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Jul 22, 2022 Walt Disney Studios
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WWII 1943 Walt Disney animated short about Hitler Youth. Features book burning, anti-Catholic persecution, Nazi indoctrination, etc. Disney produced this under contract with the U.S. Government. See this article in Life Magazine http://books.google.com/books?id=ZVEEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA40#v=onepage&q&f=true As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's...
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Topics: WWII, RKO Radio Pictures, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, National Socialism And Youth, Walt...
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Jul 22, 2022 War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations
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War Department Bureau of Public Relations film # BPR 1182, Mussolini Is Executed . Silent very graphic footage. National Archives  description: "Shows a crowd of Italian Communist partisans; closeups of the corpses of Mussolini, his mistress Clara Petacci, and other Italian Fascists hanging head down from overhead beams; the crowd jeering Mussolini's picture; and closeups of the bloody features of Mussolini and Clara Petacci." National Archives Identifier: 13738 As always, any error...
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Topics: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations, Assassination, Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945, Fascism --...
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Jun 26, 2022 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #16487. National Archives description "1) LS German 'copter in flight.2) MS 'Copter landing on deck, SV3) MS 'Copter taking off.4) MS 'Copter lifting object with line.5) MS 'Copter hovering.6) LS 'Copter in flight, with vehicle suspended beneath it.7) LS 'Copter landing.8) LS 'Copter equipped with pontoons, landing on water and taking off.9) CU Nose of 'copter.10) CU Landing gear of 'copter.11) MS 'Copter blades starting to turn.12) MS 'Copter hovering over...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, Helicopters, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German, World...
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Jun 12, 2022 Edmonds, Walter Dumaux, 1903-; Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977; United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History
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1992 reprint of 1951 book. Foreword v Introduction by General George C. Kenney, USAF vii Foreword to the 1951 Edition ix PART ONE The Philippines I. FAR EAST AIR FORCE: BACKGROUND TO HISTORY 1. Pacific Flight 3 2. The Philippine Department 13 3. Inventory: May and June 20 4. Air Forces, USAFFE 32 5. FEAF: October and November 35 II. APPROACH OF WAR: REINFORCEMENT AND RECONNAISSANCE 6. Mid-November 43 7. Reinforcements: November 20 49 8. Reconnaissance: American and Japanese 56 9. December 7:...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army Air Forces, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial...
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Naval Photographic Center film #15396. National Archives description "1) HA MS Bow of USS GUADALCANAL in heavy seas, taking spray across flight deck. (SV) 2) HA MS Aft flight deck, USS GUADALCANAL, in heavy weather, planes tied down on flight deck. 3) MS Several landings of TBMs aboard GUADALCANAL. 4) MS TBM coming in for landing, crashes, goes over side of catwalk into water. 5) MS FM a/c coming in for landing on deck, tail wheel breaks off, a/c rolls over side. 6) MS SB-2C coming in for...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations,...
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May 25, 2022 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film # 1703. National Archives description "CU, Observation plane aboard cruiser or BB. MS, Observation plane being launched from cruiser (presumably San Francisco class). LS CU, USS SARATOGA or old USS LEXINGTON. MS Bow of cruiser in heavy seas (spray going over bow). MS, DD coming aling side of aircraft carrier. MS, SBD in flight. CU Camera goes down front elevator ; F4Fs in deck; planed on hangar deck with crews working. CU, USS ELLET (DD-398). MS, Looking...
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Topics: WWII, World War II, United States. Navy, USS Ellet (DD-398), World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval...
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May 23, 2022 Lord, William G
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CONTENTS FOREWORD X PART ONE: PRELUDE TO COMBAT 1 PART TWO: NORMANDY 15 PART THREE: HOLLAND 39 PART FOUR: THE ARDENNES 59 PART FIVE: OCCUPATION 83 BATTLE CREDITS 101 HONOR ROLL 102 APPENDIX I: HIGHLIGHTS OF THE REGIMENTAL HISTORY 110 APPENDIX II: MEN KILLED IN TRAINING ACCIDENTS 110 APPENDIX III: BATTLE CASUALTIES 110 APPENDIX IV: COMBAT AWARDS 110 APPENDIX V: LIST OF COMBAT AWARDS 111 APPENDIX VI: BATTLEFIELD COMMISSIONED OFFICERS 111 APPENDIX VII: UNIT CITATIONS 116 MAPS 1: FLIGHT PLAN FOR...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental Histories --...
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Various big band, jazz, groups live remote for a War Bond Drive in New York City on "Glenn Miller Day," June 5, 1945. Also includes WNEW news.
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Topics: Big Band, Perry Como, Gil Lamb, Paula Kelly, Diana Lynn, Dean Murphy, The Harmonica Rascals, Eddie...
