Budget Films

Stock Footage

Peleliu Combat

During the Battle of Peleliu, a small Pacific island of the Palau group, U.S. Marines fight in a burned out jungle. A group carrying a stretcher is shot at, the lead man on a patrol takes sniper fire and falls. Other shots of grenades being tossed, tanks rolling through the apocalyptic environment and marines and army infantry patrolling. Quick shot of African American marine looking at camera. Quick shots of Marines smoking, wounded Marine hopping to safety. Narrator notes that man on stretcher is a combat photographer, one of nine who fell.

IdentifierCLIP-8548
Duration1 min, 34 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1944
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