View of troop ship USS Wakefield on September 3, 1942 off the New England coast after a fire breaks out while the transport was en route to her destination. The ship at sea off the American coast. Smoke rises from the fire.
'The fighting first' about the role of United States 1st Infantry Division in various campaigns during World War II. A soldier of United States 1st Infantry Division. Combat boots of soldiers during the civil war and World War I. A map shows the 1st Infantry Division units moving across the Atlantic Ocean towards North Africa for Operation Torch in November, 1942. Soldiers of 1st Infantry Division go to England and loaded onto ships as they move to Africa. U.S. General Terry Allen aboard a ship. Infantrymen fire in Oran, Algeria. Aircraft in flight, explosions occur and a convoy of trucks on advance during the battle in Oran. 1st Infantry Division troops battle against Nazi General Rommel's armies in Tunisia, North Africa. In 1943, men of 1st Infantry Division load onto ships and arrive in Sicily. Troops advance into a town in Sicily after capturing it. Damaged houses in a city in Sicily.
The Battle of the Atlantic in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. An Allied ship at sea crashing through high waves that cover its bow. Point of view shot of ship advancing in heavy waves. A Nazi flag on a German U-boat. The Nazi submarine submerges in sea. View of torpedo being fired from submarine toward Allied ship. Multiple views of allied ships and merchant ships being attacked, torpedoed, and sinking after attacks by German submarines. A ship sinks. Sailors and merchant seamen cling to debris from a ship following attack as they ready for rescue. Surviving sailors row a small rescue boat toward a rescuing ship. Sailors aid injured and tired sailors and merchant seamen personnel as they board rescue ships.
A U.S. Naval Fleet underway in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. U.S. ships and vessels underway in the Atlantic Ocean. A U.S. Navy barrage balloon in flight. A navy patrol aircraft in flight. Patrol boats and ships underway at sea.
Damage and repair of USS Kearny (DD-432) after it was attacked by a German U-boat in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. Animated map locates the position of U.S. Navy vessel USS Kearney in the Atlantic Ocean when the German submarine struck it. Ships at sea. A damaged USS Kearney at sea after the attack. The crew aboard the ship being rescued as they come aboard another ship. The damaged ship at a fjord in Iceland. Men make repairs on the ship as smoke rises. Men weld parts of the ship. USS Kearney sails to Boston. The mast of the ship and the control room. The ship underway at sea after being repaired.
The Japanese Navy and U.S. Navy in combat in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway in World War II. On June 3rd 1942 : U.S. amphibious aircraft take off from a catapult. A sailor observes through binoculars from a ship deck. A convoy of Japanese ships in the Pacific ocean. A pilot in the cockpit of the U.S. Navy aircraft in flight. A man beside the control panel. The Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz on a ship. The United States sailors work on the ship deck. The sailors inside a cabin on the ship. Men walk out of the cabin to the deck. The men load a bomb in bomb bay of an aircraft. The ammunition on the deck. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. U.S. Navy ships attacked by Japanese aircraft. Smoke rising from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific ocean. U.S. ships fire at Japanese planes. A Japanese plane crashes into the ocean. A parked U.S. plane bounces to side of aircraft carrier after explosions and turbulence and nearly falls off edge. Dramatic close view of a Japanese aircraft hit while closing in on a U.S. Navy carrier. A wing tears off and the Japanese plane crashes into the ocean right beside the U.S. Navy carrier. Gun camera footage of U.S. Navy aircraft attacking the Japanese naval fleet. Japanese ships burning and smoking. Views of disabled Japanese ships off the Midway atoll. U.S. soldiers on deck of ship after the battle.