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Feb 28, 2022 United States. War Dept
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DA PAM 21-30 Our Red Army Ally 1945-04-23. "TO THE AMERICAN SOLDIER — The purpose of the first part of this booklet is to introduce you to the Red Army soldier — the everyday "G.I." of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. You have heard and read a lot about him, now you are seeing and meeting him personally. He is your friend. He is your ally. He has fought hard in this war, just as you have, to bring about a United Nations victory. The meeting of troops of the United...
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Topics: DA pam, Soviet Union. -- Armed Forces, Department of the Army Pamphlet, World War, 1939-1945, World...
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Dec 25, 2021
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1945 documentary short that won the Academy Award in 1946 for Documentary Short Subject. Based on Your Job in Germany , which was written by Dr. Seuss. Though Hitler may be dead, beware - his ideas live on. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Knox Manning, World War II: Postwar Issues, Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972,...
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United States Naval Photographic Center film #1475  National Archives description 1) HA CU Marines putting man on stretcher and putting blanket over him.2) MS Several Marines unloading ammo boxes from LCVP; stack of rifles on beach in FG.3) MS Line of Marines carrying equipment and gear down beach; hut; trees in BG.4) MS Marines standing among litter.5) CU Marine picking up innertube and examining it.6) MCU Marine sitting on ground; marine has wounded leg, drinking from canteen.7) MS Marines...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, Kwajalein Atoll, Battle Of, Marshall...
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Aug 21, 2021 United States. Army
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War Department Orientation Film # OF-22. No description from the National Archives. Film catalog description: "This film stresses the job of the occupation soldier in Germany, with emphasis on a 'be firm but fair' Policy. This film depicts the problems facing the soldier in Germany and offers a solution to the question of what attitude he should have toward the Germans." National Archives Identifier: 36083 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you...
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Topics: Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany, WWII, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945, US Army,...
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Aug 6, 2021 United States. War Department; United States. Armed Forces Information and Education Division; United States. War Department. Special Services Division
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Yank, the Army Weekly, Vol. 4, No. 28: December 28, 1945  Cover picture "Honorable Discharge Certificate"   "This Week's Cover: is YANK's last cover. It needs no explanation. So long and good luck." Yank: Honorable Discharge [Cover story] Inventory, U.S.A. by Sgt. Robert Bendiner  Sweating It Out...Europe by Yank's European Staff Sweating It Out...Pacific by Sgt. Robert MacMillan  Pin-up Girls  Sad Sack Cartoon The Outer Garment by Sgt. Ray Duncan  The Soldier Speaks:...
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Topics: WWII, United States. Army, Pinups, World War, 1939-1945, World War II: Postwar Issues, Yank, World...
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Aug 3, 2021 United News
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United Newsreel: U.S. Army Prepares For Invasion In Europe 1943 "Part 1, U.S. troops storm a beach in a practice landing assault. Part 2, Anthony Eden and Lord Halifax converse with Sec. of State Hull. Part 3, a steel life raft is tested and demonstrated by merchant seamen. Part 4, snowplows clear roads and railroads in eastern Canada. Part 5, Army men attempt to unload mules from boxcars. Part 6, destroyer escorts and tankers are constructed and launched. Part 7, mounted Coast Guardsmen...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations, Volcanoes, Tanks (Military science), Mexico...
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United Newsreel (U.S. Office of War Information) news from June 1943: Soviet Army Hurls Back Nazis on 2,000-Mile Front   Canadian Troops Win Furloughs to Mine Coal   American Troops In India Get Supplies by Air  Australia Hails Veterans Home From Africa   America Aids Refugees of War in North Africa   Allies Bomb Japanese in South Pacific   National Archives description "Part 1, Russian troops advance through villages behind artillery and tanks. A Russian ship in the Black Sea is...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, B-24 Bomber, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front, World...
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Jul 13, 2021 Newell, Clayton R., 1942-; Center of Military History
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CMH Pub 72-13 Egypt-Libya: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Clayton R. Newell. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00258-2 ISBN: 0160380987 ISBN-13 978-0160380983 Digitized by the...
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Topics: The US Army Campaigns of WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Libya, World War, 1939-1945 --...
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Jul 13, 2021 Quartermaster General
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TM 10-405 The Army Cook 1942-04-24 Chapter 1. Fundamentals. Section I. General 1-4 II. Elements of nutrition 5-12 III. Foods 13-50 IV. Practice of cooking 51-65 V. Rations 66-69 VI. Kitchen management 70-75 VII. Field cooking 76-82 Chapter 2. Recipes. Section I. General 83-84 II. List of recipes. Breakfast dishes (1 to 13) 147 Soups (14 to 45) 157 Meat dishes (46 to 120) 164 Gravies and sauces (121 to 135) 184 Fish and seafood dishes (136 to 142) 187 Vegetable dishes (143 to 211) 189 Deserts...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War II, United States. -- Army -- Handbooks,...
