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Prelude to War, 1937-1939: The Air Force Story

This film records Army Air Corps events leading up to World War II, including Hitler's role in air power; B-17s touring South America; an Air Corps mock attack on Framingdale, Long Island; Hap Arnold assuming Air Corps command; Hitler's victory at Munich; and intensive training of U.S. Army pilots. Note: this historical recording may contain variations in audio and visual quality based on the variations of the original source material.
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2013; 1953
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Superfort, August 1943-June 1944: The Air Force Story

This film documents how American workers fulfilled Roosevelt's promise to produce 200 B-29 Superfortress bombers, or "Superforts," by March 1944. Viewers see footage of Boeing factory production; workers constructing air strips in China; B-29s arriving in China; and their debut attack on Yawata that signaled the start of the Japanese blitz. Note: this historical recording may contain variations in audio and visual quality based on the variations of the original source material.
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2013; 1953
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United States Army Unit Advisor in Vietnam

This archived film explores the role of United States Army advisor, Captain William R. Johnston, to the Army of the Republic of Viet Nam in South Vietnam, 1962-1963, and the lessons he learned while sharing command with his ARVN counterpart, as they protect an important sugar mill, construct a strategic hamlet, protect and repair supply routes, and construct a defense outpost while fighting guerrilla Viet Cong. This digitally remastered version may reveal limitations of the technology available at the time of performance.
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2013; 1963
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Nuclear Weapons and the Cold War Lesson 12: Evolution of Modern Warfare

This Program from the Combat Studies Institute is designed to give military instructors ideas on presenting "Nuclear Weapons and the Cold War," lesson 12 in "Evolution of Modern Warfare." It offers suggestions for how to present the Cold War context, thinking on nuclear strategy and deterrence, and the post-WWII reorganization of the military and national security apparatus. Panelists show how the existence of nuclear weapons led to questions of whether the army has a continued role, and whether to prepare for limited war. Discussion of the Cold War context takes us through competing theories resulting from U.S. efforts to understand the motives behind Soviet expansion, and the evolution of our theory and strategy regarding our relationship with the USSR. Emphasis is on ongoing evolu [...]
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2013; 1999
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Nuclear Test Film: Operation Wigwam

From a series of declassified historical films on the U.S. nuclear weapons program. This film is about the underwater nuclear test of Operation Wigwam. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1955
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Force of Citizens

This film illustrates the formation of the U.S. National Army and Navy during the time of the American Revolution.
Online
2013; 1994
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On to the Yalu, June 1950 Volume 2. Chapter 3: Air Force Story

This episode of the Air Force Story documents Korean War events from June to November of 1950, including Air Force mobilization and training; Military Air Transport Service operations bringing troops and supplies to Korea; B-29 bombers targeting enemy supply lines and air fields before the Inchon Invasion and the Pusan Perimeter break through; U.N. forces advancing north to the Yalu River; a mass air drop of paratroopers and equipment behind enemy lines; and Air Force F-80 pilots fighting Russian Mig-15s. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1959
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Nuclear Test Film: Operation Ivy

From a series of declassified historical films on the U.S. nuclear weapons program. This film is about the nuclear tests of Operation Ivy conducted at Enewetak Atoll in the Pacific Proving Grounds. This is archival footage with imperfections.
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2013; 1952
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The Big Picture: The Sky Soldiers

This, the story of the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam, includes its operations at Yung Tau and Bien Hoa and Operation "New Life," aimed at protecting the rice harvest for a hungry people and more.
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2013; 1968
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The Victory Episode 8: Army in Action

This program presents archived film that documents events leading to German surrender in May 1945; the demise of Hitler and Mussolini; liberation of Philippines, and final surrender of Japan in September 1945.
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2013; 1960
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Staff Film Report 66-12A

This archival footage reveals U.S. military activities in Vietnam during January, February, and March, 1966. Elements include: 25th Infantry, 1st Air Cavalry, 1st Infantry, 101st Airborne, 173rd Airborne, 5th SP "HALO" training; and 8th Army Honor Guard. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1966
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A Day in Vietnam

Narrator Jack Webb takes viewers through a day in Vietnam for the men and women of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
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2013; 1967
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The AAF Fights Back, April-July 1942: The Air Force Story

This episode of the Air Force Story covers events from April to July of 1942, including Axis plans to meet in Asia; increased U.S. industry production; paratrooper training; the Air Transport Command's establishment; and the Battle of Midway that proved aircraft could be used as a striking force. Note: this historical recording may contain variations in audio and visual quality based on the variations of the original source material.
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2013; 1953
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Marines '65

Archival footage reveals significant highlights of Marine operations during 1965. See Marine military and civic action operations in the Dominican Republic and Vietnam. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1966
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World War I, 1914-1918 Lesson 8: Evolution of Modern Warfare

This program from the Combat Studies Institute provides an overview World War I, focusing on the way warfare changed drastically during and as a result and through the course of the war. It looks at what happened when war plans such as the Schlieffen Plan and the British naval strategy clashed with reality, and the strategies that developed to try to break the stalemate. It looks at the consequences of unprecedented level of mobilization of society and total war for the course of the war, and the way World War I shaped military history in World War II and beyond. The way technology changes tactics, and the leadership of field commanders to envision the use of new ideas, are other themes. Panelists also discuss the American role and mobilization.
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2013; 1999
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Americans-1776

This film paints a portrait of ordinary colonists during the time of the American Revolution and demonstrates their loyalty to the Declaration of Independence and to American ideals of freedom and equality. Note: this historical recording may contain variations in audio and visual quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1975
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Staff Film Report 66-47A

This archival footage reveals military activities in Vietnam during October and November 1966. Elements include: a 3rd Ordnance Ammunition Depot attack; General Westmoreland presenting awards to the 503rd Infantry; the 173rd Airborne Division; Vietnamese National Independence Day; Exercise Nan-Chang; and the Presidential Pacific-Asian Tour. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1966
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Staff Film Report 66-13A

This archival footage reveals Vietnam combat and other activities: In March 1966, the 173rd Airborne Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, and Australian Regiment perform search and clear sweeps. The Big Red One welcomes a new commander, Army engineers perform various civic action duties, and the annual CISM competitions occur in USAREUR. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1966
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The Los Angeles Plan

This film explores urban issues and the activities of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1970s Los Angeles. Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1970
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Nuclear Test Film EC and G: Operation Sandstone

From a series of declassified historical films on the U.S. nuclear weapons program. This film is about preparation for the nuclear tests of Operation Sandstone conducted at Enewetak Atoll in the Pacific Proving Grounds. (This film is listed on archive.org as "EC and G", but it is actually "EG and G".) Note: This historical recording may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.
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2013; 1948