A newsreel titled "Captured Nazi subs are sunk" shows British and Polish Navy Destroyers disposing of Nazi German submarines off the coast of Ireland soon after the end of World War 2 during Operation Deadlight. View of captured submarines at dock in Loch Ryan, Scotland, including U-1271, U-1301, and a third submarine awaiting scuttling operations. In the next scene, in the North Atlantic off the west coast of Scotland and northwest of Ireland, allied British and Polish sailors from HMS Onslow and ORP Blyskawica destroyers take aim at U-2324 and then fire naval guns at the submarine. Naval guns fire several shots and U-2324 sinks in the North Atlantic.
A helicopter in flight over the submarine. Submarine USS Patrick Henry surfaces in the Atlantic Ocean, off Scotland, after setting a new underwater cruising record of 66 days and 22 hours. The submarine carries a full load of sixteen Polaris missiles. Crew seen aboard the nuclear submarine, as it makes its way into Holy Loch, Scotland. Some antinuclear protestors demonstrate against the ship from canoes. View of the Patrick Henry, tied up next to the Submarine Tender Proteus, where it is being resupplied.
John Cobb enters the cockpit of the Crusader, his jet propelled boat, in attempt to beat world speed boat record mark, at Loch Ness Scotland. The Crusader boat seen traveling on Loch Ness at high speed. The boat disintegrates in the waters of Loch Ness and John Cobb dies.
Water skiers ski in water. Slo MoShun IV wins Gold Cup for its owner Stanley Sayres and racking up a record mark of 185 mph on Lake Washington in Washington. John Cobb wears helmet. A man talks on telephone. John Cobb sitting in boat and he drives boat into water. Boat explodes and John Cobb dies at Loch Ness, Scotland.
An aircraft being loaded with fodder to be dropped to Scottish Highland communities isolated by snow storms and in need of feed for livestock. Plane takes off and flies over a snow covered region. Two members of the flight crew throw bales of fodder. from an aircraft hatch. A Royal Navy helicopter Refuels from 55 gallon drum.. Helicopters are seen flying relief sorties back and forth from HMS Glory.
Film opens with February 1st, 1967 Change of Command Ceremony for Commanders in Chief of U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC). General John Dale Ryan is assuming command from General Joseph J. Nazzaro. A color guard stands with American flag flanked by flags of Air Force, SAC, units, and award ribbons. A military marching band marches in front of a stage (reviewing stand) where Generals and guests are seated, including Generals Nazarro and Ryan, plus the Commanders of SAC's three Air Forces. Civilian leaders present included Nebraska Governor and Mrs. Norbert Tiemann. Closeup of General Ryan. View of Governor and Mrs. Tiemann standing amongst six Air Force Generals. A traditional ceremony for change of command ensues. The flag of outgoing General Nazzaro is furled and cased and the flag of incoming General Ryan is unfurled and uncased. The flag ceremony completes as the two Generals exchange positions. Views of Generals and guests. Closeup of General Nazzaro.The band plays and marches and a contingent of U.S. airmen march in review. General Nazzaro renders them a parting salute and then he and Ryan shake hands and both turn to greet the Governor and his wife.