U.S. Air Force General Hap Arnold meeting with other allied military chiefs at the Potsdam conference, following the end of World War II, in Europe. General Arnold gives a speech during the 38th Anniversary of air power in the United States. Military band plays during the ceremony. General Henry steps from airplane and shakes hands with some of his Air Force Commanders in the Pacific theater. B-29 Super fortresses bombing Japan.Bombardier seen inside B-29 Super fortress. View of General of the Army, Henry (Hap) Arnold. Aircraft of the Air Force demonstration team, The Thunderbirds, in flight. September 18, 1947, formation of the United States Air Force as a separate service. January, 1950, the funeral of General Arnold at Arlington Cemetery, Virginia. Arnold Engineering Development Center building in Tullahoma, Tennessee. President Harry Truman dedicates the Center. B-47 and B-52 bombers taking off. Various Air Force aircraft seen taking off. Views of the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Children lean out windows of railroad train climbing hill at Mount Washington, as men make adjustments on track bed while the train approaches at slow speed. People outside Binion's Horseshoe casino and hotel in Las Vegas with neon lights flashing and illuminating a woman crossing the street. View of people walking on city streets, town streets, and inside buildings in America in mid 1960's, including views of various late 1950's through mid 1960's cars on roads. View of Belmar Hotel in New Jersey. Families on vacations hiking on ridge tops and beside large canyons; possibly Grand Canyon. Three young boys, shirtless, walking along a wooden fence on a large western ranch. Three women in bathing suits walking on sand of a beach. Heap of waste old 1940's and 1950's cars stacked up. A family with women and children walking along a city street. A line of boys with backpacks, possibly boy scouts, walking along a trail in the woods. Air Force Academy cadets marching on grounds of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. Pedestrians crossing busy city streets and cars on city streets in American cities. Boy pulls a girl seated in a red wagon along a suburban sidewalk. Man crosses city street with garment wagon as a vendor pushes his food truck along the street. Man pushes a cart stacked high with cardboard boxes. Men on golf course wheel golf bags near the green. Man wheels gas tank along a seashore area. Post office mail carrier wheels mail bag on sidewalk of neighborhood. Women pushing babies in strollers and scenes along a street market
A film 'Cold weather Seabee' about the training of U.S. Navy Seabees to work in cold weather regions in Colorado, United States. Seabees at work as they construct air bases and other facilities. Snow covered area in the Arctic region. Ships and submarines underway. The seabees loaded in trucks as they convoy heads for a training camp for Seabees in Colorado. Views of snow covered region. Seabees unload gear. A seabee sleeps in a bed and gets up and puts on his winter clothes and ski boots. An instructor teaches the seabees skiing. The seabees learn the basics of skiing as a few of them fall. An Army instructor guides them about the usage of snow shoe. Men put on snow shoes and walk through the snow.
Boy Scout Jamboree get-together in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Views of boy scout jamboree with tents at Colorado Springs. Flags of different nations are raised. Boy Scouts from all over the world assemble for the BSA's 5th National jamboree and 50th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America scouting movement. Giant cake for the ceremony. Boy Scouts get patches from a box. Sign: 'Choccolocco Council, Troop 53'. Boys erect the tents. Views of Colorado Springs surrounding mountains with various flags. Mountains in the background.
A film about the training of U.S. Navy Seabees to work in cold weather regions in Colorado, United States. A Reconnaissance party led by the Navy civil engineer core officer sets out to look for a suitable camp site. Weasel and light tracked vehicles move past a snow covered area. The weasels travel in pairs. Men of the reconnaissance party prepare a shelter. Firewood being lit up. A man cooks food inside a shelter. Sleeping bags being unrolled and arranged. Men eat food and sleep in bags. A snow sheltered trench being used by the men of the reconnaissance party. A weasel being used as a wind shelter. The men cook food on a gasoline stove. The men unroll sleeping bags. Reconnaissance party on move. After selection of the camp site equipment and weasel being moved to the site. Snow being cleared from the area by an equipment. A canvass cover being put to erect maintenance tents.
A film about the training of U.S. Navy Seabees to work in cold weather regions in Colorado, United States. Seabees use hand heater to warm up the cold engines of vehicles at the camp area. Snow compacted road being constructed by pontoon snow drag as it compresses the snow. Boulder mixer and heavy steel roller pass over the area several times to construct a road. A hard and even road is produced. Men remove snow with shovel. The Seabees move on snow. Seabees lined up on a snow covered area.