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Jul 13, 2021 Armed Forces Food and Container Institute (U.S.); Dacken, Gertrude, editor
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QMC 17-9: 1945 Committee On Food Research Conference On Food Acceptance Research 1946-08-01 TABLE OF CONTENTS FIRST SESSION THE PROBLEM OF FOOD ACCEPTABILITY Lieutenant Colonel Don L. Deane, Chairman THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING FOOD ACCEPTANCE RESEARCH 7 Dr. W. Franklin Dove. FOOD ACCEPTABILITY TESTS IN THE ARMY 12 Captain R. O. Raub. SECOND SESSION FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING METHODS AND THEIR RELATION TO FOOD HABITS AND NUTRITION Lieutenant Robert F. McDevitt, Chairman INFLUENCE OF FOOD...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, Food Preferences, United States. Army, World War II, United States. --...
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Jul 13, 2021 United States. Office of the Quartermaster General
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TM 10-405 The Army Cook 1941-06-09 Prepared under direction of The Quartermaster General Paragraphs Section I. General 1-4 II. Elements of nutrition 6-8 III. Foods 9-46 IV. Practice of cooking 47-61 V. Rations 62-65 VI. Kitchen management 66-71 VII. Field cooking 72-78 Page Appendix I. Recipes 143 II. Tables and useful information 236 Index 253
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War II, United States. -- Army -- Handbooks,...
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Jul 11, 2021 United States. War Department. Military Intelligence Service
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Intelligence Bulletin Vol 03 No 08 April 1945 Intelligence Bulletin MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIVISION War Department Washington 25, D. C. VOL III, NO. 8 April 1945 TABLE OF CONTENTS Japan Breakneck Ridge — A Lesson in Jap Defensive Tactics Fire Discipline Defense Counterattack Snipers Short History of Japanese Military Rifles 11-mm Rifle, Model 13 8-mm Rifle, Model 20 8-mm Cavalry Carbine, Model 27 6.5-mm Rifle, Model 30 6.5-mm Cavalry Carbine, Model 30 6.5-mm Rifle, Model 38 6.5-mm Cavalry...
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Topics: Intelligence Bulletin, WWII, Field Manual, US Army, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, United...
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Jun 27, 2021 Warner Brothers Studios
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Warner Brothers created this short for the Dominion of Canada's National War Finance Committee (Dept of Finance) & the 6th Victory Loan. It was re-edited into the U.S. short "Road To Victory." The plot (loosely): a family from 1960 time travels to 1944 but really just an excuse to show some musical performances. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, Warner Brothers, World...
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Jun 24, 2021 United States. Army
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U.S. Army training film for U.S. soldiers embarking on occupation duty in Germany. Directed by Frank Capra and witten by Dr. Seuss. It served as the basis for the Oscar-winning Warner Brothers film, " Hitler Lives ." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: WWII, US Army, Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany, Training Film, World War, 1939-1945, Dr...
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Apr 19, 2021 United States. Army Air Forces
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U.S. Army Air Forces silent Combat Subjects film #2914 B-29s take off. Shot of trucks driving near runway. Clapperboard: "Repair, Brunkow & Maffeao, 12-29-1944." CClapperboard:"11th CCU DET B, SGT MAFFEO, Roll 1 12/4/44" Clapperboard: "B-29 repair." Crew works on B-29 bomber's engine. Closeup of engine. Partial clapperboard says "MAFFEO, 12/4/44" Clapperboard: "B-29 repair." Crew works on B-29 bomber's engine. Engine hoisted and removed from...
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Topics: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects, WWII, United States. Army Air Forces, B-29 Bomber, World War,...
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Apr 11, 2021 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #15578. National Archives description "1) MS View down with Essex Class carrier, tied up to dock as yard workers leave the ship.2) GV Ward workers standing about dock-SV.3) LS Essex Class, carrier tied up to dock.4) LS-DA BB in drydock.5) LS-DA Yard workers on drydock.6) LS-DA BB in drydock, FG, carrier BG.7) GV Yard workers leaving Navy Yard, presumably at Bremerton Navy Yard-SV.8) GV Street scene in Bremerton, Washington.QUALITY: GOOD" National...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American, United States. Navy, World War,...
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Mar 25, 2021 Walt Disney Studios
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In 1943 Walt Disney produced this short film about vaccination for the now-defunct US Government Agency "Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Health For The Americas, Public Hygiene, World War II, Public Health,...
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Mar 1, 2021 United States. Army Air Forces
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Army Air Forces Combat Subjects film # 1773 804th Aviation Engineers Battalion Activity In Saipan June 23 1944 No description at the National Archives but this is film of the 804th Engineer Aviation Battalion (804th EAB) rebuilding the airfield on Saipan. Construction activities, rubble, ruined airfield and destroyed aircraft, tents. Dusty engineers examine Japanese fighter. Saipanese kids in truck. Graphic images of dead Japanese. Engineers eat out of mess kits. P-61 Black Widow "Jap...
