United States Corps of Engineers conduct research and development activities at Camp Tuto in Greenland. Men of United States Corps of Engineers around oil drill in Greenland. The drill casing taken off. Drill turns as a lubricant gushes up. Top of drive shaft as it turns. Drill spins oil through straining trough. Drill being brought out of the hole.
United States Corps of Engineers conduct research and development activities at Camp Tuto in Greenland. Snow capped area in Greenland as wind blows snow over ice. A convoy of caterpillar snow train underway. Caterpillar snow train consisting of wanigans on sled runners moves across followed by another snow train
United States Corps of Engineers conduct research and development activities at Camp Tuto in Greenland. An Eskimo hunting party from New Thule near Camp Tuto in Greenland. Women smile as sled dogs relax in a snow covered field.
Overseas activities of U.S. Coast Guard in World War 2. View from ship bow in heavy North Atlantic seas. A map shows Greenland. U.S. Coast Guard Coast Guard Cutter in Greenland waters with mountains and snow behind. U.S. Coast Guard officers conferring with Danish Naval officer. James K. Penfield, first United States consul in Greenland, being brought ashore by U.S. Coast Guard officers. Coast Guardsmen supplying food and supplies to natives of Greenland. Views of Greenland's Cryolite mine with men rappelling down its sides. Coast Guardsmen, released from U.S. service, and employed as armed guards, by the Government of Greenland, are seen protecting the Cryolite mine. Topographic survey of Greenland being conducted by Coast Guard personnel. Coast Guard two-place Bi-wing float plane is seen at rest in harbor and then later taking off.. U.S. Coast Guardsmen install, and test fire,a 3 inch gun, to protect a Greenland harbor. Coast guardsmen capture and occupy radio stations planted by Germans in Greenland. Newspaper from December 14,1944 describes how three German Arctic expeditions were broken up by the U.S. Coast Guard. A ship is torpedoed and burns in convoy of ships in North Atlantic Captain of another ship observes through binoculars. Several crew members are rescued from a raft. Coast Guard Cutter fires depth charges. Ships fire deck guns and antiaircraft guns against enemy. Destroyer Escort Savage (DE-386) at sea, manned by U.S. Coast Guard crew.. Admiral Russell R. Waesche decorates Coast Guardsmen. Coast Guard Cutter "Hamilton", the first American warship torpedoed in the Atlantic in WWII. Commandant Russell Waesche gives a statement in Washington D.C.
United States Corps of Engineers conduct research and development activities at Camp Tuto in Greenland. A Sergeant clears snow from the doorway of Jamesway hut. Snow all around. Jamesway hut covered with snow. A man moves away from two military trucks. Troops leave in a truck. United States Corps of Engineers carrying baggage get down from a truck and move away.
United States Corps of Engineers conduct research and development activities at Camp Tuto in Greenland. Men of United States Corps of Engineers weld a broken roller tractor of a low ground pressure tractor. Damaged section of the tractor. Different parts of a track brace and then the completed job after repair. Welded plate on the repaired track brace. A soldier indicates repair on reverse side of track brace.