Overseas activities of U.S. Coast Guard in World War 2. View from ship bow in heavy North Atlantic seas. A map shows Greenland. U.S. Coast Guard Coast Guard Cutter in Greenland waters with mountains and snow behind. U.S. Coast Guard officers conferring with Danish Naval officer. James K. Penfield, first United States consul in Greenland, being brought ashore by U.S. Coast Guard officers. Coast Guardsmen supplying food and supplies to natives of Greenland. Views of Greenland's Cryolite mine with men rappelling down its sides. Coast Guardsmen, released from U.S. service, and employed as armed guards, by the Government of Greenland, are seen protecting the Cryolite mine. Topographic survey of Greenland being conducted by Coast Guard personnel. Coast Guard two-place Bi-wing float plane is seen at rest in harbor and then later taking off.. U.S. Coast Guardsmen install, and test fire,a 3 inch gun, to protect a Greenland harbor. Coast guardsmen capture and occupy radio stations planted by Germans in Greenland. Newspaper from December 14,1944 describes how three German Arctic expeditions were broken up by the U.S. Coast Guard. A ship is torpedoed and burns in convoy of ships in North Atlantic Captain of another ship observes through binoculars. Several crew members are rescued from a raft. Coast Guard Cutter fires depth charges. Ships fire deck guns and antiaircraft guns against enemy. Destroyer Escort Savage (DE-386) at sea, manned by U.S. Coast Guard crew.. Admiral Russell R. Waesche decorates Coast Guardsmen. Coast Guard Cutter "Hamilton", the first American warship torpedoed in the Atlantic in WWII. Commandant Russell Waesche gives a statement in Washington D.C.
Nazi seaplane patrols the North Sea. A sketch of the German Blohm and Voss Bv 138 floatplane. A BV 138 seaplane takes off, by catapult, from a base in the North Sea. Views of aircraft in flight. Observer-gunner uses binoculars to observe area. Pilot and copilot in the cockpit of the aircraft. Plane in flight over German ships in the North Sea. Views from the BV 138 flying over ships putting up smoke screens.
U.S. Coat Guard sailors aboard a Coast Guard cutter in the North Atlantic. The cutter attacks a German U-boat submarine. A sailor communicates over the radio. Explosions in the water. Sailor on deck. Oil from a damaged enemy submarine floats on the water. A CG cutter in heavy seas. Air and sea rescue boats patrol and search for airmen at sea. Sailors on the cutter.
North Vietnamese documentary propaganda film. North Vietnamese gun boats firing in a river. North Vietnamese antiaircraft guns firing. Wreckage of downed U.S. Navy airplane. Captured U.S. pilot under guard by armed North Vietnamese sailor. Viet Cong firing machine guns at American aircraft. A transport plane hit by gunfire and burning in flight. Armed American soldiers running from a crashed helicopter. American MPs in a jeep pass a cyclist on city street. President Lyndon Baines Johnson; Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara; Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; U.S. Air Force General Curtis Lemay. Dean Rusk and Robert McNamara meeting with Vietnamese officials.Vietnamese man looking through periscopic binoculars. The North Vietnamese flag. Waterfront with factory on shore and Junks in the water. A manufacturing complex. Harvester in farm. Vietnamese school girls dancing in school yard. Vietnamese gun crew at an antiaircraft gun. Vietnamese Navy gun crew on deck of a gunboat. Vietcong preparing booby traps. Viet Cong escorting South Vietnamese prisoner. Vietnamese paratroops. Headlines of American newspapers saying U.S. officials urge raids against North Vietnam. Map showing U.S. attacks on Vietnam. Map highlights date 30th July 1964 and Tau Chien. U.S. aircraft carriers and task force underway at sea. Map highlights Hanoi and date 1st August 1964. Map highlights 2nd August 1964. Guns on ships fired by gun crew. Battleship underway at sea. Map highlights date 3rd August 1964. Map highlights Gulf of Tonkin and date 4th August 1964. Officials in a meeting. U.S. President Lyndon B Johnson speaks at mike. Men under a plane parked on airfield. U.S. carrier underway at sea. Map highlights date 5th August 1964. Aircraft takes off from carrier to attack North Vietnam. Vietcong fire on U.S. planes overhead. Machine guns fired. Men fire guns from North Vietnamese torpedo boat. Torpedo boats and American destroyers in fight.
German submarines and Allied ships in the North Sea during World War II. Crew men aboard a German submarine. Sailors on the conning tower use binoculars to survey the surrounding waters. The Captain surveys the waters. The crew works in various parts of the ship. The submarine displacing water. A crew member looks through the submarine periscope down below. An Allied aircraft in flight overhead. The alarm is sounded, the crew members run down into the submarine. The Captain gives orders to submerge. The submarine submerges fast. The crew communicates. Sailors at various controls. The crew listens quietly. A sailor at the radio. The Captain looks through the periscope.
Mine laying operations by Nazis in North Sea. Guns at the bow of a German ship. Men drop mines in the water. Enemy aircraft in flight charge in for an attack. German troops on board the ship fire antiaircraft guns to counter the Allied air attack. Mine laying operations continue.