USS Independence underway in the Mediterranean Sea. A U.S. Navy officer salutes and U.S. Marine honor guard lined up on the deck of the ship. President Makarios III of Cyprus comes aboard the ship. President Makarios reviews Marine honor guard. A destroyer underway at sea. Flakes burst in the sky. A ship underway as depth charges explode in the background. Water splashes due to the explosion of the depth charges. Sailors on the deck of a ship underway. The depth charges explode at sea.
The role of USAF bombers, submarines and Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) in maintaining world peace especially in the Mediterranean, Vietnam and Berlin during the Cold War. View of formation of United States Air Force Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft flying overhead in a blue sky. View from low flying aircraft of a U.S. Navy Polaris submarine cruising in ocean waters. A USAF Intercontinental Ballistic Missile rises slowly upward from a silo into a launch-ready position. View from ground of large number of American paratrooper soldiers dropping from sky and landing on a field, including wide views and close-up views of parachutes and paratroopers landing. A U.S. Army paratrooper organizes his parachute and equipment immediately after landing. Aerial view of U.S. Navy warships cruising in the Mediterranean Sea. View from inside a U.S. Army helicopter in flight in Vietnam. Soldiers observe terrain out open door. Sign "You are leaving the American Sector" seen at Checkpoint Charlie of the Berlin Wall separating West Berlin and East Berlin. American and Soviet soldiers seen on each side of the checkpoint. An American tank parked at the checkpoint.
USS Independence underway in the Mediterranean Sea. President of Cyprus Makarios III and U.S. Navy officers seated in chairs on the deck of USS Independence. Depth charges are launched and they fall into sea causing an explosion. President Makarios and the officers look on. The deck of USS Independence. Another ship being towed in the background. President Makarios talks to U.S. Navy officers on the deck of the ship. A U.S. Navy UH-25C helicopter aboard the ship. President Makarios boards the helicopter. The helicopter lifts off. A signalman hauls down the flag of Cyprus.
USS Independence underway in the Mediterranean Sea. Sailors aboard USS Independence. President of Cyprus Makarios III comes aboard the ship. An officer greets him. President Makarios III reviews troops on the deck. A U.S. Army Chinook helicopter lifts off from the deck. A ship underway at sea. President Makarios and others on the bridge of the ship as they look seawards.
USS Independence underway in the Mediterranean Sea. President of Cyprus Makarios III and U.S. Navy officers on the deck of a ship. A U.S. Navy UH-25C helicopter on the deck of the ship. President Makarios III boards the helicopter. The helicopter lifts off. USS Independence underway at sea. President Makarios III gets off the UH-25C helicopter on the deck of the ship. He inspects sailors lined up on the deck. U.S. Navy officers talk to dignitaries from Cyprus aboard the ship.
U.S. destroyers of Squadron 14, depart Norfolk, Virginia for the Mediterranean, in October, 1922.
Map showing the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries, from the Straits of Gibralter, and East to Black Sea and Red Sea. Various sea navigation routes are depicted through the water areas. U.S. Navy Clemson class destroyer, taking on supplies in Norfolk, Virginia. Sailors carrying sacks of supplies over their shoulders from a dock onto the ship. Women seen waving at the USS Barry (DD-248) in October 1922, as she departs Hampton Roads, Virginia, for the Mediterranean, to serve with the U. S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters. View of USS Kane (DD-235) with sailors lined up on her foredeck. View from stern of a Squadron 14 destroyer, of the USS Hatfield (DD-231) followed by the USS Barry (DD-248). View from bridge of a destroyer, as officer looks through binoculars at five other destroyers of Squadron 14, underway in a line. Sailors on deck of destroyer practice handling of small arms and on of the ship's 5-inch guns. Sailors spin propellors on tail of a torpedo and load it into one of a battery of three launching tubes. Sailors exercise by throwing a medicine ball.View from destroyer of 5 destroyers in line, astern, the first being USS Overton (DD-239). View from a destroyer as the Squadron enters harbor at Gibralter. Sailors climbing upon concrete pier from a long boat. Buildings on steep hills of Gibralter. The USS Hatfield and the USS Gilmer (DD-233) on either side of a supply ship. Views of Destroyer Squadron 14 ships anchored, along with other warships off Constantinople (Istanbul)in the Bosphorus straits. View from a high point in Constantinople. Camera pans over city and warships in the Bosphorus.