Several of the U.S. Destroyers transferred to the United Kingdom, in September, 1940. Seen on the high seas, and after docking in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are: USS Harden (DD-183), USS Aaron Ward (DD-132), and USS Abel P. Upshur (DD-193). A Royal Navy Captain examines one of the newly arrived destroyers.
Aerial view of British Battleship, HMS King Geoge V, under way, at sea. Sea view of HMS George V anchored in Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia. The British flag on the bow flutters in the wind. Lord Halifax stands on snow covered wharf, as Officers and men assist Mrs. Churchill descending to board HMS Coreopsis (K-32). Sir John Dill and Lady Halifax are already on deck. Lady Clementine Churchill and Lord and Lady Halifax walk on a gangplank to shore, where snow covered mountain looms immediately behind them. Winston Churchill looking out of the wheelhouse of HMS Coreopsis (K-32). Lady Churchill and Lord Halifax board the HMS King George V. Lord Halifax standing on deck of HMS Coreopsis, with Winston Churchill peering out the wheelhouse window. Lord Halifax waves a salute to the shore. View from shore of HMS Coreopsis departing. Aerial views of Battleship HMS King George V underway at sea. Level view of the HMS King George V, anchored in a harbor, flying Union Jack from bow. Another view with British White Ensign flying at the stern and a motor launch pulled alongside.
Lady Clementine Churchill and Lord Halifax board the HMS King George V, in Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia. Prime Minister Winston Churchill looks out the Wheel House window of the HMS Coreopsis. Lady Churchill boards the HMS Coreopsis, from a snow covered wharf. Sir John Dill and Lady Halifax are among those already on deck. Prime Minister Winston Churchill leans out of the Coreopsis Wheel House to watch. Lady Churchill steps up and joins Winston Churchill in the Wheel House. Lord and Lady Halifax exit a car on the icy Halifax wharf and board the HMS Coreopsis. View from pier, as HMS Coreopsis steams away.
Struggle for border between Canada and United States. Sketch of battle at Halifax, Nova Scotia where British strength was high. Sketches of the harbor at Halifax with British ships. Assault of British ships on American towns. French blocking the British exit from the Chesapeake Bay. Sketches of the British and French fleets battling. Surrender of Cornwallis. George Washington with victorious troops. Various cartoons of the day depicting American colonists resisting British rule. With commentary and narration by J. Frank Willis.
Views from small boat moving all around the British Battleship, HMS King George V, anchored in Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia. Union Jack on bow flutters in the wind. Men stand on the deck of the ship. A motor boat arrives near the stern at port side. British White Ensign, flying at stern, stands out in a stiff breeze.
Responsibilities and assets of NATO's SACLANT. View from cockpit of aircraft landing on deck of U.S. aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CVA-20). Scenes of Atlantic ocean. Periscope of submarine breaks surface. View through periscope. American convoy underway during WWII in the Atlantic Ocean. Enemy submarine launches torpedo. Ships being struck by torpedoes. Underwater view of submarine. A torpedoed ship sinking. Views of empty Nazi submarine pens. A Douglas DC-4 passenger airplane passes by the Empire State building, while in flight over Manhattan Island, New York City. Steamships in terminals on the Hudson River. Tug boats and barges in New York harbor. Ocean-going cargo ships pass by the Statue of Liberty. Vehicular traffic in the streets of Norfolk, Virginia. A sign reads 'US Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia'. View of ships and harbor at Norfolk Naval Station. Headquarters of the Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT). NATO officers in the "great map room of SACLANT" at the Headquarters. World map placed on a wall. Scene from 1952: U.S. Navy Captain briefs Admiral Lynde D. McCormick, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet and also SACLANT. Map shows areas of SACLANT responsibility extending around the Atlantic from Southern Europe around past Iceland to the maritime provinces of Canada and down to the U.S. coast.. Surfaced submarine launches Regulus missile. Scene from 1960: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV-62) underway. Aircraft parked aboard the aircraft carrier. View of Naval Air Base at Oceana, Virginia. Douglas F4D flies above runway as another lands. Navy F8 aircraft parked on ramp. Canadian Naval Base at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with views of derricks, cranes, piers, and warships.