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    United States Navy and Marine forces invade Iwo Jima, with divebombers flying from carriers and battleships shelling shore defenses

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Invasion of Iwo Jima: Grim Battles as U.S. Marines Land on Island Near Japan

    IWO JIMA: Various:
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    AEROPLANES AMERICAN Dive bombing IWO JIMA prior to landings Plane crash lands on carrier. One crash in sea near carrier pilot saved (V. G.)


    AMERICA. MILITARY. Land on IWO JIMA, & advance inland Gen SMITH


    AMERICAN NAVAL. Battleships & escort bombard IWO JIMA.


    AMERICA NAVAL. Naval cameraman dead after landing-craft been hit by JAP mortar fire.


    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. U.S. landing at IWO JIMA, one hit.


    DEATH Dead U.S. Naval cameraman on landing craft. Jap soldier killed while running.


    IWO JIMA. Aerial view of invasion fleet (U.S.) Dive-bombing I.J. Battleships & escort bombard coast, landing craft going in: Japs mortar craft, one hit. G.I.s advance inland, Jap oil dump hit, flame throwers used on pill-boxes. Jap killed. Supplies going ashore (crane used) Gen: SMITH, Marine Commander.


    MAP Of IWO JIMA in relationship to JAPAN


    Military - Active; Japan

    Japanese, ocean, volcano, shore, rescue, pilot, battleship, plane, guns, rockets, World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, soldiers, troops, beach, boat, barrage, tank, prisoners, USMC, USN, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Operation Detachment, 4th Marine Division, 5th Marine Division, U.S. Sixth Fleet, 15th Fighter Group, P-51 Mustang, Mustangs, USS New York, Mount Suribachi, landing craft, LST, bazooka, machine gun, guns, infantry, assault, bridgehead, oil dump, explode, explosion, tank, tanks, armour, armoured, flamethrower, flamethrowers, pillboxes, pillbox, cannon, prisoner, prisoners, POW, POWs, supply, supplies, foxhole, foxholes, General Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith, James Vincent Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy
    Background: United States Navy and Marine forces invade Iwo Jima, with divebombers flying from carriers and battleships shelling shore defenses

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1P8DNBR44M6FLHL3C15CMIAG2
    Media URN:
    VLVA1P8DNBR44M6FLHL3C15CMIAG2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1945
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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