A crowd gathered to watch a U.S. Army exhibition show in Aberdeen in Maryland . Explosion and smoke seen. Heavy artillery put on display in exhibition. Fighter planes and bomber planes in flight. An aerial bomb containing a ton of TNT (Tri Nitro Toluene). Monster Railway and Barbette cannons fired.
Comparison tests being performed between British Centaur Cromwell tank and U.S. M-4 tank at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. The tanks are rolled on various types of surface such as concrete, mud and sand to compare their maneuvering capabilities.
'Women at war' Women test tanks at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Aberdeen, Maryland. Women manufacture war equipment like shells at a war plant. They pile up shells. Machine guns and rifles fired by women during a test. A 19mm anti aircraft gun tested at the proving grounds. A woman drives a tractor and women work on a tank.
Comparison tests being performed between a British Centaur tank, a British Cromwell tank, and U.S. M-4 tank at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Aberdeen,Maryland. The three tanks are rolled onto various types of surface such as concrete, mud and sand to compare their maneuvering capabilities.
Women Ordinance Workers (WOW) fire heavy machine guns in Aberdeen proving ground, MD, USA. Explosions on the ground. West point cadets visit Aberdeen proving ground. Small rocket launcher demonstrated for the west point cadets.
A 16 inch gun being fired in Aberdeen, Maryland. The huge gun with West Point cadets in the foreground. Soldiers load the gun, and fire it. Cadets immediately run to and climb atop the gun. The cadets walk on the barrel of the gun. They peep through holes in steel plates. Cadets completely cover the gun as they pose for a photograph. The Cadet seated on top the gun barrel, nearest its opening, waves his hat inside the barrel.