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.
American farmers on farmland with several tractors operating on the field. American men and women work to clear rocks and stones from a farm field. Group of rural neighbors in America working together to construct a barn building (raise a barn). They build the barn and wield hammers. Ships at dock with Marshall Plan food supplies from United States to Europe for post-war recovery after World War 2. Elevated view of main city square in Copenhagen, Denmark soon after World War 2. Busy roads with vehicle, pedestrian, and street car or trolley cars running on roads around the Liberty Memorial obelisk, on Vesterbrogade opposite the Grand Central Station. Crane lifting supplies for rebuilding effort beside some buildings in Copenhagen. Man in Europe cuts grass with a scythe or grass whip. American troops board ships to Europe to join NATO troops in Europe maintaining peace after World War 2. Close up view of group of American NATO forces marching in close ranks. U.S. military forces at NATO Naval headquarters in Norfolk,Virginia. Officer salute at a flag ceremony. Wide view of massive group of U.S. Navy sailors at attention during a ceremony in Norfolk. U.S. Naval fleet in Atlantic ocean. U.S. Navy jet fighter aircraft takes off from Carrier in Atlantic ocean. Camera view as planes take off from camera, and then view from rear facing camera in aircraft as plane takes off from aircraft carrier deck. View of the world's first atomic powered submarine, the U.S. Navy's USS Nautilus (SSN-571). The submarine at sea from an aerial view, and view from submarine of water breaking over its surface. American long range Boeing B-47 Stratojet aircraft parked at airfield. Personnel in control tower flashes light signals to waiting aircraft. A B-47 taxis for take off. American pilots exit personal equipment storage building of 306th Bombardment Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, and head to their aircraft for a mission. B-47 Stratojet plane taking off.
A film titled 'USS Saufley: living conditions' about the living conditions aboard U.S. Navy destroyer USS Saufley (EDDE 465). The destroyer underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Technicians before a control panel in the engineering plant. Men work before gauges. Technicians type and send messages in the communication room. Crew members work in the Combat Information Center. Technicians inside a plotting room.
The living conditions aboard U.S. Navy destroyer USS Saufley (EDDE-465), underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Men sort papers aboard USS Saufley. Sailors work at a laundry aboard the ship. A Medic treats a wounded sailor in a dispensary aboard USS Saufley. An engineer log room. Sailors sleep in bunks aboard the ship. Sailors wake up and get off their beds. They climb up a ladder to the washroom. Interiors of the wash room. Layout of urinals, toilets, and sinks in head and washroom areas. Men seated on toilet seats. A man in a shower with a tattoo of a woman on his leg. Others wait for their turn outside the shower. Due to crowded conditions, sailors sleep on bunks in the mess hall of the ship. Sailors waking up and gathering towels and washroom gear from lockers and storage areas.
The living conditions aboard U.S. Navy destroyer USS Saufley (EDDE-465), underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Cooks cut vegetables. They prepare food inside the ship's galley. Sailors in a mess line as it extends onto the two decks. Sailors enter the mess hall. Food served to the sailors. A man carries his food tray to the mess hall. Sailors seated in the cafeteria eat their meal. Men put soiled plates in a bin. Officers eat around a table in the Chief Petty Officers' (CPO) mess room. CPOs bunk room. Officers eat around a table in the wardroom. They confer and look at a map.
Living conditions aboard U.S. Navy destroyer USS Saufley (EDDE-465), underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Officer's bunk room as officers file reports and documents. Sailor assists another in checking out a football from the ship's combination athletic locker room and book library. Sailors play a card game in mess hall. A sailor writes a letter. Sailors being shown a movie in mess hall. The film projector is seen running and projecting the movie image on a wall. Sailors sleeping in bunk beds packed closely together. Sailors disembark from the ship.