Navy yellow shirt plane director guides an A-6E Intruder of VA-145, with folded wings, on deck of the USS Ranger (CV-61). The aircraft displays tail code NE of Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW-2) and the Swordsmen insignia of VA-145. Closeup of an F-14A Tomcat tail, displaying the red wolfhead insignia of VF-1 (The Wolfpack). An aviation fuels purple shirt clambers over the top of the F-14A. Two aviation ordnance red shirts seen transporting 20mm belt ammunition across the deck for the the ship's Phalanx CIWS anti-missile Gatling gun. Yellow shirt directs a Grumman E-2 Hawkeye tactical airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft as it proceeds along the flight deck.
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.
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.
View from conning tower of surfaced Japanese Kaidai submarine underway in Indian ocean, during World War 2. Navigator takes celestial readings with sextant. Below decks in cabin, officers plot position on large scale marine chart, using set of compasses. One officer uses slide rule for calculations. Various water depths are depicted on the marine chart. The Captain and other officers sit at a table and discuss their position and navigation. Control room of the sub, with Japanese writing displayed in chalk on vertical post. View of boat's instrument panel. Interior of boat's engine room, with moving parts of engine. View from conning tower as submarine makes way on surface through rough seas.
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.
German Naval war ensign displayed on an Auxiliary Cruiser (armed surface raider disguised as commercial ship) during World War 2. Crew members with binoculars observe a British commercial vessel in the Indian Ocean and signal her to stop. They fire a warning shot from one of the cruiser's 150mm guns. Crew and passengers abandon their ship and make their way in lifeboats to the German cruiser. One of the lifeboats is partially filled with water. Others arrive at the side of the cruiser where their occupants, including many civilian passengers, are brought aboard the cruiser, which continues firing at the abandoned ship with a 15cm L/45 C13 gun. Closeups of the British ship from the cruiser, show a single defensive gun mounted on her top deck. Smoke rises from earlier shelling. Next, the abandoned ship is seen settling and burning. Finally she settles below the water and pitches forward, to sink with her stern pointed straight up as she plunges below the waves.