U.S. Air Force Douglas LC-47Hs Skytrain land and take off in Antarctica. A large sign reading "Welcome to Three Palms, Antarctica; Population 21; Elevation 21'", a drawing of three palm trees in a cluster, the trunks in orange and the leaves in green, the letters, "NCEL MCBS". On ice covered land, equipment seen far in the background. USAF LC-47H approaches far in the background, for landing on skis. The aircraft touches down and taxis. Men are scattered about on ice. The aircraft slows down at far end of the runway. LH-34B in flight overhead. The LC-47H comes to a stop.
U.S. Air Force Douglas LC-47Hs Skytrain land and take off in Antarctica. United States Air Force LC-47H taxis on a runway and turns around. An LC-34D helicopter hovering over ice runway in the background, as the aircraft taxis. The LC-47H takes off on new runway. A large group of men lining the field as the aircraft taxis for take-off. The aircraft lifts off at the far end of field. The LC-47H landing on its wheels on runway; two tracked vehicles are seen parked in the mid background. The LC-47H takes off from new runway, using its wheels. The aircraft taxis and takes off.
U.S. Air Force Douglas LC-47Hs Skytrain land and take off in Antarctica. United States Air Force LC-47H lands and taxis on runway. The LC-47H lands on the new runway on its wheels. View of the aircraft as it taxis on the runway.
Dog team pulls sled in Antarctica. A dog team, pulling sled over snow. The dog team pulls the sled. The front part of sled seen in the foreground. The dogs, with their feet bounding over snow. The dog team trotting rather slowly over ice, pulling the sled. Buildings seen in the background. The dogs gather speed, ice whizzing by sled. The dogs move out onto a traveled snow roadway.
North Vietnamese documentary propaganda film. North Vietnamese gun boats firing in a river. North Vietnamese antiaircraft guns firing. Wreckage of downed U.S. Navy airplane. Captured U.S. pilot under guard by armed North Vietnamese sailor. Viet Cong firing machine guns at American aircraft. A transport plane hit by gunfire and burning in flight. Armed American soldiers running from a crashed helicopter. American MPs in a jeep pass a cyclist on city street. President Lyndon Baines Johnson; Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara; Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; U.S. Air Force General Curtis Lemay. Dean Rusk and Robert McNamara meeting with Vietnamese officials.Vietnamese man looking through periscopic binoculars. The North Vietnamese flag. Waterfront with factory on shore and Junks in the water. A manufacturing complex. Harvester in farm. Vietnamese school girls dancing in school yard. Vietnamese gun crew at an antiaircraft gun. Vietnamese Navy gun crew on deck of a gunboat. Vietcong preparing booby traps. Viet Cong escorting South Vietnamese prisoner. Vietnamese paratroops. Headlines of American newspapers saying U.S. officials urge raids against North Vietnam. Map showing U.S. attacks on Vietnam. Map highlights date 30th July 1964 and Tau Chien. U.S. aircraft carriers and task force underway at sea. Map highlights Hanoi and date 1st August 1964. Map highlights 2nd August 1964. Guns on ships fired by gun crew. Battleship underway at sea. Map highlights date 3rd August 1964. Map highlights Gulf of Tonkin and date 4th August 1964. Officials in a meeting. U.S. President Lyndon B Johnson speaks at mike. Men under a plane parked on airfield. U.S. carrier underway at sea. Map highlights date 5th August 1964. Aircraft takes off from carrier to attack North Vietnam. Vietcong fire on U.S. planes overhead. Machine guns fired. Men fire guns from North Vietnamese torpedo boat. Torpedo boats and American destroyers in fight.
Relates to the U.S. Antarctic expedition,Operation High Jump. Animated map shows the way point of the U.S. ships under Admiral Cruzen towards Antarctica. Shows whales and a whaler ship nearby, including whales breaching. U.S. Navy fleet advances through icy layer of Antarctica. A group of emperor penguins in the sea. Reconnaissance helicopters scout ahead. Scenes of Antarctica during twilight. Coastguard icebreaker breaks the icy layer making a way for the U.S. Navy fleet. A reconnaissance helicopter scouts ahead. The Submarine USS Sennet (SS-408) gets stuck in ice. Rescue boat rushes at the site of the stuck sub to save the crew. The Seaplane Tener Pine Island sends a helicopter which locates the old hut of Scott's 37 year old British expedition. The helicopter of the Eastern Group crashes while trying to land on the Pine Island. Crash boat rescues Captain George Dufek and his pilot.