Overseas activities of United States Coast Guard in World War II. U.S. Landing Craft Infantry,LCI(L) 617,part of LCI Flotilla 22 in World War 2. She is seen underway in rough waters of the Pacific ocean during 1945.Coast Guardsman ordered to Battle stations. A Coast Guardsman observes approaching enemy aircraft through binoculars. Coast guard gunner fires Antiaircraft guns using foot trigger. Enemy plane crashes in ocean. A Coast Guardsman signals using semaphore flags. Beachhead supply operations. Coast Guard Picket Boat, CG-42022, seen patrolling around U.S. transport ships in a Persian port, while they carry lend lease supplies to the Soviet Union.Coast Guard combat patrol in jungle using canines. The Cactus (A) Class 180 foot buoy tender, USCGC Tupelo placing a buoy at sea. Releasing a weather balloon. A Coast Guard wooden 83 foot cutter ("83 footer"). Loading a Coast Guard B-24 aircraft on Guam. The plane takes off. Invasion task force of U.S. warships underway. Coast Guard crews at various duty stations aboard their ships during the war.. The former luxury liner, SS Manhattan,underway, her decks crowded with troops, following her conversion into the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Wakefield (AP-21). U.S. Navy attack transport,USS Arthur Middleton (APA-25) at sea in the Pacific. Coast Guard operating transport ships unloading cargo for Allied invasion forces and running inter-island shipping service in the Pacific, during World War II.Landing Ship Tank (LST-788) arriving at the beach next to Landing Ship Medium, LSM-242, on Iwo Jima. A Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) being driven off LST-760. USS LCI(L)-87, Flagship of LCI Flotilla 10. Her Captain, M. E. Imlay, USCG, is seen on her bridge, before departing from England for the Normandy invasion. U.S. Landing Craft Infantry, LCI(L)-668 at beach and troops wading ashore.
German U boats surrender in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the United States. A German U boat underway in the Atlantic Ocean off the Cape May, New Jersey. A barrage balloon in flight. U.S. Navy escort vessels pull along side the submarine. Aircraft in flight. U.S. officers man the U boat and search for weapons aboard the submarine. German crew of the U boat lined up. Off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire another German U boat being taken over by the American crew. A U.S. sailor aboard a ship signals a blinker light. The U boat crew surrenders and disembarks. The crew being taken as prisoners.
German U-boats surrender to United States Forces in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. Wrecked submarines and ships at a ship yard. Prefabricated submarines at Raymond shipyard in Bremen, Germany. German submarine U-858 underway towards Cape May, New Jersey after its crew surrendered to United States officers in the Atlantic Ocean. Men on the deck of the U boat while underway at sea. Men at a dock. Another U boat U-805 being brought to Portsmouth, New Hampshire after it surrendered to the Americans. Crew of the U boat before being taken to the Portsmouth Naval Prison. The captain of the German U boat.
A film about achievements and role of Negro soldiers during World War II. A map of the Atlantic Ocean. Nazi and Japanese flags. Allied soldiers liberate cities in Europe and civilians welcome them. Soldiers embark onto a ship. An Allied invasion convoy underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Equipment and food supplies being carried to troops. Supplies being unloaded at a beach in the European Theater. Airstrips, roads and bridges being constructed. Trees being cleared at the Alcan Highway. Negro soldiers in combat fire rifles and fire artillery at enemy positions. A Japanese enemy airplane in flight as a negro soldier fires an anti aircraft gun at the aircraft. Explosions occur at a battlefield.
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. Periscope of submarine breaks surface. View through periscope. American convoy underway during WWII in the Atlantic Ocean. Enemy submarine launches torpedo. Ships being struck by torpedoes. Underwater view of submarine. A torpedoed ship sinking. Views of empty Nazi submarine pens. A Douglas DC-4 passenger airplane 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.
United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Wasp (CV-18) underway in the Atlantic Ocean. USS Wasp returns POWs (Prisoners Of War) to Naples, Italy. Italian POWs move through mess lines. Trays being filled with food.