A film titled 'Jalopies Parading to Victory' a parade intended to stimulate people to donate dilapidated automobiles for scrap in Decatur, Illinois. Automobile traffic on a street. Office buildings in the city. View of pier extending over Lake Decatur. Exteriors of the Millikin University. A industrial area of the city. Old cars at the backyard of houses. Mary Livingstone disembarks from a car. She is greeted by the women. War production officials stand and talk. Cars in the parade. Modern firefighting vehicles being driven at the parade. Soldiers march. Officials seated. Fire fighting department spray water on a car. School girls march at the parade. Decorated cars at the parade. Horse drawn carriage at the parade. American university students and men from the bomber division march. A band plays. Children ride bicycles and march at the parade.
A film about a parade intended to stimulate people to donate dilapidated automobiles for scrap in Decatur, Illinois. People stand on roadside to watch the parade. Cars driven at the parade. Civil air patrol aircraft in flight. School children on cars. Man works on a vehicle carried on a truck. A float decorated with papers. School children march. A man pushes a trolley. Girls ride bicycles. Officers address people. Junk cars in the backyard of houses.
Anti-submarine warfare exercises in United States. U.S. Navy S2F Anti-submarine warfare aircraft in flight. USS Norfolk (DL-1) underway. HSS-1 helicopter hovers over the water. MAD (magnetic anomaly detector) gear is extended. Sonar system used. USS Rooks (DD-804) drops depth charges. Explosions in water on the back of the ship. Destroyer ships underway. Weapon Alpha fired. Splashes in the water near USS Norfolk (DL-1). Drone Anti-submarine (DASH) helicopter in flight. Aircraft AD-5W and P2V-7 in flight. USS Decatur underway.
A business street in Washington DC shows automobile, pedestrian and street car traffic. A man walks along a dirt road, houses and a civil war cannon. Exterior view of the National Theatre building. A street car or trolley passes between the camera position and the National Theater. A mansion and the Department of Agriculture building. The Emancipation Memorial statue of Lincoln with a kneeling slave, in Lincoln Park. View down Pennsylvania Avenue with various buildings visible including the Washington Star (newspaper) Building, old post office and the United States Capitol. The William Tecumseh Sherman equestrian monument in Sherman Square. The General Philip Sheridan equestrian statue on Sheridan Circle in Washington DC. The house of Stephen Decatur which was built in 1814. Cars move on a road. The Brevet Lt. General Winfield Scott equestrian statue at Scott Circle.
U.S. Navy and Marine life fire exercises at sea. Opening scene shows Destroyer USS Decatur (DD-936) accompanying Aircraft Carrier USS Coral Sea (CV-43)at high speed. Navy and Marine pilots scramble to A4 Skyhawk aircraft readied on deck of the aircraft carrier, USS Ranger (CV-61). Green shirt operator seen at controls below ship's catapult, as an A4 is launched. F4 Skyray aircraft being launched simultaneously from different catapults. Destroyers firing 8-inch guns. Closeup on deck, of an 8-inch gun being fired. Battery of antiaircraft guns installed beside flight deck on an aircraft carrier. missiles being lauched from deck of a ship and from aircraft in flight. Marine aircraft dropping napalm. Flames and black smoke from the bombing.
Volcanic eruption and creation of island of Japan. Glimpse of map of Japan. Gardens and rivers. Two men demonstrate samurai sword techniques. Japanese soldiers advance through smoke carrying rising sun flag. Chinese suffering under Japanese military occupation. Two executed with rifles. Japanese soldiers waving weapons and red ball flags. A DC-3 aircraft flying over a Japanese Pagoda. Vies of Old Japan. Farmers at work. One manually turning a water pump with his feet. A man using a pole to propel a boat. Modern methods adopted in Japan for terraced farming. Japanese building railroads. Japanese modern locomotive on South Manchurian Railway. in 1934. A Japanese twin engine bomber taking off. The Japanese ocean liner, Asama Maru, in the 1930s. Glimpse of numerous ships in Tokyo harbor. Western style architecture in modern Tokyo buildings. Neon lights on the Grand Palace Hotel and other establishments in Tokyo. Industrial smoke stacks. Women at work in a silk factory. Finished product stamped "Made in Japan."Steel ingots being made in a Japanese steel mill using scrap iron imported from the U.S.A. Chinese victims of 2nd Sino-Japanese War. Japanese troops on parade. Fallen American Marines on shore of Tarawa Atoll in the Pacific in World War 2. Japanese high ranking officers reviewing troops on parade. Japanese warships underway. Troops parading beneath the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. American B-25 bombers on flight deck of the USS Hornet, headed to bomb Tokyo.A crew of Doolittle's Raiders standing by their plane. B-25 taking off from the Hornet. Formation of B-25s in flight. View from bomber of smoke rising from bombing of Tokyo below. Brigadier General Jimmie Doolittle pledging to repeat bombing of Tokyo. Supply train entering a Boeing Company defense plant. Workers being scrutinized as they enter the facility and punching in at a time clock. Poster in the plant picturing a B-29 bomber on a message in German describing it as an instrument for a "Destruction Battle against the Luftwaffe." Bold letters, above, in English read: "They're Promised-Let's Deliver 'em!" And, below, the words: "B-29, Super Bombers." Slabs of aluminum sheets fill a factory room. Overhead traveling cranes move them. Workers use heat and brakes to shape the aluminum sheets. Multiple views of the aluminum being machined and stamped to specifications. Wings being fabricated. Relatively unskilled labor using jigs to perform the work. Woman operating an overhead crane moving a wing in the plant. Views of plane parts moving across the ceiling via cranes. Women driving rivets into wings. Men and women employees working inside fuel fuel compartments of wings. A floor full of engine nacelles. A floor full of 2200 HP radial engines. A skeleton nose section being fabricated. Midsections and bomb bays being assembled. Workers crawling through the airframe during assembly. A woman working on a connecting tunnel. Sub-assemblies made by contractors arriving at the plant. More views of Boeing employees including young, old, men, and women, at work in the plant.