Allies use their new mountain advantage to scan over the old “Hindenburg Line”.
Unedited footage shows various Allied Armies in Italy in May 1944.
U.S. Army soldiers from 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division transport a young boy to a hospital for surgery in Najaf, Iraq, Oct. 4, 2007.
1966 US Army film tells of a “new revolutionary” weapon – the now infamous M-16. Then it was called “Rifle 5.56mm, XM16E1″. Gas operated, air cooled and magazine fed… wow! Part 2 covers firing, unlocking, extracting ejecting, cocking, feeding, chambering and locking the weapon.
After WWII the first Allied war trial found German General Anton Dostler guilty of war crimes. He was sentenced to death by firing squad. This remarkable footage shows General Dostler’s last minutes on December 1st, 1945
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.