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U.S. Army Air Corps sends its XB-15 bomber with medical supples to assist victims of earthquake in chile.

Views of extreme destruction from an earthquake in Chile, on January 24, 1939, that killed 25 thousand and injured 40 thousand persons. Homeless people stand out side wreckage. Relief supplies that the U.S. Army Air Corps flew from Panama are seen. Since all Red Cross medical planes were already being used, U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered additional medical supplies to be transported on the U.S. Army Air Corps XB-15 bomber, a single prototype, operated by the 2nd Bombardment Group at Langley Field, Virginia. Views of pilot, Major Caleb V. Haynes, supervising the loading of supplies. With Major Haynes,at the controls, the XB-15 is seen taking off on its earthquake relief mission in February 1939. Later, it is seen landing back at Langley Field, Virginia, after completing its mission. (Note: For this exceptional flight, Major Haynes and his crew were awarded the MacKay Trophy, in 1939.)

Date: 1939, February
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Terrible earthquake devastates six provinces and kills thousands in Chillán, Chile.

Scenes of aftermath from an earthquake that devastated provinces near Chillan, Chile. Aerial view of devastated region of Chillán. A boy walks on debris. President of Chile, Pedro Aguirre Cerda (jn striped suit and dotted tie on left) seen walking with other government officials, priests, and officers to tour the devastation. People carry cartons and boxes of relief supplies from an airplane that has landed. Wreckage of buildings and houses. Soldiers inspect the debris and walk on rubble. Many destroyed buildings. People put their belongings in carts. Refugees seated outside with their belongings in the streets.

Date: 1939
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Massive destruction due to an earthquake in Chile, South America.

Earthquake in Chile, South America. Thousands of people are killed and houses destroyed as a result of an earthquake. Rubbled houses and buildings in the area. Soldiers walk through rubble. Men watch the destruction caused to an earthquake and walk through the debris.

Date: 1939, December 25
Duration: 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Chilean citizens demonstrate against the Axis and parade on streets of Santiago, Chile, in favor of Chilean involvement in World War 2.

Chilean people gather in a pro-Allies, and anti-Axis rally and parade in Santiago, Chile during World War II. Demonstrating against the Chilean government's stance of neutrality, the people crowd in front of a building for demonstration against the Axis powers, and in favor of Chile joining with the Allies in World War 2. The people demand fulfillment of the Good Neighbor rule, affirmed in the conference at Rio de Janeiro. Buildings of a city squqre in the background. The demonstrators hold banners. A man on a platform speaks into a microphone. People listen to him and hold banners. People parade on streets holding flags of Chile, the United States and Britain. People cheer and show a sign of victory.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ford tri-motor airplane "San Cristobal" in flight with passengers

Two Ford tri-motor airplanes at airport. A plane has a sign on fuselage 'Grace-PAA' (Panagra airline) and other plane has 'Linea Aerea Nacional' (LAN-Chile airline). Passengers board the Ford Trimotor plane named "San Cristobal". People hug and shake hands. Aerial views of the airplane in flight. View of plane over snow covered Andes mountain. Aerial view of airport with large hangar with writing 'Iquique' (the airport of Iquique Chile) painted on roof of hangar. Aerial view of coastal city of Iquique Chile. Plane lands and taxis. Several people look at plane at airport. Men and women pose around the plane.

Date: 1929
Duration: 5 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Earthquakes of 1960 trigger losses in Morocco and Chile, and Hurricane Donna strikes Caribbean shores.

Natural disasters strike nations like Morocco, Chile, and Caribbean Islands in the year 1960. Ruined resort town of Agadir Morocco is seen, with many destroyed buildings and much rubble following an intense earthquake on February 29, 1960. Demolished houses and broken roads in the city. next seen shows aftermath of intense earthquakes in Chile that caused damage to property and loss of lives. The bust sculpture of a Chilean leader is shown toppled and damaged by earthquake. A bridge road over water is shown buckled following an earthquake in Chile. Next seen shows Hurricane Donna striking shores of Caribbean Islands. Fast winds blowing palm trees and spraying tidal surf.

Date: 1960
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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