German armored vehicles on French Coast during World War 2 occupation of France. A map shows French Coast in European Theater. Camouflaged German Panther and Tiger I tanks travel on roads near French Coast. Tanks loaded with German soldiers. Artillery is fired. Smoke rises up. Troops walk along the road. German Puma armored car passes along the road. German troops advance through woods and take prisoners.
German aircraft guns fire along the French Coast. British aircraft in flight over the French coast. The German aircraft guns fire at British planes. German soldiers fire. Burning wreckage lay on ground. Flames rising from damaged parts of aircraft. The wrecked British planes are hauled away on railway cars.
Sea plane base activity in the European Theater during World War I. A U.S. Navy Curtiss HS-2L seaplane lands and taxis to beach on coast of France during the First World War. . Ground crew sets plank for the crew to step to the beach. Several Curtiss seaplanes parked on a ramp near hangars. Weather is raining. Sailors maneuver a seaplane into a parking place. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
A film titled: 'Battle Stations' on the Coast Guardsmen and United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARS). The Coast Guardsmen fighting on the battlefront in the European Theater during the World War II. Various citations and medals of honor for the Coast Guards who died while fighting for their country. The Coast Guards marching in formation. Two Coast Guards holding U.S. flag and the flag of USCG lead the parade. Other Coast Guards hold rifles. Coast guard cutters underway at sea. A man aboard the ship watching the enemy actions through binoculars. Other man talking on radio. Smoke from explosions in the area. Dead bodies of the Coast Guards who died in the war in caskets wrapped with U.S. flags. Other Coast Guards standing nearby and salute. Recruitment of women for the job of Coast Guards in the United States. Women taking oaths. The new recruits walking towards a building with their personal belongings for their training. Women in barracks. They ride bicycles and stand at attention on the ground. Women perform drill on the ground. An aircraft parked on air base. A woman walking nearby. The woman standing in front of the building.
Gun crew on board an American ship while on their way to invade France during World War II. A convoy of ships and French coast in background. American Army and Navy officers on board a ship observe French coast through binoculars.
The role and contribution of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in combat and war. U.S. shuttle ships loaded with signal communication supplies for U.S. and Allied troops in the European Theater make their way in the Atlantic ocean. The Squier Laboratory at Camp Alfred Vail in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. A technician works on signal communication equipment in the laboratory. U.S. soldiers use mine detectors in the European Theater during World War II. The mine detectors detect metallic, non-metallic mines, wooden box mines, and mines in glass containers. Artillery soldiers bury large microphones into the ground in advance zones. The microphones relay back information on enemy artillery. Soldiers receive the information on radio sets. U.S. aircraft on a training flight simulating real combat situation: The aircraft lost in heavy rain and rough weather, looking for the location of Boston. The pilot switches on a modern advanced radar. The radar waves pierce thick clouds, are reflected by Earth's surface and display an image on the scope. The image shows the clear location of Boston harbor directly under the aircraft. U.S. bombers attack over the Channel coast on D-Day (6 June, 1944). U.S. soldiers employ meteorological equipment for long range weather forecast in the European Theater during World War II. Soldiers release a hydrogen balloon into the sky. Another soldier uses an apparatus to take readings of atmospheric conditions behind enemy lines. An aircraft drops an automatic weather station called SCM-18-TI by parachute into enemy territory. The timed mechanism sends out weather data in codes. The interior of the automatic weather station lying open in a field.