Film opens with as US Paratroopers file into cargo planes, the C-47s taxi on runway, and the men eventually jump from plane. Paratrooper lands in the horizon, pulls out “Eureka”, and sets it up. This is a radio beacon to guide planes (carrying “Rebecca” sensors) to a landing areas. Films shows how this technology led to the development of the first US television controlled bomb test. Ending is pretty funny with a look into the “future” of smart bomb technology where an operator can simply send off an atomic bomb from the comfort of his Star Trek-looking console!
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|Video #: 1445||Tags: Planes|