Opening scene shows a Navy anti-submarine warfare SH-3A helicopter, of ASM Squadron HS-11, from Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 52 (CVSG-52) on the Carrier USS Wasp (CVS-18). It is filmed from another nearby helicopter as it executes a "dippiing sonar" procedure during fleet maneuvers in the Caribbean Sea. .It is seen lowering an ASW tranducer, into the water by means of a cable. The helicopter remains in a hover throughout the sequence, with the sonor buoy deployed.
A documentary titled: 'Hurricane Circuit' on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. View of the Caribbean Sea. People standing at a harbor. Several boats anchored at the harbor. The people load their produces in the boats. Men and women standing on a pier. A car passing on the pier. A woman carrying a container on her head walking along. The Caribbean Sea and Florida located on an animated map. Florida is known for its forests, phosphate industry, farms, cattle and winter sports. Key West, Tampa and Miami located on the map. Aerial view of houses and buildings along a sea shore. Animation shows the movement of a hurricane. Rubbled houses and buildings. The Capitol building in the foreground. Buildings of the Navy Department. The building of the Hurricane Warning Weather Bureau Forecast Center in Miami. Men and women working inside the building. A woman and a man typing a document on tele typewriter. Animation shows how and from where the weather information is received. Cloud and sea condition, parametric condition, temperature and pressure conditions are analyzed.
A German Submarine moves through heavy seas in the Caribbean. Water breaks on the submarine's bow. View of the crew cabins inside the submarine. Sailor rests inside his cabin. A sailor decorates a miniature Christmas tree. Food prepared inside kitchen. Calendar date reads 'December 24'. Sailors celebrate on Christmas Eve. Sailors are shown a miniature ship model and a cactus plant. All burst in laughter. View of the horizon as seen from the submarine's deck.
A film titled 'Fire at sea averted by crew heroism' shows American liner Viking Princess emitting smoke due to a fire that occurred in its engine room in Windward Passage in the Caribbean. Except for two, all the other 496 passengers were safely evacuated by the crew. Passengers arrive at Miami airport from a United States Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Passengers meet their family and friends.
United States Army soldiers patrol the streets and supply food to people in Dominican Republic in 1965 crisis. American soldiers seen giving food and aid to civilians and children in the Dominican Republic. The 1st Infantry Division and 1st Cavalry Division soldiers in Vietnam to counter North Vietnamese aggression. 173rd Airborne Brigade deployed from Okinawa lands in Vietnam and seen unloading from aircraft, and in the field. A brigade of the 101st Airborne division seen debarking from ship in a deployment in Vietnam. 1st Infantry Division Big Red One troops emerging from landing ships on a beach in Vietnam. 1st Cavalry Air Mobile helicopter taking off from deck of an Aircraft Carrier. Aerial view of helicopter of same division seen in flight and firing rockets at target in jungle area in Vietnam. Close up view of rockets being fired from helicopter rocket launcher system. View of construction underway by U.S. Army engineers building base facilities in Cam Ranh Bay on South China Sea in Vietnam. Cranes seen at unfinished dock facilities, and engineers position giant pilings. Cargo in nets unloaded by crane from ship to boat. Views of munitions storage areas in Vietnam, along with crated equipment and oil drums. Group of Army helicopters on the ground preparing for takeoff. Helicopters taking off and in flight as seen from ground and also seen in aerial views in flight. U.S. Army soldiers jump out of helicopters at landing zone. Group of U.S. Army soldiers on patrol in Vietnam and crossing a stream. Artillery piece unloaded from a helicopter. American soldier throws a grenade at a structure in the jungle and explosion is seen. U.S. soldiers fire mortar and reload. U.S. artillery fired on battlefield and reloaded. Soldiers emerge from back of Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) and attack Viet Cong enemy positions in battle.
The world mourns Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Scenes from the life of Winston Churchill. Churchill and his wife greet the Queen of England. People follow Churchill on a street of London during Battle of Britain, as he tours blitz damaged areas. Churchill crosses the Atlantic and meets U.S. President Roosevelt. A navy officer stands nearby. Churchill at the rails of a ship looks out into the sea. Churchill in a barge with other sailors. Churchill in conference with U.S. General Eisenhower. Churchill on a stage. Churchill in a motorcade passes through Broadway on the streets of New York City. Churchill addresses the American Congress. Churchill walks with General Eisenhower on the lawn of the White House. Photographers click pictures. Exterior of 10 Downing Street. as people cheer Churchill.