Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota fires a revolver at a target in Berwyn Heights, Maryland. He is guided by the sound of a wand tapped on the bulls-eye by his youngest son Richard. (Note: This newsreel was released December 23, 1935. Senator Schall was killed by a hit and run driver on December 19, 1935 while he was walking across the Baltimore-Washington Parkway within days of this footage being shot, earlier in December 1935 ).
U.S. height finders used in World War I. The Barr and Stroud anti-aircraft height finder used in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Members of the crew use the height finders. The crew uses the Bausch and Lomb 8-foot height finder.
U.S. soldiers train for decontamination of combat vehicles at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. Soldiers during a decontamination procedure with real mustard gas. The soldiers in armored vehicles. A group of soldiers prepares for the decontamination. An aircraft flying at low height. A stationary U.S. Army Pershing tank. Two soldiers in a jeep. Soldiers wearing gas masks decontaminate a vehicle. Victims of a mustard gas shoot in France during World War II. Medics treat the victims in a field hospital. The victims with persistent gas burns.
U.S. soldiers demonstrate decontamination of a combat tank at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. A tank moves on. Two soldiers decontaminate the vehicle using a spray. One soldier stands on the tank and decontaminates it. Under carriages heavily encrusted with mud. Two soldiers spreading lime on the ground. A tanker passes through the lime mud slurry. Two soldiers spraying a tank with high pressure water to remove mud from the under carriages. Now they spray the tanks with lime. A water tanker arrives. An aircraft passes over at a low height. A heavy smoke screen in the background. Soldiers wearing cellophane cover.
A 3-inch anti-aircraft gun T1 fired in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. The 3-inch mobile anti-aircraft gun T1 with a muzzle velocity of 2600 feet per second in a traveling position. The gun is emplaced by the members of the crew. A river can be seen in the background. The gun is fired at a towered target by the gun crew. The target is brought down from a height of 9000 feet. Members of the crew pose.
Horse Discovery wins a race in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Horses on a track. Spectators watch from the stands. The race starts. Discovery wins the race defeating Omaha and breaks its record.