A film on the importance of photographic reconnaissance. A pilot reading a book. A clock on a wall. An announcement on a loudspeaker. An aircraft lands on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier in the Pacific Ocean. Men standing along the sides of the aircraft carrier. A man directs the landing of the aircraft. A pilot gets off the aircraft and talks to the previous pilot. Officers and pilots in a briefing room. A pilot locates places on a wall map. The officers talk to the first pilot. An officer says that he is needed for photo reconnaissance, not as a fighter pilot. He checks cameras and boards an airplane. The pilot seated in the cockpit of the aircraft. A man signals to take off. The airplane takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier. The aircraft in flight over the ocean. A ship underway. The aircraft flies over a target area in Korea. The pilot marks the target area on a map. Soldiers aboard a tank on a field. The aircraft in flight overhead. Huts in the area. The pilot takes photographs of the area. The enemy aims anti aircraft guns at the aircraft. They fire at airplanes. Flaks burst in the sky.
The Japanese Navy and U.S. Navy in combat in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway in World War II. On June 3rd 1942 : U.S. amphibious aircraft take off from a catapult. A sailor observes through binoculars from a ship deck. A convoy of Japanese ships in the Pacific ocean. A pilot in the cockpit of the U.S. Navy aircraft in flight. A man beside the control panel. The Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz on a ship. The United States sailors work on the ship deck. The sailors inside a cabin on the ship. Men walk out of the cabin to the deck. The men load a bomb in bomb bay of an aircraft. The ammunition on the deck. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. U.S. Navy ships attacked by Japanese aircraft. Smoke rising from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific ocean. U.S. ships fire at Japanese planes. A Japanese plane crashes into the ocean. A parked U.S. plane bounces to side of aircraft carrier after explosions and turbulence and nearly falls off edge. Dramatic close view of a Japanese aircraft hit while closing in on a U.S. Navy carrier. A wing tears off and the Japanese plane crashes into the ocean right beside the U.S. Navy carrier. Gun camera footage of U.S. Navy aircraft attacking the Japanese naval fleet. Japanese ships burning and smoking. Views of disabled Japanese ships off the Midway atoll. U.S. soldiers on deck of ship after the battle.
A film on the importance of photographic reconnaissance. A pilot plays table tennis with other man. A friend of the pilot arrives and says that they would be going to Korea together for a mission. An aircraft takes off from the flight deck of an aircraft carrier in the Pacific Ocean. A crew seated in a briefing room. An officer briefs them. The pilot is not sent to the mission. Men standing along the sides of the aircraft carrier. An aircraft takes off from the carrier. The pilot looks at the aircraft. The aircraft flying in formation.
A film on the importance of photographic reconnaissance. A photographer pilot seated in the cockpit of an aircraft in flight. He gets an order to take photographs of an area as a pilot is missing. The aircraft in flight overhead. Airplanes land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier underway in the Pacific Ocean. Pilots and officers discuss and study the photographs. They identify a parachute in a photograph. A helicopter takes off from the flight deck for rescue work. Men at the flight deck. The helicopter lands on the flight deck. Men carry a stretcher near the helicopter. The wounded is taken on a stretcher. The photographer pilot takes his picture.
A film titled 'Shipboard Living Conditions' about the living conditions of crew aboard a battleship underway in the Pacific Ocean. Firing from Naval guns mounted on a battleship. A battleship underway at sea. The crew sleep on bunk beds . They eat in a mess. Sanitation facility for the crew members. Men work in a mess. Two men write on a paper. Men in berthing compartment. Men open lockers. Men come down from bunks. A man wears his coat. A man sleeps on a bunk bed. A man enters the fire room.
A film about the living conditions of crew aboard a battleship underway in the Pacific Ocean. A man sorts clothes in a berthing compartment. A man in the laundry room washes clothes. Men sleep on bunk beds at the passageway of ship. Men walk along the passageway. Men sleep on bunk beds on a radar picket ship. A man reads on his berth. Men sit on bunk beds and play. A man picks up a mattress. An apple and various recreational equipment under the mattress. An officer opens a drawer and takes out a file.