A NATO soldier, in white winter garb,riding a snowmobile, speeds past a camouflaged Norwegian Leopard I tank during maneuvers in the 1970 NATO Exercise, "Arctic Express," in Norway. View of river rushing under a bridge and vehicles moving on snow-covered road above, including a truck followed by two Norwegian (German-built) Leopard I tanks with "21" and "22,"painted on their sides, respectively. They pass an area marked by an orange sign, where two automobiles are seen parked, and several people observe them. They speed through the area, followed by a US-built M-113 armored personnel carrier (APC). Trucks and APCs moving along snowy road, are seen through grove of birch trees.
A convoy of canvas-covered army trucks moves along snow-covered road in Norway, during NATO exercise, "Arctic Express," 1970. A lone U.S. soldier, dressed in olive drab parka, walks along side a snowy road. A NATO soldier with ammunition belt over his shoulder, kneels in a position with his automatic weapon. He turns and smiles for the camera, and then moves his weapon toward the camera and poses. Three US-built M-113 armored personnel carriers (APCs) seen with troops riding on them and ski troops being towed behind them. Two soldiers in white parkas run down a snowy slope and take up firing positions in the snow.
A Norwegian (German-built) Leopard I tank in camouflage paint,and displaying the number, "21" on its turret, passes on a snow-packed road during maneuvers in NATO Exercise, "Arctic Express," Norway, 1970. It is followed by a US-built M-113 armored personnel carrier (APC) displaying "2C" on its side. Scene shifts to the APC heading uphill toward the camera. It pauses and then backs into a position. The Leopard tank also arrives and takes up a position. It rotates its turret. The APC is then seen maneuvering about in the vicinity and finally settling in a position. Camera focuses on a squad of NATO troops moving to new positions in the snow. One soldier, with an automatic rifle, stumbles as he rises from the snow. The squad, dressed in white outer gear,and carrying small arms, moves past the camera, and down the snowy hill.
View through windshield of a vehicle moving along snow-covered road during NATO Exercise, "Arctic Express," in Norway, 1970. It slows as a large army truck backs into the roadway in front of it. It follows the truck past several others parked at side of the road, and past several substantial buildings. The vehicle continues, alone, past a sign showing a fork in the road, ahead, and pulls into a parking place in a village. An ESSO gasoline station and a number of buildings are seen. A road sign points to Foldvik, 15km and Gratangsbotn 21Km. View from the vehicle, moving again, along winding snowy road.
View from cockpit of a helicopter, flying low over a forest covered in snow on crest of hill, in Norway, during NATO Exercise, "Arctic Express," in 1970. A deep valley with dwellings is seen below. The entire scene is snow-covered. Profile closeup of pilot wearing flying helmet, as camera pans past him and focuses on homes in a village below. The aircraft climbs upward, from the valley, over forests toward a mountain in the distance. View out left window of the airplane, as it flies over an apparent headquarters building, where several vehicles are seen and flags of 5 participating countries are displayed on flagpoles, including those of The USA, Canada, Italy,Britain, and Norway. Camera continues to record as the helicopter descends and lands in a parking area outside the building.
Italian ski troops stand near a truck displaying their flag of Green, White, and red, during 1970 NATO exercise "Arctic Express," in Norway. They are dressed in white arctic hooded coveralls and are offloading and preparing their equipment. The entire area is covered in deep snow. Closeup of one soldier clamping on his skis. A small Italian flag seen on his left shouder. He dons heavy white gloves.