The Army-Navy 'E' Award ceremony at the Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland, United States. United States Senator from Maryland Millard E. Tydings delivers a speech from a podium. Senator Tydings thanks the people and the workers of the Edgewood Arsenal for their support. Major General William N. Porter Chief of the Chemical Warfare Service delivers a speech. He hands over the Army-Navy flag to Captain Leahy, Naval Liaison Officer at the Edgewood Arsenal. The Army-Navy flag being unfolded on the stage. The flag hoisted on a pole. Captain Leahy announces the names of three oldest employees of the war plant of the Edgewood Arsenal and presents award pins to the employees.
A film based on chemical warfare arsenals and depots in the United States during World War II. Headquarters of the Edgewood Chemical Warfare Arsenal in Maryland. Technicians at work in a plant. Plants for the production of mustard gas in the Edgewood Arsenal. The Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas. The Rocky Mountain Chemical Warfare Arsenal in Denver, Colorado. Incendiary bombs being manufactured by workers. The Deseret Chemical Warfare Depot located in Utah. 70,000 mustard gas barrels in a munitions dump. Eastern Chemical Warfare Depot located at the Edgewood Arsenal. Bombs being hoisted. Gulf Chemical Warfare Depot shows crated bombs being loaded on flat cars.
The Army-Navy 'E' Award ceremony at the Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland, United States. A car led by motorcycle escorts driven on a path lined by soldiers holding guns. An officer standing on the side of the path saluting. A motorcade follows the car. The officers on the side of the path saluting. Civilian workers of a war plant walking on the path between the soldiers. View of the Post Recreation Hall and soldiers lining the path to the hall. A car arrives and high ranking army and navy officers emerge from the car. Several civilians and officers gathered in the area in front of the hall. Officials and dignitaries going up the steps onto a stage inside the hall during the Army-Navy 'E' Award ceremony at which companies would be conferred awards for excellence in production of war equipment. Several views of the crowd seated. The army and navy officers, officials and dignitaries seated on the stage. Master of Ceremonies Colonel H. M. Black Chief of the Arsenal Operations Department, Edgewood Arsenal, stands in front of a microphone and announces the award by Undersecretary of War Robert P. Patterson. Colonel Black reads out from a note from the Under Secretary. The note says that the army and navy is conferring upon the workers of the Edgewood Arsenal War Plant the Army-Navy 'E' Award for their contribution in the production of war equipment. Major General Milton A. Reckord Commanding General Third Service Command standing behind a podium and speaking into microphones. The Major General praises the workers of the war plant who won the award. The army and navy personnel, officials and dignitaries seated behind the Major General.
A film based on chemical warfare arsenals in the United States and various Chemical Companies of the U.S. Army during World War II. U.S. Army officers walk out of a building at the Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland. Training for U.S. Army officers and enlisted men in the Chemical Warfare Service schools at the Edgewood Arsenal. An explosion as a part of a test. An instructor puts on a gas mask. Officers attend classes. U.S. Army officers enter a chemical warfare board and stand around an officer seated holding a chemical warfare equipment to be sent for future developments. A flame thrower is tested by men. Men work in a Training Aid Station at the Edgewood Arsenal. Personnel supervise making of film strips at the Training Aid Station. U.S. Army Chemical Battalion soldiers march along a road. Gun crews fire mortars. Chemical Air Operations Companies assigned to the U.S. Army Air Force work at an air base. A Smoke Generator Company and a Chemical Field Processing Company. Use of smoke screens in World War II by the U.S.
Measures for the eradication of marine borer at Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland. Man at the pier inspects the piling. The piling is destroyed completely by the marine borer. Man watches the wrecked wood. He cuts a part of the wood and watches it. He takes the marine borer 'Bankia Gouldi' in hand. The head of the pest. Man impregnates the marine pillars with toxic compounds. Another man helps him. The pillars are placed in an apparatus to impregnate them with toxic compounds. Man watches and compares both types of wood before and after intoxicating.
Latin-American officers visit Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. They visit a chemical plant. They watch a demonstration of hand grenade and flamethrowers at Edgewood Arsenal. The officers inspect masks. A soldier explains about the magnesium bomb, hand grenade and other bombs. Demonstration of a fire bomb on a field. Aircraft in flight demonstrating chemical warfare.