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WWII - 1945, Iwo Jima - 5th Div. US Marines

Reel Number: 220825-11

Color: Colour

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1945

Country: Japan

Location: IWO JIMA,Okinawa,Pacific

TC Begins: 14:15:25

TC Ends: 14:25:01

Duration: 00:09:36

WWII - 1945, Iwo Jima - 5th Div. US Marines CU marine in trench, smiles at camera. CU Hand written sign reads: “Gy. Sgt. John Basilone’s Pack”. Pans from resting troops down to Japanese & US soldiers bodies. CU US corpses, many burnt. Marine takes cover whilst treating wounded man. CU severed limbs, more US corpses. 14:17:11 CU marines torch hut in village; GI holds Japanese body by shirt. Grabs. 14:17:42 Marines wash beneath water pipe in forest. MCU lathering w/ soap. 14:18:27 CU dead Japanese woman (?) in bushes. CUs Japanese corpses, disemboweled. Marine moving Jap body w/ boot. 14:19:28 VS Marine points to shell damage on tank w/ ruler. 14:20:59 Marine holding injured Japanese boy. Japanese soldier surrenders to Marines, forest burning. 14:21:28 Marines inspect naked wounded Japanese soldier. Marines throw grenades; US soldier w/ Japanese flag. Marines pull various corpses from bushes. Looting body. 14:22:39 US troops treat wounded Japanese civilians including women & children, load some onto truck. 14:23:16 Okinawa, south tip, west flank. 22nd Marines flushing Japanese from culverts. Marines w/ hand gun shoots Japanese soldier hiding in culvert; CS Marine pulling out Japanese soldier by the feet using ropes. CU second marine shoots point blank into legs & again into torso. Explosives into culvert & explosion. 14:24:30 CU Very bloody, wounded Marine given treatment. Transfusion. WW2; WWII; War Atrocities; Pacific War; Horrors of War; 1945;

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