Battle training of a crew on board a Soviet submarine number 107 in the Arctic Sea. The submarine at sea with 107 number seen on side of conning tower. Interior of the submarine. The crew at a station as the submarine dives. The crew operates various instruments. The crew follows the orders of their officers. Soviet navy sailors prepare torpedoes for firing.
United States submarine Nautilus O-12 (SS-73) in the Arctic region during its 1931 polar expedition. Submarine leaves the coast for the Arctic region. The submarine underway at sea. Naval artillery aboard the submarine. A woman and a dog aboard it. A ship underway at sea.
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston visits the Arctic Region to study Arctic fisheries and fur seals. Claude Huston and other officials stand in front of a ship. They converse with each other. A sailor standing on the ship deck releases a rope into the sea.
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Claude Huston visits the Arctic region to study Arctic fisheries and fur seals. Claude Huston walks out of a building and wears his hat. Officials walking. They pose for a photograph. A woman holding a child in her arms. Officers and sailors enter a building. They pose for a photograph. View of houses and sea in the background.
United States submarine Nautilus in the Arctic region during a polar expedition. A diver moves down a ladder into the sea along the side of Nautilus in the Arctic region during a polar expedition. A man washes dishes inside the submarine. Food laid out on a table as a man serves. George Hubert Wilkins reads a book as he lies in a bunk bed. Men at the bow of the submarine. A man in the engine room works with wires. Men at the bow of the submarine.
Views of arctic terrain, with waves crashing against shore and leaving frozen hills of ice and snow. Closeup of waves. Sea ice glistening in sunshine. Brief views from the cockpit of the Fokker F-VII Tri-motor airplane, the "Josephine Ford," while Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett occupied it during their flight to the North Pole in 1926. (Neither occupant is seen.) The views include glimpse of underside of wing; engine parts in the open; and engine crankcase covered with frozen oily sludge. Views appear limited by restricted visibility from the cockpit. Clip concludes with several views downward to the frozen arctic wasteland below.