A training of U.S. OSS ( Office of the Strategic Services) personnel for underwater demolition at Salt Key in Nassau, Bahama Island during Wold War II. OSS personnel of the underwater operations seated under trees as they eat sandwiches for lunch. Men work on their boats. Two men row boats. A man looks at a compass. Personnel learn about navigation at a beach. Men at the beach as they take lessons in infiltration. The Governor of Bahamas visits the island. OSS personnel lined as the Governor meets them. The men skin dive for recreation. Two personnel come ashore. A man on a floating platform with mascot dog Henry. The men swim and float on wooden platforms during their free time. The personnel practice shooting, navigation, handling boats and radio operations.
A training of U.S. OSS ( Office of the Strategic Services) personnel for underwater demolition at Salt Key in Nassau, Bahama Island during Wold War II. OSS personnel lined up on the beach as they stand at attention. The personnel get down on the beach. They don swimming gear and put on oxygen masks. Oxygen valves being opened and flow being controlled. The personnel on a boat and they get into the water. The personnel on the beach as they learn to handle different types of demolitions. Men carry a pole and move into the sea. The personnel seated on the beach take lessons. They shoot pistols at targets. They get trained in operating a radio to call mother ship in case of an emergency. The personnel carrying receiver sets as they learn to operate them. A personnel works on a radio set.
A training of U.S. OSS ( Office of the Strategic Services) personnel for underwater demolition at Salt Key in Nassau, Bahama Island during Wold War II. OSS personnel of the Lamberston Underwater Diving Unit as they are being briefed about night problems. Men row a boat to point A and attach swim fins and bay units. They get underwater and swim. They keep a check on a compass to ensure the correctness of the course. The personnel get onto the boat and head for the beach.
Duke of Windsor referees golf match in Nassau, Bahama (British West Indies). Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor presides as a referee during a special exhibition match of golf. Players play golf at a course. Players include Bobby Jones, Walter Charles Hagen, Thomas Dickson Armour and Gene Sarazen. Spectators watch the match. Wallis, Duchess of Windsor presents trophies to the winners.
Native divers in Nassau, Bahamas. Three native boys on a small boat at sea. Two boys on the boat. One of them rowing. Several craw fish in the water. One of the boys catches a couple of craw fish. The boy again plunges deep into the sea and catches a turtle and brings it up. The boys on the boat help him to get the turtle onto the boat.
President Franklin Roosevelt in Nassau, Bahamas. President relaxes on Executive Yacht Potomac during a fishing trip. President Roosevelt, Governor Bede Clifford and other prominent residents of the island at a luncheon party on the vessel.