Aerial footage of Iraqi pilgrims.
US Army labs test everything from food to inflatable tents before they go into service. Also covers state of the art armor-resistant vests. From the Army Material Command’s NATIC labs.
Safety lessons, tactics and evolving strategy in the use of helicopters in Vietnam are stressed in this Army film. Major General Harry Kinnard speaks about air mobility.
M1A1 Abrams Gunner gives a candid interview before the attack order is given. Battalion tank preparation operations are shown. Hours later these men faced the Iraqi Republican Guard tank units.
Italian troops arrive at Neufchateau, troops with packs march by, troops in snowy trenches. Line of soldiers perform gas mask drill, man jumps on house, men work on horseshoes, clipping horses. Crowd attends religious service outside, priest speaks to crowd, army band, soldiers march in streets. Officers sit on horseback, soldiers march across a field while Gen. C.R. Edwards reviews 104th Infantry troops pass in review at Harrieville-les-Chanteurs, soldiers pose with civilians, pies baked for the 101st Inf., parade of soldiers led by band, funeral parade, burial at a Neufchateau cemetery, men carry coffin of dead soldier, seven gun salute.
Allied soldier in trench puts on gas mask, soldiers charge out of dug out as gas sets in, soldiers clean their guns and fire from a trench. Men crawl along trench. Soldiers wearing gas masks stand in trench, soldiers take off gas masks. Battlefield scenes, big guns fire into air, troops charge out of trenches, cannons fire, ground explosions, air planes, tanks advance, soldiers charge through smoke. New film, weird add on. Armistice Day (1918), crowd celebrates in city streets, sailors dance with civilians.
From civil war balloons to gliders, from the Wright Brothers to World War One – this is the first chapter of the story of the US Army Air Corps which later became the US Air Force. Includes Billy Mitchell, Eddie Rickenbacker, the Lafayette Escadrille, WWI dogfights.
SSGT Francis 1 LAI C Company at Kuwait airport is interviewed about invasion & infantry, Commander announces that Iraqi’s surrendered. Mohawk haircut Marine gives interview, shot of hole in US flag