first published on May 18, 2016 by Josh
Two Marine Combat Correspondents report live from the landing crafts as they hit the beaches of Iwo Jima. It’s not often that we get to hear such clear audio from WWII, but listen closely as the correspondents report.
At multiple points in the audio, you can hear the front-line Marines shouting orders, while Japanese and Marine machine guns rattle off reports at each other. At another point in the recording, the correspondent spots a Marine as he gets shot.