Weird boat made of junk ready for ocean trip-maybe'. A twenty five feet high and four ton heavy boat made by beachcombers in Fort Bragg, California. A beachcomber climbs onto the boat made by using fifteen thousand rivets picked up from city dump. A propeller on the boat is also seen. Beachcombers hope to sail to Germany in the boat, some day.
A report on United States Air Force C-123B assault transport aircraft performance at Fort Bragg military installation in North Carolina. Infantry troops walks over a sandy ground during a simulated assault mission at Fort Bragg military installation. The troops board a C-123B provider transport aircraft. Three C-123Bs land at Sicily Drop Zone. The troops get off the C-123Bs. Vehicles unloaded from the C-123Bs. The aircraft taxi along rough field.
A U.S. Army Jupiter C missile is launched from Cape Canavaral. View of nose cone being retrieved from sea, after having parachuted during missile testing. Sailors pull the cone into deck of their ship. Writing on wall of U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, identifying it as home of the Airborne. Sign of the United states Army Parachute Team, outside their office at Fort Bragg. A Team member rises on a tethered parachute during experimental testing. Paratroop members of the Army Parachute Team gathered on the tarmac next to a C-123 aircraft, for a briefing. Their Commander, Captain Perry, conducts the briefing. Team members packing their personal chutes. A Team member donning his backpack chute, and attaching a reserve chute in front. Two smoke grenades are attached to his left foot. The skydiver's altimeter and stop watch. A weather balloon being released and tracked by radar.
A film titled: 'Parachutists in Training' on training of U.S. paratroopers. A training of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, United States. A board reads: 'Headquarters 503rd Parachute Infantry'. The paratroopers holding rifles march in formation. Trees in the background. The paratroopers jump from dummy airplanes.
A film on training of U.S. paratroopers. Commander of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment William Miles Miley discussing with an officer at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, United States. Soldiers standing in formation. A building in the background. A car arrives. U.S. Army General George Catlett Marshall and British Army Field Marshal John Dill get off the car. They inspect the troops and equipment. Equipment placed on the ground. Officers discuss. They look at equipment. A parked airplane. Paratroopers standing at attention, equipped with parachutes and other equipment. An officer inspects the equipment of the paratroopers. The paratroopers board the airplane. A man gives a signal to take off. The airplane takes off and is in flight. The paratroopers seated inside the airplane. They stand up after getting orders and get ready for jumping. They jump out of the airplane. The paratroopers descend with the help of parachutes. Officers watching the maneuvers. The paratroopers lined up for an inspection. General Marshall and other officers inspect them.
Sky divers compete at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Sky divers vie for places on the team representing the United States in World Championship contest going to be held in Bulgaria. Precision and stunt events take place. The sky divers aboard an aircraft. Amateur sky divers descend by parachutes from the airplane. Several men stand on the ground as the parachute jumpers descend. A woman medical officer descends.