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Topics: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects, WWII, Black Widow (Night fighter plane), United States. -- Army...
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TM 30-410 Handbook on the British Army with Supplements on the Royal Air Force and Civilian Defense Organizations 1942-09-30 Confidential. "The object of this handbook is to furnish a simple guide for the U.S. soldier cooperating with the British." Digitized by AHEC (U.S. Army Heritage Collections) http://www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec/
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Topics: World War II, World War, 1939-1945, Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,...
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Dec 9, 2020 United States. War Department
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National Archives Identifier: 24416 mislabeled as "Provisional Infantry Antitank Battalion Etc 1941" (film bulletins were not released until 1942)  Not in the greatest shape. National Archives description "Part 1 demonstrates at Ft. Meade, Md., how an antitank battalion operates against an enemy. Guns and vehicles rush to vantage points and shoot at tanks.  Part 2 shows tests of 37-mm and 57-mm guns firing point blank at armor at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.  Part 3,...
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Topics: Film Bulletin, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, Antitank Guns, Aberdeen Proving Ground...
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Nov 26, 2020 United States. War Dept
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TM 30-301 Portuguese As Spoken In Brazil: A Guide To The Spoken Language 1943-07-22. CONTENTS Useful Words and Phrases 8 Greetings and General Phrases 8 Location 9 Directions 11 Numbers 11 What's That? 14 Asking for Things 15 Money 17 Time 18 Other Useful Phrases 20 Additional Expressions 22 Fill-In Sentences 25 Important Signs 40 Alphabetical Word List 41
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Topics: Technical Manual, Portuguese language -- Brazil -- Conversation and phrase books (for soldiers,...
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Nov 18, 2020 United States. Army Air Forces
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Academy Award-nominated documentary, which shows the 21st Bombing Command and its role in the B-29 bombing of Japan and the Pacific Theater of Operations (PTO). As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War II, WWII In Color, Atomic Bomb, Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945,...
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Nov 1, 2020 United States. Public Health Service
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Importance of prompt medical attention and the avoidance of quackery. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: WWII, Quacks and quackery, Venereal Disease, Syphilis -- United States, Public Hygiene, Syphilis,...
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Aug 14, 2020 United States. Office of War Information
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"All over America women are fighting for Victory in the heavy war industries. Industries where women have never before worked -- this is the inspiring story of they have gone into the steel plants." National Archives description: "On activities at Republic Steel Co. plants. Women work in a metallurgical laboratory, test steel by weighing, move steel from blast furnaces to forges with cranes, weld tank treads and landing barges, operate company locomotives and tractors, load...
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Topics: WWII, Republic Steel, Steel Industry -- United States, World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United...
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Aug 13, 2020 United States. Department of the Army. Office of the Surgeon General, author
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TM 8-233 Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians, 1945-11-20
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Topics: WWII, Pharmacy technicians -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, World War II, Pharmacy technicians, United...
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Aug 9, 2020 United States. Air Force
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"A documentary film record of the operations of the U.S. Air Force in supplying blockaded Berlin by air. Explains how 'operation vittles' was conducted, and shows the loading, flying, and delivery of supplies." Nominated for an Academy Award in 1949 for Best Documentary, Short Subjects. Also see Operation Vittles Outtakes in the FedFlix film database here at Archive.org. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit...
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Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, 1949 Academy Award Nominee For Best Documentary, Short Subjects, Cold...
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Aug 8, 2020 Walt Disney Studios
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In 1941 Walt Disney produced this short film, which promotes Canadian War Bonds, for the Canadian government. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada, Walt Disney, World War II: Homefront, World...
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Aug 7, 2020 National Film Board of Canada
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Patriotic 1941 Canadian documentary about the looming Japanese threat. Released a few weeks after Pearl Harbor. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1942. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada, Lorne Greene, World War II, 1942 Academy...
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Aug 7, 2020 United States. Army Air Forces
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United States Army Air Forces film #TF 1-3337 Bombers Over North Africa . Listed at the National Archives as " Bombers Over North Africa, ca. 1942 " but film catalogs show this as being from 1944. National Archives description: "Beginning with General Dwight D. Eisenhower's homage to the effectiveness of the U.S. Air Force in the Tunisian victory, this film uses actuality [SIC actual?] footage in its presentation of the air campaign in North Africa." National Archives...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North, World War II, World War, 1939-1945,...
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Aug 2, 2020 786th Tank Battalion
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The Path of Destruction: 786th Tank Battalion Pictorial history of the 786th Tank Battalion, digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare, WWII, United States. Army, United States. -- Army -- Infantry...
