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German zeppelin Hindenburg lands at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, New Jersey and people flock to watch it.

German zeppelin Hindenburg lands at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, New Jersey on the morning of 9 May 1936, after the airship's maiden voyage across the North Atlantic Ocean. People gather to watch the zeppelin after a successful transatlantic flight in 60 hours. The zeppelin enters a waiting hangar as a huge crowd gathers to watch. A Nazi swastika on the airship. Dr. Hugo Eckener thanks American government for their cooperation and talks about the successful flight across the North Atlantic. (This is the only portion of the clip that includes audio). People look at the zeppelin in the hangar.

Date: 1936, May 9
Duration: 3 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Men perform stunts on ladders and trapezes while on water skis in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Amityville, New York.

Water skiing stunts in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Amityville, New York. Women water skiing while pulled by a motorboat. Two women fall into the rough ocean. A man climbs up a ladder on water skis being pulled by a motorboat in the foreground. Another man hangs from a trapeze as he performs stunts on water skis. The ladders and trapeze on water skis turns and falls into the ocean.

Date: 1936, September 2
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U-boat activity on shipping in World War 2; NATO Naval operations protecting oceans during the Cold War

Responsibilities and assets of NATO's SACLANT. View from cockpit of aircraft landing on deck of U.S. aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CVA-20). Scenes of Atlantic ocean during World War 2. Periscope of German submarine breaks surface. Point of view inside a submarine as seen through periscope looking at a target ship. American convoy underway during World War 2 in the Atlantic Ocean. Underwater shot as a submarine launches torpedo at Allied ship. Allied freighter ships being struck by torpedoes. Underwater view of submarine. A torpedoed ship sinking, with only its bow sticking up in the air and then sinking under the ocean. Views of empty German submarine pens in Brest or Lorient after end of World War 2. Next scene shows a Douglas DC-4 passenger airplane as it passes by the Empire State building, while in flight over Manhattan Island, New York City. Steamships in terminals on the Hudson River. Tug boats and barges in New York harbor. Ocean-going cargo ships pass by the Statue of Liberty. Vehicular traffic in the streets of Norfolk, Virginia. A sign reads 'US Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia'. View of ships and harbor at Norfolk Naval Station. Headquarters of the Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT). NATO officers in the "great map room of SACLANT" at the Headquarters. World map placed on a wall. Scene from 1952: U.S. Navy Captain briefs Admiral Lynde D. McCormick, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet and also SACLANT. Map shows areas of SACLANT responsibility extending around the Atlantic from Southern Europe around past Iceland to the maritime provinces of Canada and down to the U.S. coast.. Surfaced submarine launches Regulus missile. Scene from 1960: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV-62) underway. Aircraft parked aboard the aircraft carrier. View of Naval Air Base at Oceana, Virginia. Douglas F4D flies above runway as another lands. Navy F8 aircraft parked on ramp. Canadian Naval Base at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with views of derricks, cranes, piers, and warships.

Date: 1960
Duration: 5 min 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
British liner S.S. Queen Mary reaches New York in a record time of four days and eight hours

S.S.Queen Mary sets a new mark across Atlantic. British liner, S.S.Queen Mary moves across the Atlantic. S.S.Queen Mary ship reaches New York in a record time of four days, eight hours and thirty seven minutes, from Cherbourg water break, to the Ambrose Lightship. Biplane aircraft fly over the Queen Mary ocean liner as she nears the coast. The Statue of Liberty is also seen in harbor of New York City.

Date: 1936, June 1
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
King Neptune's court in session during Shellback Initiation ceremony aboard USS Indianapolis (CA-35) in the Atlantic Ocean.

Shellback Initiation ceremonies aboard the U.S. Navy ship USS Indianapolis (CA-35) in the Atlantic Ocean. The USS Indianapolis is on its way to South America, carrying President Franklin D. Roosevelt on a "Good neighbor" cruise for state visits. The captain of the ship, Captain Henry Kent Hewitt, walks along with sailors dressed in costumes. Neptune's court in session. A sailor reads from a "subpoena" of the court. The subpoena reads "In the Royal High Court of the Realm of Neptune, In and for the District of Equatorius."

Date: 1936, November 24
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Sailors perform Shellback initiation ceremonies aboard USS Indianapolis (CA-35) in the Atlantic Ocean.

King Neptune shellback initiation ceremonies aboard the U.S. Navy ship USS Indianapolis (CA-35) in the Atlantic Ocean. Sailors dressed in costumes perform on the ship deck. Doctors perform mock operation on a patient lying on stretcher. The sailors perform a mock beheading act. A sailor points at a spinning board that decides each initiate's fate. Initiate sailors thrown into a small water pool. They play games aboard the ship. USS Indianapolis underway to South America, carrying President Franklin Roosevelt on a "Good Neighbor" trip for state visits.

Date: 1936, November 24
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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