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Air Force

The Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Story

Footage 10:32

Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was the first African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force. Watch his journey from a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to a general officer as well as accounts about his leadership & character.

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Rocket-Propelled Sled Tests Ejection Seat At High Speed Track

Rocket-Propelled Sled Tests Ejection Seat At High Speed Track

2018 Footage 02:47

The Holloman High-Speed Test Track is a 10-mile long, precision-aligned track that gives scientist and engineers a stage where they execute their multiple projects. Data from the path provides accurate information on issues that cannot be provided by other ground tests for high-speed weapons, systems, and components.

The Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Story

Footage 10:32

Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was the first African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force. Watch his journey from a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to a general officer as well as accounts about his leadership & character.

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From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

Footage 04:40

U.S. Military personnel run through fire training exercises. Air Force members perform live fire training to practice putting out fires on the base, while Navy personnel learn how to react and respond to fires on their ship. Marine Corps members put out a controlled fire, and Army paratroopers train to engage and endure fire in riot control operations.

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The Evolution Of Stealth Aircraft In The Air Force

The Evolution Of Stealth Aircraft In The Air Force

2017 Film 01:36

A brief overview of the U.S. Air Force's efforts in stealth technology as well as aircraft that utilize it.

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Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Birth of The B-29

1945 Film 20:06

"1945" Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.

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Camera Combat

Camera Combat

2017 Footage 13:11

In 1967, the Air Force commissioned for television production capability at Hill Air Force Base. Despite the audio-visual unit going by many names in its history, the organization continues to run today in the forefront as a lead provider of innovative motion imagery for the Air Force utilizing the latest technology for quality productions.

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Airmen Intense Training

Airmen Intense Training

2015 Footage 03:25

Watch footage of Airmen from the 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squadron (EOD) training at Hill Air Force Base, Utah for preparation of future deployment. They work on several skills including counter IED and victim IED operations as well as sharpening their sight at the firing range.

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Utah Test And Training Range

Utah Test And Training Range

2015 Footage 05:46

The video gives a detailed look at Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR). UTTR covers 2,675 square miles of ground space and over 19,000 square miles of airspace. The range provides representational tests in real-world environments for all branches of the military. Some tests include weapon capabilities, ground to air combat and air to air combat.

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AFSOC Heritage 1943-2013

AFSOC Heritage 1943-2013

2013 Footage 09:39

Watch an overview of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s (AFSOC) history from World War II to 2013.

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Fairchild Air Force Base Overcoming the Challenges

Fairchild Air Force Base Overcoming the Challenges

2017 Footage 06:49

A historical overview of Fairchild Air Force Base's 75-year legacy. In the past, the base supplied armies, maintained arsenals as well as repaired and built aircraft. Today, Fairchild is synonymous with their air refueling fleet delivering fuel to planes anywhere in the world.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett. 

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Air Force Dog Training

Air Force Dog Training

2017 04:12

Commando Warrior Regional Training Center holds dog training at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Here, dogs are exposed to combat operations and war environments to prepare them for possible deployment.

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Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

2018 Footage 07:39

Military Forces perform fast roping and hoisting exercises on CV-22 Ospreys to develop their proficiency at infiltration and exfiltration.

Engineering Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, From The 1980s Until Now

Engineering Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, From The 1980s Until Now

2017 Footage 01:54

The concept of the remotely piloted aircraft began in the 1940s. Since then the technology has developed substantially with vehicles such as the RQ-4 Global Hawk and the MQ9-Reaper. These unmanned systems are critical carrying out U.S. Air Force missions.

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History of the Air Force 1954-1964

1977 Film 11:57

"1977" History of the Air Force 1954 - 1964 from missile development to space. Highlights Air Force history from 1926 through 1971. Covers Dr. Goddards' rocket experiments in 1926, German V-2 rockets, the american missile program development, aerospace medicine research, Cuban Missile Crisis, X-15 astronauts' flights and Air Force Efforts in space.

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History of the Air Force 1908-1916

1976 Footage 9:50

"1976" History of the development of the airplane and its eventual adaptation for use as a military weapon. For use with exhibits depicting the era (1908-1916).

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History of the Air Force 1946-1953

1976 Footage 11:16

"1976" Air Force development between WW II and Korean war, including scenes of prominent aircraft and personalities of that period. Covers Berlin blockade, shows major milestone developments such as the X-1 and newsmaking flights such as the Hawaii-to-Cario flight in 1946.

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History of the Air Force 1944-1945

1976 Footage 8:32

"1976" Covers history of Army Air Corps actions during air war over Europe and the pacific, including the surrender of Japan.

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Aircraft

History of the Air Force 1931-1941

1976 Footage 28:47

"1976" Highlights of Air Force history between 1931 and 1941. Covers humanitarian functions, increasing German belligerence, technical achievements such as the Arnold flight to Alaska and the development of new aircraft including the B-17.

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F-35B Lightning II STOVL Variant: Engineering and Testing

F-35B Lightning II STOVL Variant: Engineering and Testing

2016 Footage 05:01

On board the USS America, technicians, maintainers, engineers, logisticians, support staff and test pilots perform F-35B carrier suitability and integration testing with two F-35B aircraft.

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Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk In Action

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk In Action

Footage 04:09

Sikorsky's UH-60 Black Hawk In Action. High-definition footage of pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II In Action

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II In Action

Footage 02:43

Unbelievable footage of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II aircraft including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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F-35A Testing Capabilities

F-35A Testing Capabilities

2016 Footage 02:01

31st Test and Evaluation Squadron pilot, Maj. Thomas Hays, discusses the the F-35 Lightning II (TES). He and more than 85 Airmen of the 31st TES went to Mountain Home AFB, Idaho to perform the first simulated deployment tests of the F-35A. The main purpose was to carry out three operational capability mission sets.

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Eurofighter Typhoon In Action

Eurofighter Typhoon In Action

2017 Footage 04:51

Video of the Eurofighter Typhoon in action. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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Birth of The B-29

1945 Film 20:06

"1945" Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett. 

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Inside The Cockpit of The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

Inside The Cockpit of The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

2016 Footage 3:35

Breathtaking first-person and third-person video footage from the cockpit of the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft.

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MQ-9 Reaper In Flight

MQ-9 Reaper In Flight

Footage 05:02

The MQ-9 Reaper is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Watch footage of the aircraft take-offs, landings, flying as well as touch-and-go landings controlled remotely.

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An Inside Look At Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady Pre-Flight Preparations

An Inside Look At Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady Pre-Flight Preparations

2017 Footage 06:20

Watch the capabilities of the U-2 Dragon Lady and preparation to fly the aircraft during a U.S. Air Force pilot’s reconnaissance mission.