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Jul 17, 2020 United States. Navy
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Silent. Naval Photographic Center film #7141. National Archives description: "1) LS German soldiers in company formation, marching by.2) MS Two German officers watching soldiers march by.3) MS Company of woman soldiers marching by.4) LA MS German officer making a speech.5) LS 20 flags flying.6) LS German Hitler youth running an obstacle course; being watched by officers.7) LS Youth playing games in field.8) LS High-ranking officer watching soldiers marching by.9) CU German sailors being...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, Newsreel, World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany, World War II
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Jun 1, 2020 United States. Army
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Training film for U.S. soldiers embarking on occupation duty in Japan. Written by Dr. Seuss and formed the basis for his latter 1947 Oscar-winning film, "Design For Death." This film was seen as too sympathetic to the Japanese and MacArthur worked to suppress it. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org...
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Topics: WWII, Japan. -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952, Dr Seuss, Training Film, World War,...
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May 7, 2020 United States. War Department
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TM 9-226 Browning Machine Gun Caliber .50, M2, Water Cooled And Mounts, 1940-12-10 Prepared under direction of the Chief of Ordnance TABLE OF CONTENTS Section I. General. Paragraph Purpose 1 Scope 2 References 3 Data 4 Description of machine gun 5 Operation of machine gun 6 Description of antiaircraft machine-gun mount, caliber .50, M2 7 Description of antiaircraft machine-gun tripod mount. M1 8 II. Disassembly, assembly, and head space. General 9 Removal of groups from gun 10 Replacing groups...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War II, United States. -- Army -- Handbooks,...
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Apr 11, 2020 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #10903. National Archives description "1) MS 2 SOCs are catapulted from Augusta. 2) MS SOCs land in flick, taxis up on sled, hooks on & is hoisted aboard -SV. (OX). 3) MS Men place SOC on catapult. 4) MS Pres. Truman dressed in sailor's dungarees & shirt & white cap strolls down deck, with secret service men. (He is walking towards camera, is smiling & has his own necktie on). 5) SHS Men practice firing 5" guns (slightly OX). 6) SHS...
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Mar 28, 2020 United States. Army
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Extracted from US Army film "WAC Dress Parade, London, England, 05/14/1945 ; American Discuss Boundaries, Austria; Press Conference Augsberg, Germany, 05/14/1945" National Archives description " National Archives Identifier:  18164 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks.
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany,...
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Feb 18, 2020 United States. Navy
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Listed at the National Archives as " Effects On The Human Boly, Of Radiation From Atomic Bomb, 10/1945 ." National Archives description:"CU Burned hand & arm showing scars. CU Map showing people standing at different distances from blast. MCU Injured personnel with burns on necks, arms, heads, faces, legs. CU Doctor's finger points to badly burned hand of Japanese. CU Japanese with very bad burns on neck, face, and ear. MCU Japanese faces camera showing injury to body from...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, A-bomb, Atomic Bomb, Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment,...
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Feb 18, 2020 United States. Army Air Forces
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National Archives description "MS Patients: Hideko and Takao Irie, Mother and Child. Establishing shot 3/4 view showing mother with child strapped in position at time of blast. The mother's face and entire body was burned while only the child's legs, which were protruding, were burned. The mother's body protected the rest of the child, including it's face and body. MC Same as above, closer shot of face of mother and child. MS Showing child behind face of mother and straps in their position...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army Air Forces, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan,...
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Feb 17, 2020 United States. Air Force
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National Archives description "1) Medium Shot (MS), Interior ward room, Nagasaki Contagious Disease Hospital. Scene shows crude beds and patients lying on same. Patients suffer contagious diseases. 2) MS, General activity in ward room. Patient's daughter prepares meal. (NOTE: Due to hospital aide shortage, patients' relatives help to care for patients.) 3) Medium Close (MC), Doctor treating small pox victim. 4) Close Up (CU), Dr. Kawasa and nurse examing patient. 5) Medium Shot (MS), Dr....
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Topics: WWII, A-bomb, Nagasaki-shi (Japan), Atomic Bomb, Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment,...
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Jan 25, 2020 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #1907. Note: Comment below by RLT suggests this film is of the Battle of Midway (and footage of Torpedo Squadron 8) rather than at Pearl Harbor as follows in the description at National Archives. National Archives description "1) LS Heavy bombers and fighter aircraft in flight. 2) CU Adm. Mitscher on bridge of CV. 3) CU Man operating AA gun. 4) LS Carrier, with Pearl Harbor in BG. 5) MS 5" 54 guns 6) LS Flight deck and superstructure of the old USS...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American, B-17 Bomber, World War, 1939-1945 --...
