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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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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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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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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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M1A2: Precision Driving and Crushing Cars

M1A2: Precision Driving and Crushing Cars

2018 Footage 4:01

M1A2's participate in the 2018 Strong Europe Tank Challenge’s Precision Driving lane at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Expansion to Air Power

1944 Film 42:54

"1944" Animated diagrams trace increases in personnel, planes, appropriations, missions, etc. between flashes of world situations affecting these increases. Enumerates planning problems caused by rapid growth. Includes brief sequences of significant events, 1939-1943: the Russian-German Pact is signed; Germany invades Poland, France, Russia, and other countries; Pearl Harbor is attacked; Pres. Roosevelt delivers the war message to Congress; U.S. planes fight in Europe, Africa, and the Pacific; a Japanese convoy is bombed and strafed; Pantelleria is bombed; Germany is bombed night and day by U.S. and British planes. Estimates extent of AAF activities in 1944.

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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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