The U.S. Submarine USS Sabalo (SS-302) torpedoes the U.S. Destroyer Escort, USS Foss (DE-59) in a live fire test of new proximity fuse for MK 16 torpedo. View from above, of the Sabalo heading toward the Foss, in the Pacific Ocean, off the California coast. Slight trace of the torpedo visible as it runs toward the Foss. The torpedo hits amidship with huge explosion that breaks the Foss in two.
A LIVE TORPEDO TEST BY USS SABALO SS-302
6 September 1966
Sunset scene of Pacific ocean in Bankok, Thailand, with a small boat plying the waters, as U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson's voice is heard speaking about nations whose shores are on the Pacific Ocean. He speaks of Pacific neighbors with a common destiny. President and Mrs. Johnson climb aboard the Air Force One airplane, in Washington, DC, as a U.S. Military band and Honor Guard, including trumpeters gives them a sendoff on their trip to visit Pacific nations. The President and Mrs. Johnson conversing in Air Force One. Interiors of Presidential plane in flight. A man using typewriter and other person writing on a document. President seated and speaking with VIPs who are having food. Tribal people presenting a show at airport, Ohakea. President Lyndon Johnson, wife and crowd watching the show. New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake at speaker's stand speaking and then President Lyndon B Johnson speaking and thanking crowd. President arriving at Wellington and greeted by large crowd. Huge crowd gathered up and cheering President shaking hands with people. President Lyndon Johnson speaking at speaker's stand.
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.
View from another ship of the United States Navy destroyer USS Preble (DLG-15) underway in the Pacific Ocean. Flags raised on the ship. Naval guns in view. Smoke rises up from the smokestack. The crew on the deck of the USS Preble. The ship takes a turn. (Note: USS Preble, DLG-15, which was the last ship to be hit by enemy gunfire in the Vietnam War, was re-designated as DDG-46 on July 1st 1975)
United States aircraft lands on USS Hancock CV19 in the Pacific Ocean during Air Strike in South Vietnam. Pilot's eye view of approach to USS Hancock CV19. U.S. F8E Crusader approaches and lands on the deck of USS Hancock CV19. Meatball is seen in the center of the Fresnel Lens System in left of the ship. Second approach is made and plane touches down and makes arrested landing. Plane taxies forward over the deck.
The Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Aerial view of the Pacific Ocean. A U.S. aircraft takes off from a carrier. The aircraft in flight. Naval guns being fired from ships underway in the Pacific. Animation depicts lack of communication between American forces. Ships underway. Animation depicts the cause of surprise enemy attack on American forces. Men look on monitors tracking enemy forces. Japanese ships underway in the Pacific. U.S. 7th Fleet ships underway. Animation depicts positions of U.S. Task Forces. Commander of U.S. 7th Fleet Admiral Thomas Cassin Kinkaid receives a dispatch from Commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet. Battleships underway in the Pacific Ocean. Animation depicts organized Task Force 34 and Task Force 38 pushing on. Animation depicts the various possibilities of American Task Force attack over the Japanese forces.