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Jan 24, 2020 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #635. National Archives description "1) GV boats PBY in flight BG 2) GV PT alongside dock 3) MS sailors working on PT boat, PBYs take off 4) MS S_CU slipping torpedo from tube, cleaning 50 cal. PT guns 5) MS officer examining torpedo, takes pressure 50 cal. turret training BG 6) MS S_CU disassembling LEWIS MG 7) GV PT comes alongside dock 8) MS from PT approaching dock. S_CU Bridge 9) MS PT approaches dock.S_CU man with phones 10) S_CU CO on bridge, colors BG...
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Jan 7, 2020 United States. Navy
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United States Naval Photographic Center film #7364. National Archives description "1) GV Iwo Jima under bombardment; many shells & bombs explode. 2) GV CL underway; Iwo Jima under bombardment BG. 3) HS Recovery sled put over side. 4) HS Crane hoist OS2U from water. 5) HS OS2U hoisted from water. v6) CU Officers on bridge use binocs. 7) MS OS2U lands in slick & taxis. 8) MS OS2U being towed by recovery sled. 9) HS LCI alongside; OS2U on catapault FG-SV. 10) MS-Pan LCI showing...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, United States. -- Marine Corps --...
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Dec 10, 2019 United States. Army
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Listed  at the National Archive as  GERMAN WEEKS REVIEW ca. 1940 - ca. 1945 but this is Die Deutsche Wochenschau  #NR 740-741 1944-11-16.  National Archives description " 1) CU Petatoes being washed and peeled in machine; collected in large baskets as they come out. 2) HA MS Overlooking a table with many women peeling potatoes, slicing and putting on a conveyor belt. 3) CU Bag of petato chips. 4) HA LS Workers leaving plant; one woman stops to put a note in the suggestion box. 5) MS...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank Warfare, World War, 1939-1945, Tanks (Military Science) --...
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Nov 29, 2019 United States. War Department
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TM 11-2630 Antenna Equipment RC-219A And Antenna AN-78-A. 1944-10-17 Restricted CONTENTS SECTION I. DESCRIPTION. General Weights and dimension II. INSTALLATION. Unpacking Location of masts Connecting guy ropes and doublet antenna. Guy Stakes Assembly of masts Erecting masts Truing masts Junction box connections Disassembly III. FUNCTIONING OF PARTS. IV. MAINTENANCE. V. SUPPLEMENTARY DATA. Maintenance Parts List for Antenna Equipment RC-219-A Maintenance Parts List for Antenna Antenna AN-78-A...
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Nov 29, 2019 United States. Army. Air Corps
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TM 1-440 Parachutes, Aircraft Fabrics, And Clothing, 1941-01-10 Prepared under direction of the Chief of the Air Corps Paragraphs Section I. Materials 1-12 II. Shop equipment and tools 13-19 III. Modification and maintenance of clothing and flying equipment 20-31 IV. Construction of parachutes 32-36 V. Maintenance and storage of parachutes 37-46 VI. Instructions for using parachutes 47 Page Appendix 115 Index 117
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War II, United States. -- Army -- Handbooks,...
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Nov 25, 2019 United States. Department of the Army
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TM 9-1985-5 Japanese Explosive Ordnance (Army Ammunition, Navy Ammunition) 1953-03-16 Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
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Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Field...
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Oct 10, 2019 United States. Army Air Forces
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U.S. Army Air Forces silent Combat Subjects film #3374. No clapperboard (illegible except for '45'). B-29 bombers land, including "T square 48" [42-24751 "Antoinette"] and "T square 50" [42-24607 "Forbidden Fruit"] "T square 48" [42-2460 "Pocahontas"] from the 73BW 498th BG. Wounded crewman is taken from B-29. Bomber "V square 44" 499BG [42-24661 "Big Stick"] land. Bullet hole in plexiglass. Shot of B-29 overhead....
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Topics: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army Air Forces, WWII,...
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Oct 5, 2019 United States. Navy
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Listed at the National Archives as " 16041 Prod Movietone Subj Launching LSD Footage 400." LSD is an acronym for "Landing Ship, Docks" a type of Landing Craft. National Archives description: "1) MS LSD being launched; it slides down the ways sideways. 2) GV Workers driving wedges from beneath the hull of the USS Doyen. 3) MS Ship as she is launched, oil wells of Long Beach seen in the bg. 4) CU Open-end stern for handling LCVP"s. 16315 PROD: USS YORKTOWN...
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Topics: WWII, World War II, Landing Craft, Newsreel, USS Yorktown, USS Yorktown (CV-5), USS Doyen, USS...
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Oct 4, 2019 United States. Office of War Information
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Dramatized documentary short that shows what the consequences would be if the government ceased food rationing. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Food conservation -- United States, Universal Pictures, World War II:...
