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Various views of U.S. Air Force Military Airlift Command C-141 aircraft

A model of earth rotates. Dramatic view of Military Airlift Command C-141 transport aircraft taking off into the camera. Flight crew inside the cockpit of the C-141. View from the cockpit of the aircraft on final approach to runway. C-141 seen during aerial refueling.

Date: 1968
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States Air Force Captain Jim Holt demonstrates survival techniques in tropical rain forests in the Philippines

Demonstration of survival techniques in tropical rain forests in the Philippines. Children row a boat in a river. Aerial view of a bridge over the river. Animated map of the Mekong River in South East Asia, the Congo River in Central Africa and the Amazon River in South America. Aerial view of inland water ways. Heavy foliage on either side of the river. United States Air Force Captain Jim Holt demonstrates basic survival tricks and techniques in tropical rain forest: he cuts bamboo and makes a jar from it. He fills stream water in the jar. He adds purification tablets in the water. He uses a probe stick to test water depth and avoids deep holes. The stick supports him while walking on a rocky path. He searches for food in rocks with the stick. He moves along the rocky path. He sits and rests.

Date: 1968
Duration: 4 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Czechoslovakia and Soviet relations after World War 2; Dubcek liberalization during Prague Spring; Soviet occupation in 1968

History of Czechoslovakia from 1919 to 1968 depicts lives of its people and various crisis. Clip shows combination of still images and moving images, with background of Czech musical soundtrack. A burning Nazi plane shot by Soviet military during World War II. Soviet Red Army marches in Prague, Poland in May 1945 to rescue from German occupation and atrocities. People destroy Nazi emblems and symbols from buildings. People assemble in large numbers on roads and cheer for the incoming Soviet troops and tanks. Civilians of Czechoslovakia during normal life after World War 2. Workers in mines, farmers in field and women work in houses. Spread of communism and communists make a star formation during a rally in Prague (sometimes called the Prague Spring). President Edvard Benes in 1948 signs pact with Soviet government. Photos of Soviet General Joseph Stalin and other Soviet leaders in his office. Various Presidents and leaders of Czechoslovakia during the 1950s. Military and civilian communist groups march on streets in 1956. Czech Skoda automobile production factory scenes in mid 1960s. Workers work in factories and shops till night hours. A Czech textile factory scene. Czech men and women in 1960s fashions enjoying mugs of beer. Several scenes with Alexander Dubček, (Alexander Dubcek), then Soviet leaders Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Brezhnev arrive for meeting with Dubček. Smiling Czech people walk in cities and at a cafe during liberalization measures. Soviet and Warsaw Pact tanks, armored vehicles, infantry and aircraft start their occupation ending the Prague Spring in Prague, Bratislave and other cities in August 1968. Civilians argue with Soviet troops and demonstrate in streets. Large crowd of civilians watch the retreating Soviet forces from Czechoslovakia in 1968. Red Army met with agitation and resistance on streets by civilians. Soviet troops fire at some demonstrating civilians.

Date: 1968
Duration: 7 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Republican nominee Richard Nixon express his views about the presidential race before U.S. Presidential Election of 1968.

Self-portrait of Richard Nixon aired during his 1968 presidential run against Hubert Humphrey and George Wallace in the United States. An interviewer asks Richard Nixon what did he think when he made a decision to run for the President of the United States in 1968. A picture showing Richard Nixon and his wife Pat Nixon. The interviewer asks if he felt any strain on the family. Nixon says he thought of his family first. A picture showing his wife Pat Nixon and daughters Julie Nixon and Tricia Nixon. Nixon calls this presidency more of a challenge in terms of America being involved in the Vietnam War and in the Cold War with the Soviet Union. A photograph shows Richard Nixon with his wife Pat Nixon, daughters Julie and Tricia and Julie's husband David Eisenhower at a beach. He says that present time is different from World Wars I and II because now America is a great power and there should be a best possible leader to lead the nation. Nixon states that America needs a kind of leadership that would obtain peace and avoid war and surrender. A picture of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nixon.

Date: 1968, November
Duration: 3 min 55 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
F-100 Super Sabre and F-4 Phantom II drop Mark 82 bombs in Vietnam during U.S. air strikes.

U.S. air strikes in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. M-117 bombs explode near and on road on wooden slopes near river north of Pleiku near Dak To, on 18 August, 1968. USAF (United States Air Force) F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter aircraft drops Mark 82 (Mk.82) high-drag (HD) bombs. The bombs descend and explode on structures in grove of trees near rice paddies 23 miles east of Binh Thuy on 19th August. USAF McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II bomber aircraft drop two Mk.84 HD bombs. The bombs descend and explode near structures in grove of tress in agricultural area 30 miles southwest of Saigon on 19 August, 1968.

Date: 1968, September 25
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Heavy artillery attack by North Vietnam at Khe Sanh.

Battle of Khe Sanh between January 1968 to April 1968. Valley of Khe Sanh surrounded by mountains. Military jeep moves on road. Wounded marine carried on litter. Bomb explodes near plane. Supplies at airbase. The American flag on a mountain. David E Lownds, Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps, Commanding Officer, Khe Sanh, speaks. The Colonel explains the location of battle with help of a model. Bombs dropped on mountains. Marines fire artillery. Airfield prepared at Khe Sanh. Marines dig trenches. Marines patrol in woods. American planes in flight. U.S. officers look at map on light table. General William gets into helicopter at airbase. Bell UH-1B Iroquois Huey helicopter lands after short flight. U.S. officers leave the helicopter. General William and marines check the location. Marines examine the map on light tables. Sign reads 'Welcome to Khe Sanh Matcu 62 Airfield'. Marines board plane with supplies. Supplies dropped by small parachutes from planes in flight. French paratroopers land in the same area during 1954. French advance with heavy artillery but did not win the war. Armistice signed by leaders in Geneva. Marines in sandbag bunkers at Khe Sanh. Colonel Lownds speaks. Marines move through jungle. Aircraft on bombing run. Explosions at Khe Sanh. Heavy artillery attack by North Vietnam at Khe Sanh and smoke rises from explosions. American B-52 planes in flight.

Date: 1968
Duration: 9 min 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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