Shows an unidentified flying object (UFO) in partially cloudy skies over Corpus Christi. The object is a bright moving light. Contrail of an aircraft is seen as the aircraft appears to be approaching the UFO.
Carrier training at Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Simulated aircraft landing on airstrip on land. A mirror optical besides airstrip for simulated landing training. Jet aircrafts fly over gulf of Corpus Christi and land on USS Lexington. Pilot gets off the craft. Pilots in class, instructor teaches them. He demonstrates control panel to them and gives training of jet flight procedure and its handling in odd situations. Pilot gets training to handle wings of craft. Pilot trainee and instructor in flight.
Mercury control stations all over world. USAF Rose Knot at sea. At rose knot station: a man on machine, official communicates with Friendship 7. Men at work. People with camel carts outside the station at Canary Islands. At Kano station, people work on transmitting station. At Muchea station, officials talk on headphones, an official smokes cigar. Rotating Earth. Satellite dish. Men, operating control panel at station and talking on headset at Canton Island and Hawaii. Officials work on giant machine at Mexico. In California, men are ready to track John Glenn. In Texas, officials talk on headsets. Personnel operate station at Corpus Christi. In Cape Canaveral, two men control the space flight of Mercury. An official gets printout. Official transmits the information on transmitters Officials on giant machine to Mercury control.
Activities of the Native American Indian Penobscot tribe in Old Town, Maine. People gather for the feast of Corpus Christi. People march on a street. Houses and trees along a side of the street. Other people watch them. They march towards a graveyard. Old people standing. Children kneel in front of a building.
Supersonic jet in flight do air to air gunning, bombing and low level navigation. Aircraft lands on landing watercraft. Pilot comes out of aircraft. Jet aircraft takes off, makes four plane formation, strafing and aerial tactics and high altitude radar intercepts. A pilot flies multi-engine aircraft during advance prop training at Corpus Christie. Another pilot learns to fly choppers near Pensacola. Pilots get their wings pinned on by their wife and fiancé. Senior captain representing chief of naval air advance training pins wing on pilot's uniform in a ceremony. One pilot in the anti submarine war faces squadron at Pearl Harbor. The second pilot of the helicopter squadron flies a chopper at QS Florida. The last pilot joins the jet fighter squadron to fly F4B Phantoms. Pilots in class learn to navigate target on an attack carrier at sea.
Film 'Homes For Defense' on the construction of homes for war workers under the Division of Defense Housing Coordination in the United States. Houses constructed for soldiers. Houses for the people who construct planes, ships and guns for the protection of America. Slum houses. A car parked outside a house. Children stand near a fence outside the house. A map shows industrial centers. Men move to various industrial centers. Newport News: workers work on machinery for the Battle of Atlantic. Hartford: workers work on machine guns. Detroit: workers in an auto industry. Rock Island: workers in industry make coastal field artillery. Rolla Waynesville: army men at a training center. Corpus Christi: Army men at a new airfield to accommodate the expanding air force. Aircraft in flight. San Diego: workers construct planes in a factory. Signs of the various housing agencies that are doing a special job under the coordinated program.