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American Aircraft In Action: F-15 Eagle And The Blue Angels Squadron

American Aircraft In Action: F-15 Eagle And The Blue Angels Squadron

Footage 03:59

Breathtaking video of the F-15 Eagle and the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron performing stunning aerial maneuvers and more.

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McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II In Action

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II In Action

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Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum In Action

Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum In Action

Footage 05:47

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Dassault Mirage In Action

Dassault Mirage In Action

2015 Footage 2:52

Video of the French Dassault Mirage 2000 aircraft. Unbelievable footage including mid-air refuelling aerial maneuvers and more.

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Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

2014 Footage 04:01

Breathtaking video of the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft, including pre-flight checks, take-offs, aerial maneuvers, landings and more.

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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor In Action

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor In Action

2015 Footage 04:26

High-definition video of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. Incredible footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III In Action

Boeing C-17 Globemaster III In Action

2016 Footage 04:10

Video of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, combat simulations and more.

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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress In Action

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress In Action

2017 Footage 04:04

Video of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, combat exercises and more.

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Lockheed AC-130U Spooky In Action

Lockheed AC-130U Spooky In Action

2016 Footage 04:14

Unbelievable video of the Lockheed AC-130U Spooky aircraft, including pre-flight checks, take-offs, aerial maneuvers, combat exercises, landings and more.

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Army

Dassault Rafale In Action

Dassault Rafale In Action

2017 Footage 02:07

High-definition footage of the Dassault Rafale with pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

Footage 04:40

U.S. Military personnel run through fire training exercises. Air Force members perform live fire training to practice putting out fires on the base, while Navy personnel learn how to react and respond to fires on their ship. Marine Corps members put out a controlled fire, and Army paratroopers train to engage and endure fire in riot control operations.

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Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

2018 Footage 8:08

For the U.S. Army, readiness is vital. Through demand reduction, the Army tries to find solutions to widen their operational reach, decrease mission dangers, and enhance promptness. In World War II, issues arose in General Patton’s supply line causing him to make use of local French factories at the cost of time. Today, finding the best methods of resource efficiency is essential for responsiveness and strategic necessities in the 21St Century warfare.

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Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Utah Test And Training Range

Utah Test And Training Range

2015 Footage 05:46

The video gives a detailed look at Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR). UTTR covers 2,675 square miles of ground space and over 19,000 square miles of airspace. The range provides representational tests in real-world environments for all branches of the military. Some tests include weapon capabilities, ground to air combat and air to air combat.

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Army Cold Weather Training In Alaska

Army Cold Weather Training In Alaska

2017 Footage 05:46

Army Cold Weather Training in Alaska. Members of the Northern Warfare Training Center prepare soldiers to endure the unforgiving Alaskan landscape in training and survival exercises.

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Life in the Korean War

Life in the Korean War

1984 Film 28:02

In this episode, The Big Picture looks at soldiers lives over a single day on the front lines of Korea. Items include the eating and bathing conditions for soldiers as well as typical work such as planting microphones or driving tanks.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett. 

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Engineer Battalion Coordinates Mechanized Breach

Engineer Battalion Coordinates Mechanized Breach

2017 Footage 02:24

During Iron Focus, a military exercise, engineers help soldiers in tactical vehicles by removing obstacles in their path using mechanized breach operations so forces can continue.

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Hell on Wheels

Footage 20:21

Historical record of the combat activities of the 2D armored division during World War II.

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Baltic Urban Warfare Exercise

Baltic Urban Warfare Exercise

Footage 03:34

Close to Zaragoza, Spain, members of Baltic Battalion perform an urban combat exercise in San Gre-gorio training field. The Estonian and Latvian soldiers use their abilities in an urban environment.

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Jungle Warfare School

Jungle Warfare School

2016 Footage 05:33

At the French Jungle Warfare School close to Libreville, Gabon, U.S. Soldiers practice search and movement drills as well as learn how to treat causalities. The purpose of the training is to guarantee that soldiers have the proper skills to live and succeed in a jungle surrounding.

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2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2017 Footage 50:40

Explore the history of the 2nd Infantry Division (2ID). This documentary gives an overview of the legacy of the 2ID beginning in 1917 along with interviews with veterans and current infantry as well as KATUSA soldiers.

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Improved Ribbon Bridge: Transporting Military Vehicles Across the Missouri River

Improved Ribbon Bridge: Transporting Military Vehicles Across the Missouri River

2016 Footage 02:03

As a part of Golden Coyote 2016 exercise, U.S. Army Soldiers construct Improved Ribbon Bridges (IRB) with Mk2 Bridge Erection Boats to move multiple military vehicles across the Missouri River in Chamberlain, S.D.

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Signal Corps History: Development of Communications & Information Systems

Signal Corps History: Development of Communications & Information Systems

2014 Footage 08:15

Since the Revolutionary War, the U.S. Army has always used communication systems to organize soldiers. In 1863, the U.S. saw the necessity to provide the latest communication technology to the army and introduced the Signal Corp. Today, Signal Corps continues to develop and deliver elite communication and information systems for the leadership and control of combined arms forces.

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Paratroopers: Jumping Into Action

Paratroopers: Jumping Into Action

2014 Footage 06:53

U.S. paratroopers prep to jump from a C-17 Globemaster III during the 2014 Arctic Thunder Air Show. They are participating in a simulated assault on the airfield at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska.

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Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

2017 Footage 06:33

Watch how U.S. marines and soldiers use improved ribbon bridge (IRB) to help vehicles cross rivers around the world.

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The Infantry Tank Team

1944 Footage 11:50

"1944" Shows how the infantry-tank team lends mutual protection from dangers experienced by each during independent operation. Describes conditions, formations, and communications for combined operations. Demonstrates how a team can capture an enemy position consisting of a machine gun and an antitank gun. The infantry finds and points out the objective, puts the antitank gun out of action, guides and protects the tanks, and follows them into the position to wipe it out.

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M-24 Light Tank

1944 Footage 20:19

"1944" Describes the M-24 and compares it with the M-5. Teaches how to operate the tank, pointing out good and bad practices. Explains the ventilation and heating systems and the operation of the gears. Demonstrates how to adjust the track.

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Instructional

Marines Advance – Flame Throwing Tanks on Iwo Jima

1945 Footage 9:26

"1945"  Film shows actual battle footage of US tanks in the battle for the Island Iwo Jima.

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Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

2018 Footage 8:08

For the U.S. Army, readiness is vital. Through demand reduction, the Army tries to find solutions to widen their operational reach, decrease mission dangers, and enhance promptness. In World War II, issues arose in General Patton’s supply line causing him to make use of local French factories at the cost of time. Today, finding the best methods of resource efficiency is essential for responsiveness and strategic necessities in the 21St Century warfare.

