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U.S. B-36 Peacemaker bomber aircraft undergoes various stress and strain tests at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio.

Structural tests of U.S. Air Force B-36 Peacemaker bomber aircraft at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Interior of an office building as engineers and civilian personnel look at charts of the B-36 aircraft. Man points at the charts and blueprints of B-36 structure. Exteriors of structural test building, Area 'B', Wright Patterson AFB. A B-36 aircraft taxis on airfield. Exterior of test hangar with test personnel around the B-36. Interiors as B-36 undergoes various stress and strain tests. Wing section of B-36 undergoes various tests. Man at hydraulic control panel. Tail tests being carried out on B-36. Personnel at an instrument panel.

Date: 1948
Duration: 4 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Documentary titled " A Community at War" describes how Dayton,Ohio plans to increase the number of persons employed in its war plants

Film opens showing large factory building with all its lights on at night. Smoke stacks at industrial plant emitting white smoke against dark sky. Sparks flying outdoors from a steel plant at night. Workers inside a fabricating plant drawing a ribbon of hot steel from a roller and dragging a newly made sheet of metal across the floor. Two men with shovels stoking a furnace. Men shaping parts on forging machines. A group of men using sledge hammers to drive down pipe supports under a large piece of sheet metal. Employees at work in a crowded machine shop. A sign reading: "500 workers needed NOW Training on the job." A display of job recruitment announcements in newspapers. A room full of idle manufacturing machinery (ostensibly due to labor shortages). Sign on iron fence outside a building, reads: "Essential WAR WORK Day or Night Men and Women." Some more similar signs.Animated chart of Labor Needs with Labor supply lagging behind, superimposed on a drawing of a defense plant. Map of the USA highlighting areas of industrial might where labor shortages exist. Camera zooms in on Dayton, Ohio on the map. Aerial views all over the city of Dayton, Ohio. View from a tall building overlooking a major Dayton commercial street. The Gem City Savings building, with clock tower on top, at the corner of Third and Main streets. On April 7, 1943, two hundred leading citizens of Dayton are seen attending a meeting at which Stanley C. Allyn, President of the National Cash Register Company, is speaking. He speaks about the danger of Dayton falling behind its war production goals because of manpower difficulties. View of the audience, which includes several military officers in uniform. Allyn speaks of the potential for war work being moved elsewhere because of this, and challenges Dayton's leaders to solve the problem without requiring action from Washington. Next, an emergency committee of community leaders is seen around a table. Camera pans over attendees, including labor leaders from AF of L and CIO; Government officials present, including Area Director and Deputy Regional Director of the War Manpower Commission, and Chief of Program Requirements for the Region; leading industrialists and retailers are shown. Local officials seen include the Mayor of Dayton and Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce as well as the Commanding Army Air Forces Generals of Wright Field and Patterson field. In final scene, Stanley Allyn is seen at the head of the table, speaking to the group. He outlines three ways to obtain more war workers from the Dayton population.

Date: 1943
Duration: 6 min 8 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Lockheed XC-35 aircraft on a test flight from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio

United States Army Air Corps exercises on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Engines of the United States Army Air Corps Lockheed XC-35 aircraft being started. Air tight cabin of the aircraft. Crew get ready for flight. Crew boards the aircraft. An airman closes door of the aircraft. Aircraft taxis on a field and takes off. Aircraft in flight over the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Date: 1938
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
B-36 aircraft with the stress and ruptures of the parts as it undergoes structural changes at Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton.

Structural tests of U.S. Air Force B-36 Peacemaker bomber aircraft at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Various stations of B-36 with the stress and ruptures of the parts. Parts of the aircraft after conducting the landing gear tests. Wing section of B-36. Weights on wing of B-36, and showing the moment that a rupture occurs in the wing section. B-36 takes off from a runway.

Date: 1948
Duration: 3 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Technicians in WADC buildings and in MIT facilities; and supersonic propeller undergoing test on large test stand at WADC.

Technicians and members in the laboratories and offices of WADC, Dayton, Ohio, United States. Aerial view of approach to Wright Air Development Center (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base), includuing view of Wright Memorial on Wright Brothers Hill. Low altituide aerial view of Aero Medical Laboratory, wind tunnel area, static structural tent building and the main flight line area. Hand holding book entitled, "Wright Air Development Center" (WADC). Hands open book-on first page is: "Mission of WADC". Interior, laboratory research building at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), airmen push rack down test area and into vault. Exterior view in Cambridge Massachusetts of the MIT Great Dome and Building 10 seen from Killian Court, with text engraving seen on building frieze: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Two members of the Institute walk down steps of Building 10. Two technicians working in office building. Supersonic propeller undergoing test on large test stand. Superimposed over this picture are the words: Research And Development. Supersonic propeller undergoing tests. Two technicians at control panel of the test stand. USAF B-50 Superfortress aircraft in flight. Engine starting on B-50 in flight-plane equipped with special deicing equipment. B-50 in flight showing special test and research instruments and operator.

Date: 1952
Duration: 3 min 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
B-36 Peacemaker bomber aircraft undergoes structural changes including fuselage section at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton.

Structural tests of U.S. Air Force B-36 Peacemaker bomber aircraft at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton. Interior of structural test building as B-36 fuselage undergoes tests. B-36 fuselage being lifted off the ground. Interiors of plane with structural changes being made to fuselage section. Break in crew compartment of fuselage section after tests. Test personnel around B-36 which is being lifted off ground. Fuselage section with stringers.

Date: 1948
Duration: 4 min 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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