Iwo Jima: Bombardment Seen From Destroyer 250182-01 | Footage Farm



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[WWII – Color, 1945, Iwo Jima: Bombardment Seen From Destroyer]
LS PAN Iwo Jima shoreline under bombardment; smoke columns & landing craft on beach.
06:00:24 LS Dawn or dusk firing, tracers against Mt. Suribachi; fire burning at base. Shoreline & smoke rising. Plane overhead, man in foreground watching plane over Suribachi. Firing tracers to shore. Men loading ammunition. Tracers to shore. Large gun fired.
06:02:51 Daytime pan across water to smoking shoreline under bombardment; large smoke columns obscure island & Mt. Suribachi. Numbers 1 & 2 turrets of USS Wiley firing. LS Mt. Suribachi under bombardment; gun flashes & tracer fire in foreground.
06:04:25 MS Battleship & destroyer lying off Iwo firing; gun flashes from ship’s own guns in foreground.
06:06:58 MS HA Looking toward number two turret, bridge in foreground. Pans to shore.
06;07:35 High angle / HA of officers wearing helmets looking from ship to shore. Water & pan to shore.
06:08:38 MS Battleship & destroyer lying off shore. LS Mt. Suribachi. Flashes from guns in foreground.
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