• Short Summary

    Another American invasion in the Pacific - Okinawa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "OKINAWA INVASION".

    Okinawa, Pacific, Japan.

    Several shots of bows of battleship with heavy seas breaking over. Long shot of battleship firing during invasion of Okinawa. Huge explosion as shells land on the hillsides of Okinawa. Sky filled with antiaircraft shell bursts over the Pacific Fleet off Okinawa. Good shot of antiaircraft tracer shells firing into sky. Bombs falling and exploding near an aircraft carrier. Various shots of flaming Japanese aircraft falling into sea. Rocket firing ships firing into hillsides of Okinawa - quite impressive. Numerous explosions on Okinawa as naval bombardment takes its effect.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.19
    Media URN:
    39915
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:17:00 / 01:51:00:00
    Canister:
    45/37

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