Bangor Naval Submarine Base in Washington, United States. Nuclear-powered missile submarine USS Ohio (SSBN-726) arrives at the Delta Pier of Bangor Naval Submarine Base. Fireboats spew jets of water in salute as the USS Ohio approaches. 'Navy Band' blows trumpets. A man directs the band. A woman takes photographs. A huge crowd gathered to welcome the submarine. Several women laugh and wave their hands. Children smile and laugh. A child carries a toy. Several old men raise their hands. The crowd cheers. A high ranking naval officer talks to people. Sailors aboard USS Ohio. 'Navy Band, Seattle' written on a drum. A man takes photographs. United States flag raised on the submarine.
Nuclear-powered trident submarine USS Ohio (SSBN-726) arrives at the Submarine Base in Bangor, Washington, United States. A huge crowd gathered to welcome the submarine. People carry a banner. The banner reads 'Peace Through Trident....Ohio'. The submarine is docked at the Delta Pier of the submarine Base. United States flag raised on the submarine. A boat near the submarine at the port. Cameramen take photographs. A high ranking naval officer is followed by the crowd. Naval officers stand in formation. A banner on a woman's dress reads 'Peace Through Trident'.
Bangor Naval Submarine Base in Washington, United States. Nuclear-powered missile submarine USS Ohio (SSBN-726) arrives at the Delta Pier of the Submarine Base. A huge crowd gathered to welcome the submarine. Crowd seated in chairs arranged in rows. People carry books in their hands about USS Ohio. Cameramen take photographs. United States flags in the background. A Navy Rear Admiral (Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet?) gives a speech. A Captain of the USS Ohio speaks.
The crowd claps and cheers. A banner on a woman's dress reads 'Peace Through Trident'. Several women stand in a group. A man gives speech. The audience applauds him.
Nuclear-powered missile submarine USS Ohio arrives at the Bangor Submarine Base in Washington, United States. Officers and crew of the USS Ohio stand in formation on Delta Pier. Two Admirals and a Captain step down from VIP stand. They are followed by the two Captains of the USS Ohio, Captain A.K. Thompson and Captain A.F. Campbell, who greet their family members. A large number of women stand in a group. The crowd leaves as the sailors stand with their families. Several sailors hug and kiss their family members. A child sleeps in his mother's arms. Reporters interview crew members and cameramen take photographs. An Admiral being interviewed.
U.S. President Ronald Reagan at the White House in Washington DC. President Ronald Reagan gives a speech on the Defense Budget. He speaks about the Defense Program America needs. President Reagan states that the American security should be prepared for all situations. An animation shows 'Intercontinental Missiles'. Intermediate Range Weapons from 1978-1982. An animation shows the difference in production of submarines, artillery and weapons between the United States and the Soviets. An animated picture shows the 'Soviet Communications Intelligence Facility'. The Soviet Weaponry Sandino Airfield, Nicaragua. An airfield under construction in Grenada. President Reagan in his speech states that the American military force should be ready to respond to any emergency situation. An animated graph shows the percent of budget from 1960-1980. At the end of the speech President Ronald Reagan asks for America's prayers and support.
World War II. B-17s of the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) 'Hell's Angels' staging at Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, on their way to their base at RAF Station Molesworth, in England. Airmen work on a parked Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. Names and artwork on the B-17s: Nose, body, and tail art reveal names like: 'Perk the Jerk', 'Gunnin for Marijane' under the dorsal turret, 'Duke of Paducah', 'Klee's Lounge', 'Kiler Kilgore', 'Hell Cat', 'The 8 Ball', 'The Duchess', 'One 'o' Clock Jump', 'The Devil Himself' under the aircraft nose, 'Bad Check', 'Delta Rebel No. 2', 'Knock-Out Dropper', 'Sky Club' and 'Continental' on propellers, 'Wild Bill' on a nose, 'Pepper Box' under a dorsal turret, 'Wee Willie Woo', 'Hornet's Nest', 'Lady Fairweather', 'Margaret - M' under a dorsal turret, 'Canuck' on a nose, 'Squirt' and 'Maggie' on propellers, 'Mimi' on a nose. A B-17 called 'The Green Hornet'. Two airmen stand under the aircraft. 'Yahoodi' with 'Si the Gonuf' made on an aircraft. Note: From Brian O’Neill’s “303rd Bombardment Group” here is the fate of the name ships in this film. “Hell Cat” 41-24580, pilot: T.O. O’Connor, fate: MIA 23 Jan 43
“The 8 Ball” 41-24581, pilot: W.R. Calhoun, fate: C/L UK 20 Dec 43
“The Duchess” 41-24561, pilot: H.L. Stouse, fate: ret USA, 7 Jul 44
“One O’Clock Jump” 41-24582, pilot: W.N. Frost, fate: MIA 12 Dec 42
“The Devil Himself” 41-24612, pilot: R.S. Hayes, fate: ret USA 20 Dec 44
“Bad Check” 41-24587, pilot: B.B. Southworth Jr., fate: MIA 11 Jan 44
“Knockout Dropper” 41-24605, pilot: J. Rolle, fate: ret USA 27 Mar 44
“Lady Fairweather” 41-24568, pilot: A.R. Redding, fate: MIA 23 Nov 42
“The Green Hornet” 41-24603, pilot: E.J. Sanderson, fate: MIA 23 Nov 42
“Yehudi” 41-24608, pilot: F.A. Saunders, fate MIA 3 Jan 43
(Also seen is a 91at Bomb Group B-17:“Delta Rebel No. 2” 42-5077, pilot: Lt Birdsong, fate: MIA 12 Aug 43. It is seen because the 91st BG was passing through Dow Field at the same time, during deployment to England.)