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Reel Number: 220331-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1945

Country: PacificUSA

Location: Okinawa RYUKU ISLANDS

TC Begins: 14:51:14

TC Ends: 15:00:35

Duration: 00:09:21

Okinawa Carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) at dock, Mrs Roosevelt with Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King and general Marshall launch ship. Ernest J. King makes speech. Battleship at sea. Plane takes off from carrier. Aerial shots Okinawa, rocket attack on industrial area. Japanese war planes under attack, hit and dive into sea. Battleship firing broadside. Single large gun firing off ship. Explosion near ship. Bombardment, rockets on island. Fleet at sea, rockets fired from ship. US troops in landing crafts, on beach. Up hill in tanks, soldiers sitting on top. Burning field and building with US soldier walking through. On jeep. Wounded carried off, tended, loaded on plane, takes off (grainy). Battle in jungle. Firing guns. Dead Japanese. Throwing grenades. Surrendered Japanese soldier. Pulling dead Japanese out of cave. WWII. Pacific War

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