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Be Good, Smile Pretty

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Chronicles the heart-wrenching journey to understand and cope with the loss shared by the estimated 20,000 American children whose fathers were killed in Vietnam. Weaving emotionally compelling interviews with home movies, stock footage, and family photos. Along her journey, Tragos uncovers a 30-year-old mystery, as she comes to know her father as a man. Untangled from the memory of a war that wounded a nation. Some discoveries are almost too difficult to bear, it is ultimately the truth that allows her, and her entire family, to understand and move forward.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Submarine!

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Follows a three-month mission below the Pacific ocean inside the USS Michagan, a ballistic missile submarine equipped with hot showers, a movie library, pizza makings, and a nuclear reactor. The Michigan is one of the supersubs patrolling the seas ready to unleash their destructive power on enemy targets in the event of a major international confrontation. They represent the least vulnerable component of the nuclear arsenal.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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The Admiral Nimitz Story

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "Raised on the extensive plains of Texas, Admiral Nimitz had never seen an ocean when he entered Annapolis at the beginning of the century. Yet, forty years later he rescued the world's largest body of water from the tyranny of one of the mightiest fleets ever assembled. His incredible and brilliant victories at Midway and the Coral Sea, at Okinawa and the Philippines, will remain forever as an example of the United States Navy's proudest heritage. This episode captures the time, the battles, and the man in "The Admiral Chester Nimitz Story." Using rare, previously unshown film, the viewer is taken back half a century to the early days of the Naval Academy, the Spanish-American War, and the time when Chester Nimitz a [...]
Online
1958
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Salute to the Navy

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975.; "The United States Navy is as much an expression of this nation's will and its ideals as it is a superb fighting service, dedicated to the preservation of those ideals. The United States Army members are proud to serve in defense of freedom on the same team with the Navy; custodian of a great tradition, and a dynamic sister service. This week's episode salutes The United States Navy, its history, its achievements and its future role in the military establishment."--National Archives and Records Administration.
Online
1962
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Profiles: Admiral William Halsey

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Online
1996; 1963
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Admiral Chester Nimitz: Thunder of the Pacific

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Chronicles the life of this fabled admiral, from his brilliant strategies and great victories, to his hand in the victory of the greatest conflict in history, and his life behind the uniform.
Online
2008; 1996
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Vice Admiral Oscar C. Badger

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Online
1952
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Eagle Boats [electronic resource]

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Scenes of docked and moving eagle boats, produced by the Ford Motor Company.
Online
1918
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Making a Man-o-Warsman [electronic resource]

