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.
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.
United States Army Special Forces return to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. United States soldiers lined up holding American flags at Pope Air Force Base. Families wait for the return of United States Army Special Forces. A sign reads ' United States Air Force Pope Air Force Base' . A United States C-123 aircraft taxis after landing. Soldiers of the special forces get off the aircraft as it returns after an attempted rescue of American prisoners of war from a camp near Hanoi, North Vietnam. The family members greet the soldiers. An officer of the special forces speaks into a microphone as cameramen record the event.
United States Army Special Forces return to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. United States Army soldiers and a band lined up as they hold American flags at Pope Air Force Base. They await the return of the special forces soldiers after an attempt to rescue American prisoners of war from a camp near Hanoi, North Vietnam. A United States C-123 aircraft taxis after landing. Soldiers of the special forces get off the aircraft as they return. Family members greet the soldiers. Photographers take pictures. Soldiers reunite with their families and friends.
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.