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Pictorial Report Number 29

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "Three subjects are covered in this week's issue. The first report covers the shipment of packet platoons to overseas areas. These platoons are composed of men trained both as combat soldiers and specialists--possessors of special skills, talent, and know-how the Army needs in the right place at the right time. From Okinawa comes a dramatic episode from the daily intensive training of soldiers assigned to the Army's Special Forces. It is a unique operation in amphibious training for a demolition team of Army frogmen. Included in this sequence is a parachute rescue at sea. The final story deals with a soldier's friend who has always gone all out to do a good job -- the Army Mule. Film coverage includes World War II fo [...]
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1957
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The Return to the Philippines ; Okinawa, the Last Battle [electronic resource]

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Combining graphic combat footage and expert commentary, this is a commanding view of the battles and strategy, the men and machines, and the horror and heroism that marked World War II. [Episode 1] Heavy naval bombardment signaled American penetration of the Japanese-occupied Philippines in a battle for the territory's liberation. [Episode 2] The American Army and Marines moved toward the Japanese island beaches for the ultimate battle of World War II at Okinawa.
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1985