'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.
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.
An amphibian cargo tractor is demonstrated at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland, United States. The amphibian cargo tractor moves through water. Some soldiers sitting on the tractor. A soldier climbs a stationary amphibian tractor. A soldier demonstrates the control panel as well as various internal controlling parts. A cargo amphibian tractor moves over a rough ground. The tractor enters a lake. It crosses the lake from one side to other through water. The tractor moves over rough and uneven ground. Few soldiers sitting on the tractor.
Scrap processing operations at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland, United States, for the World War 2 war effort. Shells piled up. Tanks in a sling as they are being placed for the scrap. Mortars, tanks, cannonballs and a German 42 cm Howitzer being scrapped at the proving grounds. British, German and French tanks are scrapped. Guns and field pieces are also scrapped. A man cuts a barrel of a gun. Old equipment so scrapped saves on steel, coal, man power and time.
Mortar carrier T-21 circles the field at Aberdeen proving ground. It moves over rough and level terrain. Soldiers open rear door revealing mortar. Soldier climbs into the carrier and inspects grenades and other equipment. (Note: The 4.2" M2 heavy mortar recoil was hard on the halftrack chassis so the T-21 was cancelled and never adopted.)
Medium tractor on proving ground, Aberdeen. Medium tractor T-31 moves over muddy terrain. Tractor moves over terrain with and without 4.5 caliber gun on M-1 carriage.