This Day In History: battle For Okinawa; 06/21/99
THIS DAY IN HISTORY 06/22/45 Battle For Okinawa: Vintage BW footage of WWII battle of the pacific in Okinawa: Planes takes off of air craft carriers, battle footage, big guns fire, soldiers in foxholes, fire aboard carrier put out etc
NEWS SPOTLIGHT
Full title reads: "NEWS SPOTLIGHT". <br/> <br/>First Meeting of Allied War Crimes Commission at Law Courts. <br/>London. Brief shot of the Law Courts in London. Allied War Crimes Commission seated at the bench. Several shots of Lord Wright, Chairman of A.W.C.C. More shots of the members of the commission. <br/> <br/>Mussolini's Body. <br/>Milan, Italy. Scenes after death of Benito Mussolini in Milan. Crowd gathered around pile of dead bodies, Mussolini's body and body of his mistress Clara Petacci are among them. Body being kicked and spat on and then strung up in a garage, together with that of his mistress Clara Petacci. <br/> <br/>Quisling on Trial. <br/>Oslo, Norway. Various shots of Norwegian traitor Vidkun Quisling seated in court. <br/> <br/>Haw-Haw Joyce and Wife Captive. <br/>Germany. Mrs Joyce, wife of a traitor William Joyce, standing beside car being photographed. William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) being lifted from army ambulance. They were caught in Flensburg and are moved to British Military Hospital near Luneberg. Joyce on a stretcher - he was shot through buttocks during arrest. <br/> <br/>Midget Subs and Human Torpedoes. <br/>Near Copenhagen, Denmark. Various shots of captured German one-man submarines with double torpedo tubes. <br/> <br/>Fire bombs used on Tokyo. <br/>Unknown. Close shot of the American fire bomb attached to undercarriage of a bomber plane. Various shots of fighter planes flying in and dropping fire bombs - long trails of flame and huge clouds of smoke are seen. These bombs are used for air raids on Tokyo. <br/> <br/>Pacific Naval Battle. <br/>Okinawa, Pacific. Sky filled with shell bursts from heavy antiaircraft barrage. Bombs and machine gun bullets bursting into sea. Japanese plane blazing as it falls to the sea. Aircraft landing on carrier. Fighter plane misses deck and lands in the sea. Close up shot of plane and crew floating on the sea. Plane bounces off deck and crashes into superstructure. Several shots of the plane burning on deck. <br/> <br/>(Mute& Track Negs.)
The Okinawans walk down a road near Nakagusuku Bay in Okinawa, Japan during the Battle of Okinawa.
Activities of the Okinawans in Okinawa, Japan during the Battle of Okinawa of World War II. Rice paddies in the area. Mountains and Nakagusuku Bay in the background. The Okinawans walk down a road near the bay. Location: Okinawa Ryukyu Islands. Date: April 1945.
WORLD WAR II FOOTAGE / OKINAWA
FILM TRANSFER OF 2 CUT STORIES ON THE 23RD ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF OKINAWA. WORLD WAR II BATTLE ACTION STOCK FOOTAGE. US FLEET. LANDING CRAFT IN WATER. SMOKE FROM ISLAND FROM BOMBING. AERIALS OF FLARES FIRING. SOLDIERS FIRE. FLAG ON HILL RAISED. WAR MEMORIAL. MILITARY CEREMONY. PLANE DIVE BOMBING. CS TROOPS TROOPS HITTING BEACH & MOVING INTO JUNGLE, CASUALTIES, ETC.
Battle of Okinawa
A vintage newsreel depicts the hardships of the Battle of Okinawa, as U.S. Army, Marine, and Navy units fight the Japanese Imperial forces for control of the island, a key battle in the Pacific Theater.
