U.S. Forces Take Okinawa
Numerous shots U.S. Navy ships and landing craft moving towards Okinawa. Soldiers jump into waves and run towards a beach. Gritty combat shots on land include a soldier with his back on fire during an assault with flame throwers. Quck shots of a soldier throwing a grenade, explosions, invaders facing gunfire. An American flag flies the from the top of a hill, signifying victory. DOC/WA - 1940's - B/W
Battle of Okinawa
US navy and marines in action/ rising of US flag
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US military vehicles struggle in mud on Okinawa during World War II
Return ticket: [issue of April 28, 2019]
France 24
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
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.
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Final Days of Struggle on Okinawa
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.
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
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, 1945
Allied forces battle with Japanese army at the Battle of Okinawa. Naval warfare and attack. 1945
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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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Secret negotiations Stalin, the Nazis and the West: Part 2
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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.
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.
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.
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Battleships vs. Japanese Planes
American battleships shell Japanese aircraft off the coast of Okinawa. Spectacular battle footage.
Coastal video footage of Itoman City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
Video taken with a drone hovering over the area. An image of the waves splashing on the beach seen from along the Peace Memorial Park, which enshrines the war dead in Itoman City. The Peace Memorial Park is visited by the families of the war dead every year and has become a tourist attraction in recent years.
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.
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US military action in Battle of Okinawa during World War II
VE Day, aerial and naval warfare in the Pacific during the Battle of Okinawa, 1945
Troops on board the Allied ships learn of the VE Day celebrations in Europe. Scenes of naval and aerial warfare between the Allied forces and Japanese fighters in the Pacific Ocean. Newspaper headline overlays show the defeat of the Japanese air force. 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 5)
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Report From the Ryukyus