A film titled 'Adak History'. U.S. Military establishes military bases at Adak Island Aleutian Islands. Army rangers land on Adak Islands for defensive actions against Japanese Forces occupying nearby islands. Director of MWR at NSGA (Naval Security of Group Activity) Bob Winckler talks about military bases at Adak Islands. U.S. war planes and submarine nets seen. Artillery seen. A board reads 'This submarine net is listed on the National Historic Register, please do not disturb'. PT torpedo boats and PBY planes Bases on Adak. PBY Catalina planes seen. Civilians seen.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. Two soldiers make a last minute weather observation on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Aerial cameras are taken inside a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 Mitchell bomber. Pilots make a final meeting. A pilot gets inside an aircraft. The aircraft take off one by one.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. An airfield is constructed in ten days on a drained lagoon in Adak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. A bulldozer clears the land to construct the airfield. Laymen put concrete slabs on a runway. An aircraft lands. A rainbow in the background. An aircraft takes off from the airfield. A group of soldiers on the airfield. An aircraft lands. A medical van moves from the airfield. Casualties are removed from an airplane downed by enemy aircraft. Outdoor memorial services are held for the victims.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. A group of soldiers with an anti aircraft gun on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Six U.S. Army Air Force B-25 Mitchell bombers fly in the background. The aircraft land. Soldiers come out of the aircraft. Soldiers greet the returning squadron as they relax and sing. Photographers, meteorologist and others plan for the next mission.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. On a Sunday morning soldiers offer religious offerings in a gathering on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Bombs are brought to a field in camouflaged decks. Bombs being loaded in U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 Mitchell bombers. Machine guns of the aircraft are loaded with ammunition. A truck carries a bomb on an air base. The pilots who are going to fly for the mission receive final instructions. Crew begins to assemble as the pilots arrive at the air base. The pilots get ready. The pilots in the mission include Lieutenant George I. Rudell, Lieutenant Holy P. Mail, Lieutenant Lial A. Bean, Major Willson Aston, Lieutenant Henry J. Strencops and Colonel Jackson.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. Three soldiers on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Soldiers read a bulletin board. Soldiers queue up to receive daily meal. They eat food and clean their utensils. A soldier distributes letters. Two soldiers play with a ball. A soldier plays a mouth organ while another writes letter.