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Technology And Warfare: Then And Now

Technology And Warfare: Then And Now

2018 Footage 23:10

Watch a presentation about the history of military technology along with the concepts “military revolution and revolution in military affairs.” The presentation also discusses the relationship between older technologies and newer trends as well as the capacity to predict future trends in warfare.

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Marines Perform Fording Training

Marines Perform Fording Training

2014 Footage 03:34

U.S. Marines along with the Marine Rotational Force drive vehicles through water in fording exercise.

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Air Force Dog Training

Air Force Dog Training

2017 04:12

Commando Warrior Regional Training Center holds dog training at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Here, dogs are exposed to combat operations and war environments to prepare them for possible deployment.

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Small-Boat Operations

Small-Boat Operations

2017 Footage 04:54

During a navigation trip, Coast Guard Kanawha crew uses a small boat to bring a rouge buoy back to a cutter on the Mississippi River. Also U.S. Navy and Marines, as well as the Royal Thai Navy, participate in the 23rd iteration of Combined Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Thailand.

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Your Military Neighbors

1966 Footage 28:48

"1966" How U.S. Armed Forces achieve good community relations by promoting the public welfare here and abroad, under normal and emergency conditions.

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Dangerous Encounters

1984 Film 24:33

"1984" Establishes the hazards of birds to aircraft; Discusses actions aircrews can take to reduce potential bird strikes, and details post-birdstrike procedures and the importance of reporting all bird strikes.

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The Last Bomb

1947 Film 24:29

"1947" Miscellaneous scenes showing B-29 maintenance scenes, planning room scenes showing plotting board and discussion of target area, Tokyo. Then shows formations of B-29s and P-51s, Japanese terrain, aerial combat with Japanese aircraft, B-29 dropping bomb loads and fighter aircraft strafing targets.

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Making the C-5 Galaxy

1969 Film 27:14

"1969" Relates story of an aviation milestone, the C-5 galaxy. Tells many problems involved in its construction and why it was manufactured. Depicts unique features of the aircraft and explains its capabilities and subsystems. Predicts revolutionary impact on military and civilian transportation. Pictures roll-out ceremonies and maiden flight from Dobbins AFB, Georgia.

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Korean War

Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Life in the Korean War

Life in the Korean War

1984 Film 28:02

In this episode, The Big Picture looks at soldiers lives over a single day on the front lines of Korea. Items include the eating and bathing conditions for soldiers as well as typical work such as planting microphones or driving tanks.

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The Ultimate Test: Overcoming Korea

The Ultimate Test: Overcoming Korea

1950 Footage 28:15

In this episode, The Big Picture looks at the early Chinese involvement in the Korean War, U.S. soldiers fighting the harsh conditions of winter as well as evacuating wounded fighters in helicopters. There is also footage of an exhibition put on by the Army’s Ordinance Corp. displaying the latest foreign and domestic weapons & vehicles for that time.

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2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2017 Footage 50:40

Explore the history of the 2nd Infantry Division (2ID). This documentary gives an overview of the legacy of the 2ID beginning in 1917 along with interviews with veterans and current infantry as well as KATUSA soldiers.

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This is Korea

1951 Film 49:47

"1951" Covers the United States involvement with Korea and testing of Korean weapons. John Ford directed this film which is the only color documentary made during the Korean War.

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End of the Korean War

1955 Film 27:23

"1955" In this episode The Big Picture tries to analyse the Korean war.

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The Crime of Korea

1950 Footage 15:32

"1950" Korea in the tumultuous period between the end of World War II and the start of the Korean War.

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Korea Battles for Time

1950 Film 28:59

"1950" Logistics and combat operations of air, sea, and ground forces of United Nations in Korea from 10th of July through 10th of August 1950.

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Marines

Floating Fortress

1952 Footage 13:36

"1952" Portrays a day's activities aboard a U.S. battleship (USS New Jersey) off the coast of Korea. Shows living conditions, habits of officers and crew, and bombardment of enemy positions along the shore.

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Visit Board Search & Seize Training

Visit Board Search & Seize Training

2018 Footage 05:00

U.S. Marines perform hook and climb training aboard USNS 1st LT Jack Lummus (T-AK 3011) as part of Visit Board Search and Seize training (VBSS), while British Royal Marines execute special insertion and VBSS training aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable.

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Amphibious Assault Vehicle Training

Amphibious Assault Vehicle Training

2017 Footage 06:29

U.S. Marines along with Republic of Korea Marines use Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) to perform bilateral water operations during Korea Marine Exercise Program 17-6 at Pohang, South Korea.

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From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

Footage 04:40

U.S. Military personnel run through fire training exercises. Air Force members perform live fire training to practice putting out fires on the base, while Navy personnel learn how to react and respond to fires on their ship. Marine Corps members put out a controlled fire, and Army paratroopers train to engage and endure fire in riot control operations.

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Combat Life Saver: How To Save Lives Like A Marine

Combat Life Saver: How To Save Lives Like A Marine

2017 Footage 03:35

Marines participate in Combat Lifesaver Course (CLS) at Okinawa, Japan to learn basic casualty and combat care as well as deliver aid to wounded service members in combat situations. They perform various medical procedures on themselves and dummies. The last test the Marines go through is known as the ‘kill house’ which simulates noisy, fast-paced situations of combat.

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With the Marines at Tarawa

1944 Film 20:10

"1944" Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

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Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Amphibious Ready Group Ships

Amphibious Ready Group Ships

2018 Footage 05:02

Watch footage of Marine Corps amphibious vehicles such as LPDs, LHDs, and LHAs. These warships are crafted to help Marines in Operational Maneuver from the Sea and Ship to Objective. The ships are equipped with the capabilities to sail into danger and allow for rapid combat power buildup against adversaries.

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Utah Test And Training Range

Utah Test And Training Range

2015 Footage 05:46

The video gives a detailed look at Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR). UTTR covers 2,675 square miles of ground space and over 19,000 square miles of airspace. The range provides representational tests in real-world environments for all branches of the military. Some tests include weapon capabilities, ground to air combat and air to air combat.

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Marines Perform Fording Training

Marines Perform Fording Training

2014 Footage 03:34

U.S. Marines along with the Marine Rotational Force drive vehicles through water in fording exercise.

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Hell on Wheels

Footage 20:21

Historical record of the combat activities of the 2D armored division during World War II.

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M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank Undergoes Cold Weather Training

M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank Undergoes Cold Weather Training

2016 Footage 10:57

In Norway, U.S. Marines run-through cold weather training as well as driving techniques in the M1 Assault Breacher Vehicle, M88A2 Armored Recovery Vehicle, and M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to develop their proficiently to work in mountainous and winter conditions.