Battle of Okinawa, 1945
Allied forces battle with Japanese army at the Battle of Okinawa. Naval warfare and attack. 1945
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1945
b&w newsreel - Japs last stand, Yanks raise Old Glory over Iwo Jima, famous image of Marines raising flag over Iwo Jima, Japs are routed in desperate battle for Okinawa, U.S. troops to camera, soldiers with back to camera throws hand grenade, explosion, U.S. troops to and by camera, soldiers use flamethrower, soldiers with rifles through city, w/s fire in distance, WWII
WORLD WAR II
DEAD JAPANESE BODY SLIDES DOWN OFF HILL AS MARINES BATTLE CAVE BY CAVE IN OKINAWA. 1ST MASS SURRENDER OF JAPANESE SOLDIERS ON OKINAWA. MONTAGE SENSATIONAL KAMIKAZE PLANE ATTACKS ON WARSHIPS OFF OKINAWA INFLICT HEAVY DAMAGE AND CASUALTIES
The Battle Ahead
The Battle Ahead. United States Navy film about the ongoing combat between the U.S. Navy and Japanese Armed Forces during World War II.. 1940s, World War II, United States Navy, Bureau of Aeronautics, Secretary of Navy James Forrestal seated at desk and speaking about ongoing war with Japan, Admiral Ernest King speaking about need for American loyalty and support to achieve victory and future navy demobilization, navy battleships / aircraft carriers, marines on ships readying weapons, airplane taking off from carrier, American Navy ships making way from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa on route to Tokyo, combat between American Navy and Japanese armed forces, marines / soldiers running ashore from boats, map showing Guadalcanal, Bougainville, New Guinea, Tarawa, Saipan, Palaw, Philippines, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, map superimposed over Navy ships, arrow pointing from San Francisco to Okinawa, combat between American Navy and Japanese bombers, American Navy ships firing near Tokyo, ships firing at Japanese bombers, Japanese bombers being shot and going down in flames, marines loading guns, marines using hoses to put out fires on carrier deck from Japanese bombers, dead bodies of Japanese soldiers lying on ground, Japanese soldiers marching, Japanese Army tanks, military parade, Japanese Army trucks, Japanese soldiers running with bayonets drawn, combat between American and Japanese soldiers, dead body of Japanese soldier burning, soldier throwing grenade, grenade explosion, soldiers climbing down ship rope ladder, soldiers traveling in landing craft, soldier in tank, soldiers running onto beachhead, tank coming ashore, planes on aircraft carrier, soldiers traveling in landing crafts, guns, rockets, ammunition, pontoon, floating dry dock, octane gasoline, rope being used to transport injured man, shipyard, damaged ship, textile factory, steel mill, weapons being fabricated, ships firing guns and traveling through ocean, war plant, shipyard, workers walking into building, factory, American flag on ship deck, Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz sitting at desk and speaking about American Navy's progress against Japan
WORLD WAR II: ACTIVITIES ON OKINAWA (1940’s)
B&W film, 1944. Incredible combat footage of US soldiers and Navy sailors battling the Japanese
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US military vehicles struggle in mud on Okinawa during World War II
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Final Days of Struggle on Okinawa
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US military action in Battle of Okinawa during World War II
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Pacific - Aguni Invasion
1956 Away All Boats
Away All Boats - 1956 b&w trailer - military drama - WWII - World War II, South Pacific campaign, war action - director Joseph Pevney - stars Jeff Chandler - George Nader - Julie Adams - Lex Barker graphics - Makin, Kwajalein, Saipan, Okinawa across screen - bullets fly through sky at night - various explosions, cannon fire Navy participation during - World War II, WWII - naval ships fire cannons - night - explosions - explosion at sea, in bay interior battleship - c/u audio speaker on wall - Captain warns away all boats as soldiers climb off, down ship to boats w/s side of battleship - brief aerial ship at sea - lower angle to ships in battle, soldiers storm beach in ship - naval officers - group of sailor on deck - officers w/ binoculars c/u soldier, officer - c/u young woman works inside office, sits at typewriter - c/u couple kisses on beach (Nader & Adams) c/u naval commander (Barker) - distraught soldier, sailor - c/u Richard Boone, interior tilted, bombed ship soldiers crawl on beach - c/u Charles McGraw, Chuck Mahoney, William Reynolds, amphibious battle scene - c/u John McIntyre - aerial l/s U.S. Naval ship on ocean, sea - naval officers w/ binoculars - sailors fight amongst themselves c/u doctor bandages young soldier's leg aboard ship - c/u destroyed area of ship, hole w/ water visible man takes off shirt and jumps to save life of man - hero - c/u sad, scared soldier tipped ship slides sailors and articles - anti-aircraft gunners - captain speaks, men listen l/s numerous Japanese enemy planes in sky - looks like large spots in sky , then c/u as enemy plane barely misses battleship and soldiers behind cannon - m/s enemy plane explodes in air - enemy plane does Kamikaze charge directly to ship as captain (Chandler) screams Get away from my ship! - plane crashes in ship, ship explodes, burns boat hit head-on by Japanese enemy aircraft - Kamikaze pilot (not visible) - men storm beach, invasion - graphics explosion on beach, navy boats to shore
JAPANESE BOY RETURNS HOME TO OREGON
IT WAS A MOMENT THEY'D WAITED NEARLY 10 MONTHS FOR. THE RETURN OF 13 YEAR OLD TUDASUKE (TA-DAHSKA) BUSS. WITH BALLOONS AND WELCOME HOME SIGNS FAMILY AND FRIENDS GATHERED AT PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL TO EXTEND AN ENTHUSIASTIC AND EMOTIONAL RECEPTION. THE YOUNGSTER HAD BEEN A HOSTAGE OF U-S DIPLOMATIC RED TAPE IN HIS NATIVE OKINAWA, JAPAN WHERE HE HAD GONE TO VISIT WITH HIS ADOPTIVE MOTHER, WHO'S AN AMERICAN CITIZEN. EMBASSY OFFICIALS WOULDN'T LET HIM RETURN HOME TO GRESHAM SAYING THE ADOPTION WASN'T COMPLETE. SO FOR TWO MONTHS TUDASUKE'S ADOPTIVE FATHER, STEVE, BATTLED A SEEMINGLY IMMOVABLE AMERICAN BUREAUCRACY. (SOT) (SOT) THAT "SOMETHING" PAID OFF IF A BIG WAY TODAY WITH A HAPPY REUNION BETWEEN STEVE BUSS HIS SON TUDASUKE. (SOT) THE NIGHTMARE FOR THE BUSSES ENDED WITH A COURTESY RIDE HOME FROM A FANTASY LIMOUSINE.
1940s NEWSREELS
"THE BATTLE FOR OKINAWA" VARIOUS SCENES OF ARMY AND MARINE SOLDIERS IN RAGING BATTLES WITH JAPANESE ON THE ISLAND OF OKINAWA. VARIOUS SCENES TANK EQUIPPED FLAME THROWERS IN ACTION, TROOPS ADVANCING OVER TOUGH TERRAIN.
WORLD WAR II FOOTAGE / OKINAWA
FILM TRANSFER OF 2 CUT STORIES ON THE 23RD ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF OKINAWA. WORLD WAR II BATTLE ACTION STOCK FOOTAGE. US FLEET. LANDING CRAFT IN WATER. SMOKE FROM ISLAND FROM BOMBING. AERIALS OF FLARES FIRING. SOLDIERS FIRE. FLAG ON HILL RAISED. WAR MEMORIAL. MILITARY CEREMONY. PLANE DIVE BOMBING. CS TROOPS TROOPS HITTING BEACH & MOVING INTO JUNGLE, CASUALTIES, ETC.
Battleships vs. Japanese Planes
American battleships shell Japanese aircraft off the coast of Okinawa. Spectacular battle footage.
Distant view of LST and amphibious LVT vehicles on Okinawa, green beach, during Battle of Okinawa in WW2
Coast of Okinawa Islands during the Battle of Okinawa during World War 2. United States Navy LST (or Tank Landing ships) sail off the coast of Okinawa. Camera pans to the hills near the coast of Okinawa. Amphibious LVT vehicles (Landing Vehicle Tracked), loaded with United States troops, are prepared to push forward to the beach. Amphibious LVT vehicles (Landing Vehicle Tracked), loaded with United States troops, line up on Okinawa beach. Location: Okinawa Ryukyu Islands. Date: April 1, 1945.
Kamikaze attacks and naval battle in the Pacific during the Battle of Okinawa, 1945
US and Allied forces wade through the water and land on the Ryuku Islands. They wait for the enemy and it eventually arrives in the form of kamikaze attacks. Both aerial and naval warfare ensues. Part of a short propaganda film The Fleet That Came to Stay, made in 1945 by the US Navy about the naval engagements of the invasion of Okinawa. (Part 2)
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Report From the Ryukyus
1940s NEWSREELS
OKINAWA BATTLE SCENES. MONTAGE KAMIKAZE SUICIDE ATTACKS ON U.S. WARSHIPS. CREW RUN OUT OF THE WAY
Marines - Reunion
THEY WERE THE FIRST MARINES INTO THE SOUTH PACIFIC IN WORLD WAR II. NOW THEY'RE HOLD AN EMOTIONAL 56TH ANNIVERSARY GET TOGETHER.