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Aug 22, 2019 United States. Navy
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United States Naval Photographic Center film #4977  National Archives description "1) MS Japanese official making speech into mike (very long).2) MS Relief map of Asia (rotating); faces of members of communist China, who are resisting Japanese; various flags.3) MLS Train coming towards camera (at dawn).4) Japanese soldiers in action in Manchuria (SV). G5) MCU Bloody Japanese flag.6) MLS Many Japanese Marines advancing on street.7) Old Manchurian (high official) sitting in decorated horse...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 --...
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Aug 3, 2019 Walt Disney Studios
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In 1942 Walt Disney made this short film for the U.S. War Production Board (a now-defunct agency of the federal government during WWII). It stresses the importance of saving waste fats, which are made into explosives, for the war effort. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War II: Homefront, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures...
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Jun 22, 2019 20th Century Fox
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Kind of a weird film made by 20th Century Fox for the OWI. Shows simulated aerial bombardment of an American town, in a "don't act like an ass and your town won't be bombed" sort of way. National Archives description: "Compares the 'war records' of community-minded women on the home front with those of selfish women who refuse to assist the war effort. Some roll bandages, aid in nursery school operation, hostess at U.S.O. dances, and knit sweaters for servicemen. Other women...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States, World War...
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Jun 18, 2019 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #3527. National Archives description "LS Ship on the ways before launching. LS Ship glides off the way into water. MS Ship as she takes to the water LS Ship as she glides into the water." National Archives Identifier: 76860 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself....
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations,...
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May 11, 2019 United States. Navy
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Color U.S. Navy footage of the capture of U-505 German U-boat by USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60). Listed at the National Archives as "Now it can be told (MN-5883), ca 06-1944." See also Away Boarders and Arrival Of U-505 Captured German Sub, Chicago, 06-26-1954 National Archives description: "1) MS USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60). 2) LS U-boat 505, bow and part of her conning tower sticking up. 3) HA MS Captured Nazi crew from U-boat 505. 4) LS Starboard quarter view of USS Guadalcanal towing...
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Topics: WWII In Color, U-505, Submarines (Ships) -- United States, WWII, World War, 1939-1945, USS...
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United Newsreel (U.S. Office of War Information) news from March/April 1943: Nazi War Plants Blasted by R.A.F. in Night Raids [March 1943] Yards Speed New Warship for U.S. Navy [4 April 1943] Engineers Test Tanks on World's Worst Roads   Hollywood Gives China's First Lady Huge Ovation   Army Sailors in Speed Boats Rescue Airmen   Paratroop Mascots Make First Jumps  Canada's Last Troop Convoy of Winter Sails   National Archives description: "Part 1, Royal Air Force (RAF) Lancaster...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations,...
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Dec 6, 2018 United States. Navy
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United States Naval Photographic Center film #4446 . National Archives description "1) LS USS NEW JERSEY-SV.2) HS DD comes alongside-SV.3) HS Men swimming.4) HS-GV Men dive & swim.5) MS USS NEW JERSEY underway.6) LS Island under bombardment." National Archives Identifier: 77123 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern...
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Jul 14, 2018 United States. Navy
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United States Naval Photographic Center film # 1881. National Archives description 1) GV Marines with flame throwers creep up on pill box, throw grenades-SV. 2) MS Marines advance with flame thrower-SV. 3) SCU Marine opens valve on flame thrower. 4) GV Scorched, area, grenade explosion. 5) SCU Riflemen cover flame thrower, advance on objective, throw greaades. 6) MS Marine sets mine fuse, explosion, throws grenade-SV" National Archives Identifier: 76242 As always, any error or typo is mine...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Marine Corps, Flamethrowers, WWII In Color, United...
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Jul 14, 2018 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #4270.  Not mentioned in description below is a cake with the words "A Jungle Plus Coconut Tree Equals Jap So Keep Your Eyes Open" National Archives description: "1) MS Chaplain holds Mass aboard AP -SV. 2) MS Is., LCPs lay to, BB shells Is. 3) CU Men in LCP, LVTA moves in, BB BG shells Is. -SV. 4) LS SBDs dive-bomb Is., explosions. 5) GV Marines advance, wreckage, dead Japanese camouflaged Marines, duck mascot -SV. [actual duck] 6) GV Bulldozer...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943,...
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Apr 8, 2018 Perry, George Sessions, 1910-1956; Leighton, Isabel, joint author; Floherty, John Joseph, 1907- illus
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ILLUSTRATIONS Rear Admiral (then Captain) Arthur G. Robinson. Frontispiece Commander (now Captain) Nicholas B. Van Bergen. between 14 and 15 Lt. Commander Martin }. Drury. 15 Chief Bos'n Harvey Andersen. 15 Hawkins and the Deacon. 15 Moran and Percifield. 30 Forward view of the U.S.S. Marblehead. 31 Illustration. 46 Captain Robinson on the bridge. 62 Clarence "Bull" Aschenbrenner. 94 Illustration. between 118 and 119 Joe DeLude. 135 Death, pain, and fire. 135 The wounded. 135 Lacking...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations,...