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Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

2018 Footage 07:39

Military Forces perform fast roping and hoisting exercises on CV-22 Ospreys to develop their proficiency at infiltration and exfiltration.

Small-Boat Operations

Small-Boat Operations

2017 Footage 04:54

During a navigation trip, Coast Guard Kanawha crew uses a small boat to bring a rouge buoy back to a cutter on the Mississippi River. Also U.S. Navy and Marines, as well as the Royal Thai Navy, participate in the 23rd iteration of Combined Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Thailand.

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6th Marine Division On Okinawa

1945 Film 50:24

"1945" During the campaign for Okinawa (Operation Iceberg) the Sixth Marine Division was assigned to the III Amphibious Corps. This Academy Award nominated Kodachrome color documentary film tells the story of the 82 days fighting on the Island of Okinawa.

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Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

2017 Footage 06:33

Watch how U.S. marines and soldiers use improved ribbon bridge (IRB) to help vehicles cross rivers around the world.

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6th Marine Division on Okinawa

1945 Film 50:19

"1945" During the campaign for Okinawa (Operation Iceberg) the Sixth Marine Division was assigned to the III Amphibious Corps. This Academy Award nominated Kodachrome color documentary film tells the story of the 82 days fighting on the Island of Okinawa.

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Marines Land On Yellow Beach

1945 Footage 8:16

"1945" Film shows real battle footage and preparation for troops for the battle of Iwo Jima.

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The Infantry Tank Team

1944 Footage 11:50

"1944" Shows how the infantry-tank team lends mutual protection from dangers experienced by each during independent operation. Describes conditions, formations, and communications for combined operations. Demonstrates how a team can capture an enemy position consisting of a machine gun and an antitank gun. The infantry finds and points out the objective, puts the antitank gun out of action, guides and protects the tanks, and follows them into the position to wipe it out.

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Marines Advance – Flame Throwing Tanks on Iwo Jima

1945 Footage 9:26

"1945"  Film shows actual battle footage of US tanks in the battle for the Island Iwo Jima.

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Military Exercises

Battle of Hue

2007 Film 43:37

"2007" On January 31,1968,the North Vietnamese Army launches the surprise "Tet Offensive",simultaneously attacking dozens of South Vietnamese cities. Among them is the ancient city of Hue. Outnumbered 10 to 1 the brave US Marines and South Vietnamese Army troops defend the city with their lives.

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Visit Board Search & Seize Training

Visit Board Search & Seize Training

2018 Footage 05:00

U.S. Marines perform hook and climb training aboard USNS 1st LT Jack Lummus (T-AK 3011) as part of Visit Board Search and Seize training (VBSS), while British Royal Marines execute special insertion and VBSS training aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable.

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Amphibious Assault Vehicle Training

Amphibious Assault Vehicle Training

2017 Footage 06:29

U.S. Marines along with Republic of Korea Marines use Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) to perform bilateral water operations during Korea Marine Exercise Program 17-6 at Pohang, South Korea.

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From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

Footage 04:40

U.S. Military personnel run through fire training exercises. Air Force members perform live fire training to practice putting out fires on the base, while Navy personnel learn how to react and respond to fires on their ship. Marine Corps members put out a controlled fire, and Army paratroopers train to engage and endure fire in riot control operations.

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Combat Life Saver: How To Save Lives Like A Marine

Combat Life Saver: How To Save Lives Like A Marine

2017 Footage 03:35

Marines participate in Combat Lifesaver Course (CLS) at Okinawa, Japan to learn basic casualty and combat care as well as deliver aid to wounded service members in combat situations. They perform various medical procedures on themselves and dummies. The last test the Marines go through is known as the ‘kill house’ which simulates noisy, fast-paced situations of combat.

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The Immense Power Of The Navy Maritime Efforts

The Immense Power Of The Navy Maritime Efforts

2017 Footage 4:24

U.S. Navy sailors operate maritime support onboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) aircraft carrier.

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Airmen Intense Training

Airmen Intense Training

2015 Footage 03:25

Watch footage of Airmen from the 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squadron (EOD) training at Hill Air Force Base, Utah for preparation of future deployment. They work on several skills including counter IED and victim IED operations as well as sharpening their sight at the firing range.

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Utah Test And Training Range

Utah Test And Training Range

2015 Footage 05:46

The video gives a detailed look at Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR). UTTR covers 2,675 square miles of ground space and over 19,000 square miles of airspace. The range provides representational tests in real-world environments for all branches of the military. Some tests include weapon capabilities, ground to air combat and air to air combat.

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Army Cold Weather Training In Alaska

Army Cold Weather Training In Alaska

2017 Footage 05:46

Army Cold Weather Training in Alaska. Members of the Northern Warfare Training Center prepare soldiers to endure the unforgiving Alaskan landscape in training and survival exercises.

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Engineer Battalion Coordinates Mechanized Breach

Engineer Battalion Coordinates Mechanized Breach

2017 Footage 02:24

During Iron Focus, a military exercise, engineers help soldiers in tactical vehicles by removing obstacles in their path using mechanized breach operations so forces can continue.

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Marines Perform Fording Training

Marines Perform Fording Training

2014 Footage 03:34

U.S. Marines along with the Marine Rotational Force drive vehicles through water in fording exercise.

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M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank Undergoes Cold Weather Training

M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank Undergoes Cold Weather Training

2016 Footage 10:57

In Norway, U.S. Marines run-through cold weather training as well as driving techniques in the M1 Assault Breacher Vehicle, M88A2 Armored Recovery Vehicle, and M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to develop their proficiently to work in mountainous and winter conditions.

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Air Force Dog Training

Air Force Dog Training

2017 04:12

Commando Warrior Regional Training Center holds dog training at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Here, dogs are exposed to combat operations and war environments to prepare them for possible deployment.

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Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

2018 Footage 07:39

Military Forces perform fast roping and hoisting exercises on CV-22 Ospreys to develop their proficiency at infiltration and exfiltration.

Baltic Urban Warfare Exercise

Baltic Urban Warfare Exercise

Footage 03:34

Close to Zaragoza, Spain, members of Baltic Battalion perform an urban combat exercise in San Gre-gorio training field. The Estonian and Latvian soldiers use their abilities in an urban environment.

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Small-Boat Operations

Small-Boat Operations

2017 Footage 04:54

During a navigation trip, Coast Guard Kanawha crew uses a small boat to bring a rouge buoy back to a cutter on the Mississippi River. Also U.S. Navy and Marines, as well as the Royal Thai Navy, participate in the 23rd iteration of Combined Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Thailand.

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Jungle Warfare School

Jungle Warfare School

2016 Footage 05:33

At the French Jungle Warfare School close to Libreville, Gabon, U.S. Soldiers practice search and movement drills as well as learn how to treat causalities. The purpose of the training is to guarantee that soldiers have the proper skills to live and succeed in a jungle surrounding.

