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Men work on typewriters in a cabin of USS Mount McKinley AGC-7 underway in the Pacific Ocean.

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.

Date: 1956, May 9
Duration: 1 min 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
USAF aircraft at an AFB on the Eniwetok Atoll in Marshall Island,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.

Date: 1956, March
Duration: 6 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Raydist site on Bikini and Eniwetok atolls in Marshall Islands,Pacific Ocean.

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.

Date: 1956, March
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Navy air and sea forces battle the Japanese fleet during the Battle of Midway in June of 1942, during World War 2

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.

Date: 1942, June
Duration: 4 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay stands on the bridge and watch activities aboard USS Shangri-La in the Pacific Ocean.

Carrier Task Force demonstration in the Pacific Ocean. President of the Philippines, Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay, stands on the bridge with other civilian and military people. They watch an aircraft being recovered aboard the USS Shangri-La (CV-38) . President Magsaysay as he watches aircraft being recovered aboard the ship. President Magsaysay on the bridge. Magsaysay watch the high line transfer between the Shangri-La (Aircraft Carrier) and DD (destroyer). Admiral Switzer, President Magsaysay, and others on the bridge as they look over the sea. Magsaysay and Honorable Homer Ferguson on the bridge look out at the sea. Shell splashes in the water as aircraft drops Napalm bombs. Two U.S. Navy Douglas ADs (Skyraider) flying overhead.

Date: 1956, March 9
Duration: 3 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Crew members on the deck of a destroyer, prepare for high line transfer aboard USS Shangri-La in the Pacific Ocean.

Carrier Task Force demonstration in the Pacific Ocean. President of the Philippines, Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay and others of his party, on the bridge look towards sea. Part of the task force, the cruisers, destroyers and aircraft carriers underway. Crew members on the deck of a destroyer preparing for high line transfer. Object being slung over to the destroyer. High line transfer to the destroyer. Man being brought aboard the USS Shangri-La (aircraft carrier) via high line.

Date: 1956, March 9
Duration: 1 min 15 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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