Activities aboard USS Mount McKinley AGC-7, serving as press observer ship for nuclear tests in the Pacific Ocean. Reporters work on teletype machines in a communications center. Other men enter the cabin and take their seats. An Air Force Master Sergeant hands documents to a sailor at a transmission station. A plaque with the name of the ship "USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7)" and noting campaigns in which it served. Exterior view of USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7) in the Pacific Ocean.
Nuclear detonation on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean as part of the Operation Red Wing. A resultant mushroom cloud. Scenes of landing of several USAF-aircraft like B-52,B-47,B-66, B-57 on a United States AFB situated on the Eniwetok atoll (sometimes spelled Enewetak or Eniewetok) in Marshall Islands. Shows the aircraft carrier USS Badoeng Strait in Northwestern Pacific Ocean. Several US-airplanes like F-84F, F-101, B-52 and B-36 can be seen on the AFB. Maintenance crew can be seen working on a B-52's (Stratofortress) engines. Men working on the nose and wing section of a F-101 Voodoo. Technician working on the F-101's electronics equipment, opens its nose dome to reveal photo panel radiation gauges. Airman removes motion picture camera from the nose of F101. Technicians work at the instrumental panel of a B-57. Radiometer attached at tail section of B-66. Technician removes dust for radiation sample. Technicians work on the horizontal stabilizer of B-47 tail section.
Shows one of the many raydist site (HF & MF relay station) situated on the Bikini and Eniwetok atolls in Marshall Islands,Pacific Ocean . Aircraft carrier, USS Badoeng Strait in the Pacific Ocean. Several receiving antennas near radar trailers on the aircraft carrier. Radar dish on top of trailers on the Bikini atoll. Man checks radar antenna on top of trailer. Aerial shots of shoreline radar installations, an AFB and living quarters located on lagoon. Several United States Aircrafts that participated in Project Red Wing can be seen on the AFB.
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.
Activities aboard USS Mount McKinley AGC-7, serving as press observer ship for nuclear tests in the Pacific Ocean. A reporter works on a portable typewriter,on deck. A sailor hands documents to him. Animated map of the places in vicinity of Bikini atoll. Namu is circled with pencil. Aerial view of the island. Reporters come aboard the ship and the Captain greets them. Two reporters converse with the Captain. Several other reporters stand and chat on the deck. They discuss their credentials. One shows his identification card which reads "Uncleared Observer Program". A B-52 strategic bomber flies low over the ship. Another aircraft flies low over the ship. A group of reporters stands on the deck. Aerial view of island with target drawn on it.
United States first radar guided missile cruiser USS Boston in the Pacific Ocean. A sailor stands with head phones on. A 'Terrier' missile comes up to the position on a launching pad. The launch pad at the cruiser. Missiles in position are aimed and fired.