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Mar 28, 2018 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #10835. National Archives description "1) LS Convoy of APs underway in column. 2) LS Destroyer of Benson Class; rigging of transport in foreground. 3) LS Transport; rigging and winch in foreground. 4) LS Convoy, framed by superstructure of ship. 5) MLS LCVPs pulled up onto beach; soldiers disembark and run up beach. 6) LS PAN right to left of shoreline. 7) LS Rock of Gibraltar; rigging of ship in left foreground. 8) LS Cargo ship, railing of camera ship seen...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy, Landing Craft -- United States,...
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Mar 7, 2018 United States. Navy
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Footage appears to have been taken from the USS Essex (CVA-9). Not sure if the date is correct. United States Naval Photographic Center film #7969. National Archives description "1) LS USS BUNKER HILL smoking badly-SV. 2) MS-DA F6F on carrier deck. 3) LS Task force underway, much flak in air. QUALITY: GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 78306   As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17), World War, 1939-1945 --...
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Feb 9, 2018 United States. Army
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National Archives description: "Summary: LS, General James M Gavin leading the parade gives orders to start the march. HLS, Division marching along Fifth Avenue; Washington Arch in bg. Crowds 1ining both sides of street waving and cheering. HLS, artillery pieces drawn by jeeps. Army band follows. Cut-ins, crowds watching parade from windows and roof tops of buildings. HLS, MS, troops passing reviewing stand. CU, soldiers carrying slung rifles pass. camera CU, marching feet. VS, 82nd...
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Topics: Newsreel, WWII, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace, United States. -- Army --...
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No National Archives description. National Archives shot list card: Bikini, Atoll (No captions) 1946 FS, B-29 "Dave's Dream" lands on field after bombing.  VS, Public Relations officer interviews the two pilots, Major Swanscott and Major Wood.  Gen Curtis E LeMay and an unidentified Air Corps Brig Gen also say a few words for the reporter.  FSs, B-29s taking off at dawn from unidentified airfield.  Short cut of men in observation tower.  LMS & CU, group of the men on field...
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Topics: Nuclear Test, Atomic Bomb, United States. Navy, Project Crossroads, United States. Army, Bikini...
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Dec 30, 2017 United States. Army Air Forces
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U.S. Army dramatized training film. The crew of a downed American bomber quickly yield to the clever interrogation techniques of their Nazi captors. Starring Arthur Kennedy, Mel Torme, Lloyd Nolan, Craig Stevens and Peter Van Eyck. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Psychological aspects, World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons,...
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FM 23-36 Revolver, Colt, Caliber .45, M1917 and Revolver, Smith and Wesson, Caliber .45, M1917 1941-10-20 "The Colt revolver, caliber .45, M1917, and the Smith and Wesson revolver, caliber .45. M1917, are single shot, breech loading hand weapons. Each Is provided with a cylinder having six chambers arranged about a central axis so that six shots may be fired before reloading is necessary. Both weapons may be fired either single action or double action. Single and double action for these...
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Topics: M1917, Pistols -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Shooting, Military, Pistol shooting, United States. --...
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Dec 6, 2017 United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film # 1373 National Archives description "List 1) MS Marine casualty cases loaded on R4D, examine Japanese Sword etc.-SV. 2) MS SCU Drs. & Med corpsmen treat large thorax wound, apply penicillin, sulfa powder etc.-SV. 3) CU Forceps push catheter into lungs from back, patient coughs etc.-SV. 4) SCU Corpsmen take X-ray. MS Patients & Med. corpsmen in sick bay-SV. 5) MS CBs work with truck in construction-SV. 6) SHS Low bldgs. & patients in hospital...
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Topics: WWII, United States. Marine Corps, World War, 1939-1945, War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded, World...
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Nov 14, 2017
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FM 5-31 Land Mines and Booby Traps 1943-11-01 "This manual covers the, employment, types, and characteristics of land mines and booby traps of various nations. It includes methods to locate, disarm, defuze, and remove these obstacles. "Digitized by AHEC (U.S. Army Heritage Collections) http://www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec/
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Nov 14, 2017 Center of Military History
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CMH Pub 100-11 Omaha Beachhead (6 June - 13 June 1944). First published, 1945. "Omaha Beachhead, seventh of a series called American Forces In Action , is the first of a number of narratives dealing with U.S. military operations in France. Utah Beach to Cherbourg , planned for later publication, will round out the account of the invasion at corps level and below. Larger phases of the NEPTUNE operation, including high-level planning, naval operations, and the action of British units, are...
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Topics: American Forces In Action Series, United States. Army, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, WWII,...