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Improved Ribbon Bridge: Transporting Military Vehicles Across the Missouri River

Improved Ribbon Bridge: Transporting Military Vehicles Across the Missouri River

2016 Footage 02:03

As a part of Golden Coyote 2016 exercise, U.S. Army Soldiers construct Improved Ribbon Bridges (IRB) with Mk2 Bridge Erection Boats to move multiple military vehicles across the Missouri River in Chamberlain, S.D.

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Paratroopers: Jumping Into Action

Paratroopers: Jumping Into Action

2014 Footage 06:53

U.S. paratroopers prep to jump from a C-17 Globemaster III during the 2014 Arctic Thunder Air Show. They are participating in a simulated assault on the airfield at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska.

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Military History

Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

2017 Footage 06:33

Watch how U.S. marines and soldiers use improved ribbon bridge (IRB) to help vehicles cross rivers around the world.

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The Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Story

Footage 10:32

Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was the first African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force. Watch his journey from a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to a general officer as well as accounts about his leadership & character.

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Technology And Warfare: Then And Now

Technology And Warfare: Then And Now

2018 Footage 23:10

Watch a presentation about the history of military technology along with the concepts “military revolution and revolution in military affairs.” The presentation also discusses the relationship between older technologies and newer trends as well as the capacity to predict future trends in warfare.

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With the Marines at Tarawa

1944 Film 20:10

"1944" Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

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Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Birth of The B-29

1945 Film 20:06

"1945" Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.

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Camera Combat

Camera Combat

2017 Footage 13:11

In 1967, the Air Force commissioned for television production capability at Hill Air Force Base. Despite the audio-visual unit going by many names in its history, the organization continues to run today in the forefront as a lead provider of innovative motion imagery for the Air Force utilizing the latest technology for quality productions.

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AFSOC Heritage 1943-2013

AFSOC Heritage 1943-2013

2013 Footage 09:39

Watch an overview of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s (AFSOC) history from World War II to 2013.

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Fairchild Air Force Base Overcoming the Challenges

Fairchild Air Force Base Overcoming the Challenges

2017 Footage 06:49

A historical overview of Fairchild Air Force Base's 75-year legacy. In the past, the base supplied armies, maintained arsenals as well as repaired and built aircraft. Today, Fairchild is synonymous with their air refueling fleet delivering fuel to planes anywhere in the world.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett. 

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The Growler Story

1958 Footage 20:55

"1958" One of the famed acts of individual heroism during World War II, when Commander Gilmore, fatally wounded for the last time from the battle of Battle-Scarred Bridge, commanded, "Take ER Down," bringing about the birth of one of the Navy's great traditions.

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Hell on Wheels

Footage 20:21

Historical record of the combat activities of the 2D armored division during World War II.

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Military Medical Planning

Military Medical Planning

2018 Footage 04:15

Explore medical planning in the U.S. Military. Medical planning has its roots in the Civil War where Clara Barton found and brought medical supplies to U.S. Army doctors treating Union soldiers. With modern medical planning, planners can use science and empirical data to assist in the estimation of survivability and health outcomes for combat-injured service members.

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6th Marine Division On Okinawa

1945 Film 50:24

"1945" During the campaign for Okinawa (Operation Iceberg) the Sixth Marine Division was assigned to the III Amphibious Corps. This Academy Award nominated Kodachrome color documentary film tells the story of the 82 days fighting on the Island of Okinawa.

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Signal Corps History: Development of Communications & Information Systems

Signal Corps History: Development of Communications & Information Systems

2014 Footage 08:15

Since the Revolutionary War, the U.S. Army has always used communication systems to organize soldiers. In 1863, the U.S. saw the necessity to provide the latest communication technology to the army and introduced the Signal Corp. Today, Signal Corps continues to develop and deliver elite communication and information systems for the leadership and control of combined arms forces.

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David Taylor’s Legacy: Naval Engineering Pioneer

2017 Film 03:39

Watch the history of Rear Admiral David Taylor, a naval architect, and marine engineer. His goal was to bring modern research ship design to the United States and update facilities. He established the first experimental model basin at the Washington Naval Yard to test the speed and power of ships.

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Women At War And Bread For The Troops

Women At War And Bread For The Troops

1942 Footage 9:18

"1942" Women test war equipment at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. They load guns, test tractors and other carriers, operate antiaircraft guns, and work at technical jobs relating to tests. Also demonstrates the Army's mobile field bakery. Ingredients are measured and mixed. Bread is baked and served to troops.

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Dragon’s Teeth

1963 28:23

"1963" General J. Lawton Collins tells of the fight to take the Siegfried line in World War II, and of the campaign to cross onto the soil of Germany.  

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The Invisible Battleground

1962 Film 30:35

"1962" Efforts and facilities at electronic test facility , FT. Huachuca, to solve radio interference problem of the field army.

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The Nuclear Navy

1967 28:26

"1967" History of the development of the nuclear power as it has been applied to the United States Navy submarine and surface ships. Participation of the USS enterprise, Long Beach and Bainbridge During operation Sea Orbit. The around-the-world cruise of task force one without refueling. Arrival and first combat action of the enterprise off Vietnam.

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Navy

Air Power American

1952 Footage 14:10

"1952" Traces air power from Kitty Hawk through World War II. Also reviews history of the Air Force from its inception as a separate military service. Explains activities of each Air Force command.

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From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

Footage 04:40

U.S. Military personnel run through fire training exercises. Air Force members perform live fire training to practice putting out fires on the base, while Navy personnel learn how to react and respond to fires on their ship. Marine Corps members put out a controlled fire, and Army paratroopers train to engage and endure fire in riot control operations.

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The Immense Power Of The Navy Maritime Efforts

The Immense Power Of The Navy Maritime Efforts

2017 Footage 4:24

U.S. Navy sailors operate maritime support onboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) aircraft carrier.

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With the Marines at Tarawa

1944 Film 20:10

"1944" Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

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Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Utah Test And Training Range

Utah Test And Training Range

2015 Footage 05:46

The video gives a detailed look at Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR). UTTR covers 2,675 square miles of ground space and over 19,000 square miles of airspace. The range provides representational tests in real-world environments for all branches of the military. Some tests include weapon capabilities, ground to air combat and air to air combat.

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Aboard The USS Theodore Roosevelt: Landing Signal Officers & Aircraft Elevators

Aboard The USS Theodore Roosevelt: Landing Signal Officers & Aircraft Elevators

2018 Footage 04:17

On the USS Theodore Roosevelt, Landing Signal Officers (LSO) demonstrate their responsibilities for aircraft safe recovery while other sailors discuss their role operating aircraft elevators.

