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Dakar Western Africa 1935 stock footage and images

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United States troops land at a beach in North West Africa during World War II.

Allied invasion of North West Africa during World War II. Coastline of Dakar, Senegal. A harbor in Dakar with ships at th harbor. A map of North West Africa depicts the location of Dakar. Aerial views of the city of Casablanca, Morocco. A harbor in Algiers, Algeria. Ships in the harbor. A large Allied invasion convoy underway in the Atlantic Ocean as aircraft fly overhead. American soldiers aboard a troops ship. U.S. aircraft carrier underway at sea. U.S. Navy Douglas Devastator TBD-1 and Dauntless SBD-1 take off from the deck of the aircraft carrier. United States troops climb down cargo nets and onto barges. Enemy aircraft in flight as they attack the Allied ships. Smoke rises as naval guns fire at the coastline. U.S. soldiers land on the shore and get off barges.

Date: 1944
Duration: 3 min 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Four engine float plane Bleriot 5190 takes off from water and seen in flight.

The four engine seaplane Blériot 5190 (possibly the first one, called ‘Santos-Dumont’, named in memory of a friend of Blériot) descends a ramp into the water and takes off in Dakar, French West Africa. The Bleriot 5190 floatplane in flight. Views of the amphibious aircraft as it flies.

Date: 1935, February 20
Duration: 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
French youth labor constructs Oran-Dakar railroad and Vichy French officials visit an outpost in the Sahara Desert in Africa.

Vichy French officials and youth in the Sahara Desert in Africa. French youth labor on Oran-Dakar railroad in the desert. Vehicles driven. Men lay a railroad line. A train on a railroad track. Vichy French officials including French Navy Admiral Francois Darlan arrive at a desert outpost. They review an Arab honor guard. They witness dances and Arab cavalry maneuvers.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Portuguese
 
 
French youth labor on the Oran-Dakar railroad in the Sahara Desert and Vichy Admiral Darlan visits Arab leaders

French youth labor on the railroad between Oran and Dakar in the Sahara Desert of North Africa. A man operates machinery to assist with laying railroad lines. Young men workers lift steel rails. They place the steel rails upon the sleepers. A streamlined train moves on the tracks through a hilly terrain. The train arrives at a desert outpost. Vichy French officials, including Admiral Francois Darlan detrain. They review an Arab honor guard on horseback. Darlan appears to use a Nazi German salute when greeting the Arab officials. The officials are greeted and welcomed. Arab soldiers on horses and camels. The visiting officials view Arab horse cavalry maneuvers and dances. (World War II period).

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Portuguese
 
 
Early pictures of American General George S Patton in Africa during World War II.

'The Big Picture' episode narrated by Ronald Reagan depicts the life of U.S. General George S Patton, Jr. Opening scene shows General George S. Patton, Jr. stepping from a landing craft in France, during World War 2. He stands by the side of a road and waves, as elements of his 3rd Army pass in tanks. Patton in a jeep moving with his troops. General Patton pointing with a baton, in North Africa. View of a world globe being circled by a satellite. A baby picture of Patton (called "Georgie"). Patton seen as a boy, fencing, as a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, and as a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. A smiling Patton at West Point. Members of the first football team for soldiers established by Patton. Renault tanks of the 1st Tank Battalion moving with AEF soldiers in World War I. Tank commander,Patton standing in front of a Renault tank. Group picture of American soldiers and tanks, at the Tank School, in Fort Meade, Maryland., after World War I. Closeup of Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton, in the group. Patton and his wife, Beatrice Banning Ayer, in Old West costumes, for a party, where he displays a pistol in his belt, and in costumes for another party, where they dress as a knight and his lady on horseback. American recruits and draftees being issued uniforms in World War 2. Lieutenant General George S. Patton, Jr. commanding forces for the invasion of North Africa, in November, 1942. U.S. Navy warships fire their guns in advance of an amphibious landing. Landing craft heading toward shore. U.S. troops coming ashore at Casablanca, French Morocco. General Patton accompanied by French officers. Glimpse of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at their conference in Casablanca in 1943. Patton riding in an armored car with three-star flag displayed. Artillery firing in battle of Tunisia. Lt. Gen. Patton and others observing operations. British General, Sir Harold Alexander, steps from a light airplane to meet with General Patton in North Africa. They converse. Patton and another officer looking through binoculars from a ridge by the village of El Guettar, as allies engage German troops and armor from the 10th Panzer Division. M3 Lee tanks moving in the desert. Knocked out tanks of the German 10th Panzer Division. General Patton coming aboard an American warship, and then standing with an Italian officer and a U.S. Major General. Allied naval bombardment at night. Patton observing though binoculars. Allied warships bombarding Sicily. Allied amphibious forces heading ashore in landing craft. Troops moving ashore. Closeup of troops in a landing craft. Glimpse of Patton in a landing craft. Troops walking across floating dock from a landing ship. U.S. flag flying in sand at beachhead. Landing ships in background. General Patton stepping ashore from small boat, and conversing onshore with a Brigadier General and some troops.

Date: 1943
Duration: 6 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Historical Background of Why Japan Remained Backward

It shows reason for arousal of need to modernize Japan by looking into historical background. Japan had closed herself from western countries fearing spread of Christianity. As a result Japan was left far behind till the 18th century as most of the inventions were made in west.1935.

Date: 1935
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
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