WWII Pacific, US Navy Activities 250176-03 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[WWII – 1944, Pacific, USA: Navy Activities Aboard Ship; Landing, Majuro Isles, Marshalls. 17Feb44]
Aboard USS Cambria (APA-36) Destroyer (?) w/ islands in background. LST w/ camouflage paint moving slowly; High angle / HA down on LCP underway w/ marines or soldiers; HA at base of net on ship; LCP underway. LS pan line of LCs & amphibious tanks towards shore. View from transport to small ship artillery; transport’s 5″ gun (?) & 20mm anti-aircraft guns firing.
16:16:28 LS Plane passes tracers & flak. GOOD.
16:16:44 LS CL MS DD underway; pulling near & firing line to USS Kidd (DD 661).
16:17:14 MS sailors handling lines & setting up breeches buoy; officer (?) climbs in & is transferred to DD; sailor w/ megaphone, empty breeches buoy returned. VERY GOOD SEQUENCE.
16:18:19 LS towards island, wave of landing craft / LCs.
16:18:36 High angle / HA men descend net to LCPs alongside.
16:18:50 LS LCs circling, shore BG.
16:19:06 MS bulldozer on sling above hold, slowly moved from ship.
WW2 Landings; Invasions; Transfers at sea;
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