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Small-Boat Operations

Small-Boat Operations

2017 Footage 04:54

During a navigation trip, Coast Guard Kanawha crew uses a small boat to bring a rouge buoy back to a cutter on the Mississippi River. Also U.S. Navy and Marines, as well as the Royal Thai Navy, participate in the 23rd iteration of Combined Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Thailand.

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David Taylor’s Legacy: Naval Engineering Pioneer

2017 Film 03:39

Watch the history of Rear Admiral David Taylor, a naval architect, and marine engineer. His goal was to bring modern research ship design to the United States and update facilities. He established the first experimental model basin at the Washington Naval Yard to test the speed and power of ships.

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Every Day Above Ground

2016 Footage 5:20

"2016" A multimedia product retelling the story of a Pearl Harbor survivor Everett Hyland (USN), who served aboard USS Pennsylvania (BB 38) during a Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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The Navy Blues

1937 Film 1:07:19

"1937" A sailor bets his friends he can date any woman he wants to. They pick out a librarian with a reputation as a "cold fish", and when he pursues her he discovers that he has competition-and his rival has much more sinister intentions than he does.

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Safeguarding Military Information

1941 Footage 10:22

"1941" Stresses the importance of secrecy on the part of military personnel and workers engaged in defense activities, and shows the results of careless talk. Ship explosion, sabotage, and disastrous events result from thoughtless revelation of information to enemy.  

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What Makes a Battle?

1944 Footage 15:35

"1944" Strategy and successes of the Marshall Islands battle in World War II.

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End of the Korean War

1955 Film 27:23

"1955" In this episode The Big Picture tries to analyse the Korean war.

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Floating Fortress

1952 Footage 13:36

"1952" Portrays a day's activities aboard a U.S. battleship (USS New Jersey) off the coast of Korea. Shows living conditions, habits of officers and crew, and bombardment of enemy positions along the shore.

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The Hidden War in Vietnam

1974 Film 29:13

"1974" From remote and hazardous locales in South Vietnam comes this documentary report on what the United States Army, Air Force, and Navy are doing to contain the spread of Communism. THE BIG PICTURE camera crews on location in South Vietnam show the military operations of our Special Forces units--how they live--how they operate--and what they are doing to help the Vietnamese. The host-narrator of this issue is television and motion picture star Mr. James Arness.

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An Answer Part 2

1962 Footage 17:17

"1962" John F. Kennedy and other dignitaries review the second fleet and second marine division in action. Superb material of combat aircraft, battleships, carriers, sailors, marines.

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An Answer Part 1

1962 Footage 11:03

"1962" John F. Kennedy and other dignitaries review the second fleet and second marine division in action. Superb material of combat aircraft, battleships, carriers, sailors, marines.

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The Cuban Crisis

1963 Footage 6:00

"1963"Cuban Missile Crisis; Castro builds up defenses in Cuba; cameras installed in airplane, photos show details, MiG-21 jets, OAS endorsed US in 20-0 vote, Dean Rusk shown at this meeting; Guantanamo base marines arrive; UN building exterior, Adlai Stevenson speaks on actual news reel footage.

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Men and the Sea

1943 Footage 10:23

"1943" The short documentary shows how U.S. merchant seamen were trained in seamanship, signaling, gunnery and radio operation.

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Fury In The Pacific

1945 Footage 19:40

"1945" Documentary film about a pair of World War II battles in the Pacific: the Battle of Peleliu and the Battle of Angaur. Co-produced by the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Marines, and directed by a series of combat cameraman — of whom nine became casualties of the battles they were filming.The film is especially noteworthy for its praise of the fighting abilities of Japanese soldiers (a rarity for American propaganda during World War II), and its fast-paced editing.

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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress In Action

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress In Action

2017 Footage 04:04

Video of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, combat exercises and more.

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Air Power American

1952 Footage 14:10

"1952" Traces air power from Kitty Hawk through World War II. Also reviews history of the Air Force from its inception as a separate military service. Explains activities of each Air Force command.

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Angel In Overalls

1944 Footage 14:09

"1944" This World War II-era short film tells the story of the worker back home in the States, who ran the factories to make the Lockheed P-38.

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Combat America (Part 1)

1945 Film 13:17

"1945" Follows the Flying Fortress crews of the 351st Bombardment Group from the end of their training at a Colorado training field to actual combat over Germany.

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The American Navy in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:32

A comprehensive review of the naval mission in Vietnam 1967. Bombing and missile strikes. Along Mekong delta river assault landing. civic action by navy seabees and doctors and historical footage depicting the growth of united states involvement.

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To The Shores Of Iwo Jima

1945 Film 19:07

"1945" An Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, this 20 minute Technicolor production unfolds with graphic energy the nearly month long battle for Iwo Jima, a volcanic island lying 700 miles southeast of Japan, in which 20000 Japanese and nearly 7000 American fighting men were killed, a struggle eternalized by Joe Rosenthal's photograph of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising a giant U.S. flag atop 550 foot high Mt. Suribachi, cinematically captured here in this well-edited effort.

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With the Marines at Tarawa

1944 Film 20:10

"1944" Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

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Eurofighter Typhoon In Action

Eurofighter Typhoon In Action

2017 Footage 04:51

Video of the Eurofighter Typhoon in action. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett. 

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Women At War And Bread For The Troops

Women At War And Bread For The Troops

1942 Footage 9:18

"1942" Women test war equipment at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. They load guns, test tractors and other carriers, operate antiaircraft guns, and work at technical jobs relating to tests. Also demonstrates the Army's mobile field bakery. Ingredients are measured and mixed. Bread is baked and served to troops.

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The Cuban Crisis

1963 Footage 6:00

"1963"Cuban Missile Crisis; Castro builds up defenses in Cuba; cameras installed in airplane, photos show details, MiG-21 jets, OAS endorsed US in 20-0 vote, Dean Rusk shown at this meeting; Guantanamo base marines arrive; UN building exterior, Adlai Stevenson speaks on actual news reel footage.

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AAF Special Delivery

1946 Footage 11:49

"1946" Celebrates the strength of the Army Air Force by showing many of the different types of military jets and bombers, but mostly through the grandiose and historic event of dropping an atom bomb on Bikini Atoll in Operation Crossroads.

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Tanks

Hell on Wheels

Footage 20:21

Historical record of the combat activities of the 2D armored division during World War II.

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M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank Undergoes Cold Weather Training

M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank Undergoes Cold Weather Training

2016 Footage 10:57

In Norway, U.S. Marines run-through cold weather training as well as driving techniques in the M1 Assault Breacher Vehicle, M88A2 Armored Recovery Vehicle, and M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to develop their proficiently to work in mountainous and winter conditions.

