• Short Summary

    American troops occupy island of Okinawa.

  • Description

    Okinawa, Japan.

    American title reads "Okinawa - Mop Up Last Japs on American Won Island".

    Various shots of the American vehicles driving through very heavy mud. Various shots of the American troops flushing out last Japanese resistance from the bushes with grenades and flame throwers. Various shots of the American troops entering a village. They march villagers off to internment camp - mostly children and elderly. Close up shot of General Joseph Stilwell and General Simon Buckner (he was killed later, just before the victory) outside operational tent.

    American voiceover and music.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1625.12
    Media URN:
    60208
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:10:00 / 01:37:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 234 A

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