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Arctic Night

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "'Exercise Arctic Night' was designed to provide training in extreme cold weather for paratroopers of the famed 82nd Airborne Division. Seven hundred man hit the silk and dropped onto the frozen ice of a bay near Greenland's Thule Air Base. The jump made history for the Airborne Infantry; it was the largest, and, in fact, the first tactical drop ever made this far north. One of the scenes in the program depicts a road sign which reads: "North Pole -- 80 miles. An Army Signal Corps camera team of three sturdy volunteers braved temperatures of more than 40 degrees below zero to bring back the story for the TV audience. Host-narrator of the program, Master Sergeant Stu Queen, whose normal habitat is some 3,000 miles (an [...]
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1956
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This Is Our Strength

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "This week's episode records President Kennedy's visit to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in late 1961. The Commander-in-Chief was there to appraise the strength of one very important aspect of his fighting command -- soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division, part of the Strategic Army Corps. You will witness a grandstand view of the built-in power of a mighty force -- a force that is a part of the vanguard of our freedom, our security, and our way of life ... our STRAC force, whose motto tells the story -- skilled ... tough ... ready around the clock."--National Archives and Records Administration.
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1961
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Your Army Reports: No. 5.

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975. "Several different stories relating to Army activities: The Medal of Honor award, drill team competitions, and the departure of U.S. soldiers from the Dominican Republic. Also included in the film are features on Queen Elizabeth's birthday ceremonies, and activities in Thailand and Vietnam."--National Archives and Records Administration.
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1950; 1975
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82nd Airborne Division

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "Traces the history of the "All American'' 82nd Airborne, the first Army airborne division, in World War II, in Santo Domingo in 1965, and in Vietnam."--Catalog of The Big Picture, the U.S. Army's television series, 1950-1975.
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1970