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Dragon’s Teeth

1963 28:23

"1963" General J. Lawton Collins tells of the fight to take the Siegfried line in World War II, and of the campaign to cross onto the soil of Germany.  

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The Infantry Tank Team

1944 Footage 11:50

"1944" Shows how the infantry-tank team lends mutual protection from dangers experienced by each during independent operation. Describes conditions, formations, and communications for combined operations. Demonstrates how a team can capture an enemy position consisting of a machine gun and an antitank gun. The infantry finds and points out the objective, puts the antitank gun out of action, guides and protects the tanks, and follows them into the position to wipe it out.

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M-24 Light Tank

1944 Footage 20:19

"1944" Describes the M-24 and compares it with the M-5. Teaches how to operate the tank, pointing out good and bad practices. Explains the ventilation and heating systems and the operation of the gears. Demonstrates how to adjust the track.

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Marines Advance – Flame Throwing Tanks on Iwo Jima

1945 Footage 9:26

"1945"  Film shows actual battle footage of US tanks in the battle for the Island Iwo Jima.

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This is Korea

1951 Film 49:47

"1951" Covers the United States involvement with Korea and testing of Korean weapons. John Ford directed this film which is the only color documentary made during the Korean War.

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The Hidden War in Vietnam

1974 Film 29:13

"1974" From remote and hazardous locales in South Vietnam comes this documentary report on what the United States Army, Air Force, and Navy are doing to contain the spread of Communism. THE BIG PICTURE camera crews on location in South Vietnam show the military operations of our Special Forces units--how they live--how they operate--and what they are doing to help the Vietnamese. The host-narrator of this issue is television and motion picture star Mr. James Arness.

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The Sixth Infantry Division

1948 Footage 20:08

"1948" HISTORICAL RECORD OF ACTIVITIES OF THE SIXTH INFANTRY DIVISION IN THE PACIFIC DURING WORLD WAR II.

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Vietnam War

To The Shores Of Iwo Jima

1945 Film 19:07

"1945" An Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, this 20 minute Technicolor production unfolds with graphic energy the nearly month long battle for Iwo Jima, a volcanic island lying 700 miles southeast of Japan, in which 20000 Japanese and nearly 7000 American fighting men were killed, a struggle eternalized by Joe Rosenthal's photograph of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising a giant U.S. flag atop 550 foot high Mt. Suribachi, cinematically captured here in this well-edited effort.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett. 

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Dragon’s Teeth

1963 28:23

"1963" General J. Lawton Collins tells of the fight to take the Siegfried line in World War II, and of the campaign to cross onto the soil of Germany.  

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History of the Air Force 1954-1964

1977 Film 11:57

"1977" History of the Air Force 1954 - 1964 from missile development to space. Highlights Air Force history from 1926 through 1971. Covers Dr. Goddards' rocket experiments in 1926, German V-2 rockets, the american missile program development, aerospace medicine research, Cuban Missile Crisis, X-15 astronauts' flights and Air Force Efforts in space.

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History of the Air Force 1944-1945

1976 Footage 8:32

"1976" Covers history of Army Air Corps actions during air war over Europe and the pacific, including the surrender of Japan.

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Battle of Hue

2007 Film 43:37

"2007" On January 31,1968,the North Vietnamese Army launches the surprise "Tet Offensive",simultaneously attacking dozens of South Vietnamese cities. Among them is the ancient city of Hue. Outnumbered 10 to 1 the brave US Marines and South Vietnamese Army troops defend the city with their lives.

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Vietnam Army Air Mobility Team

1965 Film 28:00

"1965" US Army film that outlines Air Mobility Team doctrine in the early-mid Vietnam war. Contains a wide variety of helicopter and ground combat footage.

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The Battle of Khe Sanh

1967 Footage 28:33

"1967" It was the longest and deadliest battle of the Vietnam War, with arguments still raging about what actually took place.

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The Crime of Korea

1950 Footage 15:32

"1950" Korea in the tumultuous period between the end of World War II and the start of the Korean War.

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The Hidden War in Vietnam

1974 Film 29:13

"1974" From remote and hazardous locales in South Vietnam comes this documentary report on what the United States Army, Air Force, and Navy are doing to contain the spread of Communism. THE BIG PICTURE camera crews on location in South Vietnam show the military operations of our Special Forces units--how they live--how they operate--and what they are doing to help the Vietnamese. The host-narrator of this issue is television and motion picture star Mr. James Arness.

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Unique War Vietnam

1966 Film 24:16

"1966" The program portrays the mission of the armed forces in South Vietnam. They search for the enemy on the battlefield and the effort to win the minds and favor of the people.

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Vietnam Crucible

1968 Film 28:33

"1968" The program reports on the American soldier's activities in Vietnam. Presents both the military and civilian situation. From the picture series.

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An Answer Part 2

1962 Footage 17:17

"1962" John F. Kennedy and other dignitaries review the second fleet and second marine division in action. Superb material of combat aircraft, battleships, carriers, sailors, marines.

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An Answer Part 1

1962 Footage 11:03

"1962" John F. Kennedy and other dignitaries review the second fleet and second marine division in action. Superb material of combat aircraft, battleships, carriers, sailors, marines.

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Making the C-5 Galaxy

1969 Film 27:14

"1969" Relates story of an aviation milestone, the C-5 galaxy. Tells many problems involved in its construction and why it was manufactured. Depicts unique features of the aircraft and explains its capabilities and subsystems. Predicts revolutionary impact on military and civilian transportation. Pictures roll-out ceremonies and maiden flight from Dobbins AFB, Georgia.

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The Ninth Infantry Division

Film 28:22

SHOWS THE UNDEFEATED BATTLE RECORD OF THE NINTH INFANTRY DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II, AND THE NEW CHALLENGES TO THE "OLD RELIABLES" TODAY IN VIETNAM.  

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The Small Boat Navy

Film 28:39

An up to date report on the operations of the U.S. Navy's small boats in Vietnam. Uniquely designed to meet the challenges of river and coastal warfare, these boats swift boats PBRS, MSBS, LCPLS, armored troop carriers, monitors, along with seawolf helicopters are depicted on coastal and river patrols under enemy fire or spearheading invasions in enemy held river territory.

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Weapons

The American Navy in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:32

A comprehensive review of the naval mission in Vietnam 1967. Bombing and missile strikes. Along Mekong delta river assault landing. civic action by navy seabees and doctors and historical footage depicting the growth of united states involvement.

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BAE Systems Mark 45 In Action

BAE Systems Mark 45 In Action

Footage 01:12

Incredible test firing footage of the Mark 45 naval artillery gun originally designed and built by United Defense, now manufactured by BAE Systems.