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Scenes of navy sailors training for battle, produced by the Ford Motor Company.
Online
1917
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United News: Release 87 (1944) Navy Flying Boat, World's Largest, Makes Record Hop [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The Mars and its crew en route to Hawaii from California. 2. Test-firing of a 240mm howitzer. 3. Women manufacture gun cotton. 4. Canadian motorcycle dispatch riders take their final cross-country riding tests. 5. SPARS go ice-boating near Boston. 6. A thousand families near Naples leave the caves where they had lived for safety from bombs and receive food from the U.S. Army; ship-to-shore oil pipelines are laid; Allied troops attack Ortona, Italy.
Online
1944
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United News: Release 88 (1944) Navy Launches World's Mightiest Battleship [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Margaret Truman christens the Missouri. 2. A bond rally in New York's Chinatown. 3. Copper is mined and smelted in Chile. 4. Tests of an Air Forces fire truck that uses carbon dioxide. 5. Canadian sailors take physical training in snow. 6. Allied troops fight in Italy, including scenes of the all-Negro 99th Fighter Squadron.
Online
1944
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United News: Release 98 (1944) U.S. Navy Planes Bomb Japanese Ships in South Pacific [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Carrier planes sink a Japanese cruiser off New Guinea. 2. U.S. servicewomen view cherry blossoms. 3. Thomas Edison and an early movie camera; scenes of Broadway in 1896; Theodore Roosevelt and the "Rough Riders" parade in New York City inaugural parade of 1905; Lillian Russell, Pearl White, and William S. Hart appear in early movies; Market Street in San Francisco in 1900; 4. Winston Churchill and General Eisenhower watch a parachute drop in England.
Online
1944
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United News: Release 127 (1944) U.S.S. Iowa Joins the Navy [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. A Navy Day parade in Washington, D.C., and the battleship Iowa joining a Pacific fleet. 2. Eleanor Roosevelt views an exhibition of paintings by servicemen held in New York City. 3. Boys in Maryland grade schools attend sewing and cooking classes. 4. Marines in action in the Pacific. 5. German troops flee through the streets of Antwerp; the Belgian underground sabotages German vehicles; U.S. troops enter the city; artillery and aerial bombardment precedes the 1st Army as U.S. troops occupy Aachen.
Online
1944
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United News: Release 132 (1944) Army Beats Navy in Traditional Football Classic [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Generals Marshall and Arnold and Admiral King watch the Army/Navy football game in Baltimore. 2. A Canadian aircraft carrier is loaded with grain and joins a convoy. 3. Associate Justice Jackson swears in Edward R. Stettinius as Secretary of State. 4. B-29s bomb Formosa and return to their base on Saipan; General Haywood Hansell. 5. U.S. planes land in Yugoslavia with military and medical supplies and food; Marshall Tito. 6. Japanese-American troops of the 36th Division break through German lines in France.
Online
1944
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United News: Release 143 (1945) U.S. Navy Carrier Planes Sweep China Sea [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Japanese oil fields in Indo-China and ships are bombed, and a tanker is torpedoed. 2. Preparations are made for the Yalta Conference in Russia; supplies arrive and communications lines are strung; delegates arrive and are shown in conferences; the segment features Anthony Eden, Secretary of State Stettinius, Ambassador Harriman, Winston Churchill, President Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin.
Online
1945
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United News: Release 162 (1945) U.S. Navy Fights Off Japanese Suicide Planes [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The aircraft carriers Saratoga and Bunker Hill are partially disabled by Japanese kamikaze planes. 2. General Eisenhower reviews a parade in Abilene, Kansas. 3. President Truman receives an honorary degree from the University of Kansas City and speaks on the United Nations; President Truman arrives at the U.S. Capitol with the United Nations Charter.
Online
1945
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United News: Release 203 (1946) Submarines of Japanese Navy Sunk by U.S. [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Twenty-four submarines are loaded with explosives and shelled by the cruiser Chicago. 2. Columbus, Georgia, and surrounding vicinities are sprayed with DDT and cleared of debris. 3. Buildings are constructed in Yellowknife, Canada, as a result of a gold rush. 4. Cypress trees are felled in the Florida Everglades. 5. The Roosevelt Estate becomes a national shrine; in the dedicating ceremony, Mrs. Roosevelt and President Truman deliver speeches.
Online
1946
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United News: Release 207 (1946) Navy Tests New Ship Propeller [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Professor Kirsten poses beside the propeller he designed to replace ships' rudders. 2. Japanese war criminals arrive for trial in Tokyo. 3. Thousands of sheep move across the Grand Coulee Dam. 4. President Roxas and P.V. McNutt visit President Truman; Roxas describes the Philippines as a miniature U.S. 5. Arctic explorers finish their expedition in a blizzard. 6. Truman says CARE will help UNRRA feed Europe.
Online
1946
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United News: Release 41 (1943) Two New Cruisers Join U.S. Navy [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The Biloxi and the Astoria are launched. 2. Work on a dam on Canada's Saguenay River. 3. Red Cross boxes for U.S. POWs are shipped. 4. Academy Awards are presented to James Cagney and Greer Garson. 5. Burned fir trees are transported. 6. Royal Air Force ground crews in training. 7. Italian women and children return to Italy. 8. Madame Chiang Kai-shek visits Wellesley College. 9. Allies in New Guinea.
Online
1943
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United News: Release 52 (1943) New Reservists Swell Ranks of American Navy [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Sailors train, eat, and parade. 2. Surf-riding in Australia. 3. The U.S. 2nd Army and the British 8th Army capture Bizerte and are welcomed by citizens; hordes of German prisoners are captured; Generals. Eisenhower and Montgomery. 4. General Marshall attends a meeting of the allied war council; the council on the White House lawn.
Online
1943