Sir Ernest Shackleton's last expedition to Antarctica. Numerous birds in flight on Ascension Island. Men exploring the island, one of whom appears to be Ernest Shackleton (in one of his final days alive). Birds on the ground. Birds in flight. Birds on a rock on the island.
A U.S. Air Force C-13OE plane lands at Ascension Island. Belgian soldiers get off the plane and unload their personal equipment and prepare to rest as they proceed to Congo via Ascension Island. Two more C-130s arrive with Belgian troops. U.S. Air force ground crew directs one to parking spot and chocks aircraft wheels as engines are shut down. Fuel truck is seen near a C-130.
A film about Sir Ernest Shackleton's last expedition to Antarctica. An albatross on or near the island of South Georgia. Sir Ernest Shackleton walks around the bird in a circle, moving his hand toward the defensive bird. The bird takes off. An albatross seated on a rock. Film shot late in 1921 or very early 1922, shortly before Shackleton's death on January 5, 1922.
View inside cockpit of a U.S. Air Force C-13OE plane in flight approaching Ascension Island. Pilot's hands on throttles. Plan position radar in cockpit. The crew makes long straight in approach to runway and lands. Plane taxis along the runway.
A U.S. Air Force C-13OE plane parked at Ascension Island. Belgian soldiers, being transported by the airplanes, march away to their temporary overnight quarters. Ground crews refuel a C-13O plane from a fuel truck. They unwind hose from the truck and connect it to the C-130 center point refueling receptacle. View of connection and dials.
A U.S. Air Force C-13OE plane being refueled at Ascension Island. U.S. Air Force Task Force Commander briefs Air Force flight crews.