1945, Okinawa: Naval Battle – 250197-01 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[WWII – 1945, Okinawa: Naval Battle]
Daytime navy battle, tracers firing at plane, flak, hit; ship guns firing. Night w/ traces & kamikaze planes exploding, burning.
14:01:28 Dawn & continuing, GSAP hitting planes & exploding.
14:01:57 Battleships underway & firing; MCU Ernie Pyle. Montage of ship’s guns firing. Marines running forward; battleships firing on shore. Aircraft carriers control room, planes taking off, strafing w/ rockets, explosions. Fleet unloading supplies, trucks off LST, DUKWs. Kamikazes. CU gun crew firing from various ships.
14:04:56 Carrier burning; fighting fires w/ hoses, welding. Burned aircraft; ship damage; rocket loose from landing plane & bouncing across deck. Plane exploding on carrier deck. Battleship guns & sailors; parachute into water. Pilot pulled from water.
14:06:35 US flag at half-staff on ship, FDR death. Shipboard services, MCUs.
14:07:04 Kamikaze attack; ship guns firing.
14:07:49 Sunset & fleet on calm sea, lookouts silhouetted; damaged tail of plane. Carrier planes launched, overhead; large guns firing on Okinawa; loading 40mm ship guns; firing 20mm gun turrets at planes. Flak, tumbling planes spiral down. Superimposed Washington Post headlines re Okinawa casualties. Flak & shells hitting water. The End.
WW2, Task Force 58; Government Propaganda;
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One thought on “1945, Okinawa: Naval Battle – 250197-01 | Footage Farm Ltd

  1. Brave men .💪
    Both side.

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