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FN Herstal M249 Light Machine Gun In Action

FN Herstal M249 Light Machine Gun In Action

Footage 03:24

High-definition video of the FN Herstal M249 Light Machine Gun in action. Includes footage of training simulations and live-firing.

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Missiles – The Technological Breakthrough

1981 Footage 18:51

"1981"  The technological breakthrough of missiles. LT GEN Mullins, commanding General gives introduction. Covers background and involvement in world events and developemt of Nuclear weapons and missiles from pre-war days of WW II to current deterrent force. Shows various bases and types of weapons under operational control of the 15th Air Force.

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Safeguarding Military Information

1941 Footage 10:22

"1941" Stresses the importance of secrecy on the part of military personnel and workers engaged in defense activities, and shows the results of careless talk. Ship explosion, sabotage, and disastrous events result from thoughtless revelation of information to enemy.  

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Marines Advance – Flame Throwing Tanks on Iwo Jima

1945 Footage 9:26

"1945"  Film shows actual battle footage of US tanks in the battle for the Island Iwo Jima.

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AAF Special Delivery

1946 Footage 11:49

"1946" Celebrates the strength of the Army Air Force by showing many of the different types of military jets and bombers, but mostly through the grandiose and historic event of dropping an atom bomb on Bikini Atoll in Operation Crossroads.

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Leading From Strength: US Missile and Military Might

1962 Film 21:01

Leading From Strength and US Missile and Military Might LS, Jupiter missile is launched. VS, entrance to Cape Canaveral, MP on guard. LS, four-engine drone plane takes off controlled by operator on ground. Bomarc missile is wheeled out of hangar.

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World War II

The Last Bomb

1947 Film 24:29

"1947" Miscellaneous scenes showing B-29 maintenance scenes, planning room scenes showing plotting board and discussion of target area, Tokyo. Then shows formations of B-29s and P-51s, Japanese terrain, aerial combat with Japanese aircraft, B-29 dropping bomb loads and fighter aircraft strafing targets.

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Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

2018 Footage 8:08

For the U.S. Army, readiness is vital. Through demand reduction, the Army tries to find solutions to widen their operational reach, decrease mission dangers, and enhance promptness. In World War II, issues arose in General Patton’s supply line causing him to make use of local French factories at the cost of time. Today, finding the best methods of resource efficiency is essential for responsiveness and strategic necessities in the 21St Century warfare.

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With the Marines at Tarawa

1944 Film 20:10

"1944" Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

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Birth of The B-29

1945 Film 20:06

"1945" Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.

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Hell on Wheels

Footage 20:21

Historical record of the combat activities of the 2D armored division during World War II.

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2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2017 Footage 50:40

Explore the history of the 2nd Infantry Division (2ID). This documentary gives an overview of the legacy of the 2ID beginning in 1917 along with interviews with veterans and current infantry as well as KATUSA soldiers.

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6th Marine Division On Okinawa

1945 Film 50:24

"1945" During the campaign for Okinawa (Operation Iceberg) the Sixth Marine Division was assigned to the III Amphibious Corps. This Academy Award nominated Kodachrome color documentary film tells the story of the 82 days fighting on the Island of Okinawa.

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Women At War And Bread For The Troops

Women At War And Bread For The Troops

1942 Footage 9:18

"1942" Women test war equipment at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. They load guns, test tractors and other carriers, operate antiaircraft guns, and work at technical jobs relating to tests. Also demonstrates the Army's mobile field bakery. Ingredients are measured and mixed. Bread is baked and served to troops.

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African Americans in WWII

1997 Film 1:09:54

"1997" Produced by the department of defense 50th anniversary World War II commemorative committee, this video tells the story of African Americans during the period 1940 through 1946. Covering all phases and theaters of World War II, it focuses on the contributions of these brave men and women on the home and war fronts to the eventual allied victory.

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Missiles – The Technological Breakthrough

1981 Footage 18:51

"1981"  The technological breakthrough of missiles. LT GEN Mullins, commanding General gives introduction. Covers background and involvement in world events and developemt of Nuclear weapons and missiles from pre-war days of WW II to current deterrent force. Shows various bases and types of weapons under operational control of the 15th Air Force.

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History of the Air Force 1931-1941

1976 Footage 28:47

"1976" Highlights of Air Force history between 1931 and 1941. Covers humanitarian functions, increasing German belligerence, technical achievements such as the Arnold flight to Alaska and the development of new aircraft including the B-17.

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Every Day Above Ground

2016 Footage 5:20

"2016" A multimedia product retelling the story of a Pearl Harbor survivor Everett Hyland (USN), who served aboard USS Pennsylvania (BB 38) during a Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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U-67 The Sea Ghost

1931 Film 1:01:58

"1931" Greg Winters, a disgraced World War 1 naval officer, is the Captain of a salvage-ship in New Orleans in 1925. He crosses paths with Evelyn Inchcape, a man-hating owner of a cabaret and the heir to a fortune, and Karl Ludwig, a former German submarine commander, searching for salvation on the docks of New Orleans.

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6th Marine Division on Okinawa

1945 Film 50:19

"1945" During the campaign for Okinawa (Operation Iceberg) the Sixth Marine Division was assigned to the III Amphibious Corps. This Academy Award nominated Kodachrome color documentary film tells the story of the 82 days fighting on the Island of Okinawa.

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The Navy Blues

1937 Film 1:07:19

"1937" A sailor bets his friends he can date any woman he wants to. They pick out a librarian with a reputation as a "cold fish", and when he pursues her he discovers that he has competition-and his rival has much more sinister intentions than he does.

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Safeguarding Military Information

1941 Footage 10:22

"1941" Stresses the importance of secrecy on the part of military personnel and workers engaged in defense activities, and shows the results of careless talk. Ship explosion, sabotage, and disastrous events result from thoughtless revelation of information to enemy.  

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What Makes a Battle?

1944 Footage 15:35

"1944" Strategy and successes of the Marshall Islands battle in World War II.

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Marines Land On Yellow Beach

1945 Footage 8:16

"1945" Film shows real battle footage and preparation for troops for the battle of Iwo Jima.

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The Infantry Tank Team

1944 Footage 11:50

"1944" Shows how the infantry-tank team lends mutual protection from dangers experienced by each during independent operation. Describes conditions, formations, and communications for combined operations. Demonstrates how a team can capture an enemy position consisting of a machine gun and an antitank gun. The infantry finds and points out the objective, puts the antitank gun out of action, guides and protects the tanks, and follows them into the position to wipe it out.

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Operation Climax Search for Lady Be Good Part 2

1960 Footage 7:42

"1960" Search For Remains Of The WWII B-24 Bomber Lady Be Good, Sand Sea Of Calanscio, Libyan Desert, Libya, North Africa.

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