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Major General David William Hutchison visits Sondrestrom AB in Greenland to present Legion of Merit award.

Major General David William Hutchison arrives to present Legion of Merit award in Greenland. Major General David William Hutchison, Comrade 9th Air Force comes out of the C-130A plane and welcomed by officers at Sondrestrom AB, Greenland. Major stands past the sign board of Mess Hall recommended by Duncan Hines, Sad Sack and Kilroy. Building and facilities at Dye site in Greenland. Major General presents award the Legion of Merit to Lieutenant Colonel H Turk, Comrade 61st Troop Carrier Squad. The medal on parka.

Date: 1960, May 26
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Major General David William Hutchison disembarks from United States C-130A air plane at Sondrestrom AB in Greenland

Major General David William Hutchison visits to present Legion of Merit award. Major General David William Hutchison disembarks from United States C-130A air plane. Officers follow him. He leaves flight line by staff car at Sondrestrom AB in Greenland. Control tower with sign "Sonderstrom Air Base" in Greenland.

Date: 1960, May 26
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Maj. Gen. David William Hutchison presents Legion of Merit award to Lieutenant Colonel H Turk at Sondrestrom AB, Greenland.

Major General David William Hutchison arrives to present Legion of Merit award in Greenland. Major General David William Hutchison, Comrade 9th Air Force comes out of the C-130A plane and welcomed by officers at Sondrestrom AB, Greenland. Major General Hutchison talks with officers and leaves flight line by staff car. He gets off the car and gets on to a plane. C-130A parked at flight line with pontoons. Award presentation. Major General presents award the Legion of Merit to Lieutenant Colonel H Turk, Comrade 61st Troop Carrier Squad. The medal. Major General talks with Air Force officers. Ski-equipped C-130A stand on snow covered ground. Major General boards the plane, it taxis from pilot's compartment and takes off. An officer discuss with Major General Hutchison. Other officer briefed in plane.

Date: 1960, May 26
Duration: 3 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Major General David William Hutchison visits Dye site at Sondrestrom AB in Greenland

Major General David William Hutchison arrives at Sondrestrom AB in Greenland to present Legion of Merit award. Major General disembarks from C-130A plane and welcomed by officers. Snow-cats move on snow. Building and facilities at Dye site in Greenland. Tower and strip at site.

Date: 1960, May 26
Duration: 59 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States Coast Guard in Greenland during World War II

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.

Date: 1944
Duration: 6 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Major General David William Hutchison presents certificates to United States air force personnel at Sondrestrom AB, Greenland.

Major General David William Hutchison visits to present Legion of Merit award. United States air force personnel stand aligned in hangar. Major General David William Hutchison stands and an officer comes forward with flag. Hutchison executes ceremony. He presents certificates to personnel at ceremony in hangar and then they talk.

Date: 1960, May 26
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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