Japanese submarine activities in the Indian Ocean. Japanese submarine close to the beach. Sailors cross on plank from submarine to the dockyard. Naval staff lining-up before they board a truck. Torpedos on freight cars going down the dock. Torpedos being loaded aboard submarines. Sailors paint the exterior of submarine. Japanese sailors carry supplies into the submarine. Sailors loading rice sacks. Crew members receive instructions from the skipper.
Japanese soldiers work inside and on the deck of submarine. Crew members getting down from the ladder through hatch. They take off their raincoats and get on bunk beds. Soldiers eat bananas and relax. Fan rotates while soldiers sleep.
Lockout emergency sounds on Japanese submarine. Japanese soldier checks instruments and turns wheels. Bow of submarine as it dives under water. Crew members work on their respective stations. Meter boards are checked. Japanese soldier looks through the periscope.
Closeup of early 1900s Ford Model T wheels turning while car is moving. Scene opens to modern highways of 1953 with lots of mixed traffic. Views from roadways of industrial plants, sheep grazing, and farmer plowing his land with a tractor. Close up views of 1950s car tires running on highway at high speed. A woman carrying groceries from her station wagon to her house. People outdoors in front of garden apartments. Children leaving school and boarding buses. View from car of an oil field worker driving to work. Modern apartment buildings.Scenic views from car driving along near lakes, hills, and ocean. Modern car passing a Model T on the road.
Cowboys approaching ride horses into a stable. Cattle graze. Oil wells and military airfield from overhead. Distant view of Dallas Texas city skyline. Night view of streets and signs in Amarillo Texas. Daytime view of a tall skyscraper building and wide street in Houston Texas with cars and traffic View of the Hotel Nimitz in Fredericksburg Texas. Downtown Fort Worth Texas city street with shops, offices, and cars. Downtown area in Pampa Texas. Street corner view in Kerrville Texas. Two different views of The Alamo and surroundings in San Antonio, Texas. A water tower and oil rigs in Kilgore Texas. Downtown area of El Paso, Texas from elevated view. Street view in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Downtown view in Wichita Falls, Texas. Downtown San Angelo Texas views. Distant view of the city of Austin Texas from an elevated position, and then in downtown Austin featuring the State House Capitol building. Cattle, sheep, and sorghum farming views. Rice fields and Turkey ranches. Many oil rigs and oil wells. A busy shipyard in Texas making ships for World War II war effort. A sprawling aircraft factory. Oil rigs pumping oil. Farmer on tractor plows wheat field. View of rice harvesting (Massey Harris Self Propelled Harvest Brigade). Men stack magnesium bars. Magnesium factory next to ocean in Texas. Hand cotton picking and view of a mechanical cotton picker. Tractor pulling sorghum harvester. Sulfur mining and Helium plant in Amarillo. Black clouds in sky from burning natural gas in making synthetic rubber for war effort. Cliff of sulfur dynamited and loaded by train crane. Cowboys herd cattle and view of Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange. Angora goat farm and turkey farming. War time workers manufacturing. Alabama and Coushatta Native American Indian village with flag of service stars for men in the war. Indian children with elder and Indian logging camp. Campus of University of Texas and State Capitol in Austin. Well dressed women exit Dallas department store.
The orbital flight of Friendship 7 during project Mercury-Atlas 6 carrying John Herschel Glenn Jr from the United States. Operators in a communication room. Operators speak over a microphone. Operators check weather reports. Operators at controls. John Herschel Glenn Jr wearing a pressure suit in the Mercury-Atlas 6. Camels loaded walk past a tower. Screen shows the path of the Mercury-Atlas 6. John Herschel Glenn Jr inside the Mercury-Atlas 6. Indian ocean as recorded by Mercury-Atlas 6. A ship in the Indian ocean. A communication tower. Operators in control room. A chart shows frequency variations. Control towers at night. Mercury tracking of the path of spacecraft.