Launching of German guided missiles at Peenemunde, Usedom island. Sign: Peenemunde. German technician working on instrument at base of German V-2. Missile is shown in transporting trailer and elevating device. V-2 being elevated into launching position. Two technicians are standing on special ramp fixing access door onto warhead of missile.
Some scenes during rebuilding of West Berlin in 1952.
Several vehicles driving past the ruins of the old Reichstag Building in Berlin, Germany. Scaffolding surrounding a construction project displaying a sign indicating Marshall Plan aid for "Clayallee." An official-looking building that appears to have been repaired. It has statues along its roofline and, as seen through the windows, there appear to be books or boxes stacked up inside. The newly rebuilt Schiller Theater building located in the district of Charlottenburg of the borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf near Ernst-Reuter-Platz in Bismarckstraße 110
From a 1952 U.S. Army television program titled The Big Picture. U.S. troops in a fox hole in Korea. A U.S. tank carrying many GIs in Germany.US ski troops in Alaska. Amphibious training on beach in Puerto Rico. United States Army Sergeant James Mansfield introduces the story of United States Seventh Army in the Allied Invasion of Southern France, "Operation Dragoon." Army Colonel William Wilson Quinn seated in office, with army rifle on his desk. He refers to the "Blue Badge" which is the Army infantryman's badge. Then he introduces the story of the Seventh United States Army: On 14 August 1944 Bay of Naples is seen as an open air Marshalling area. Barrage balloons float above the area. Large landing ships sit at dock with their front loading doors open. 3rd,45th and 36th division combined into 7th United States Army. Mechanized war equipment being loaded and checked off the loading chart. 7th army soldiers march through streets. Red Cross workers distribute donuts. Soldiers board ships. Ships leave harbor to join convoy. Ships docked at the West Coast of Corsica. Officers meet for conference aboard ship. Men attend last minute details. Some pray. Animated map depicts the route of the advancement by the troops. Port Cros and Levant : French commandos landed on these islands. U.S. B-25 bombers in flight drop bombs. Fighting ships take their positions. Navigators, gunners and signal men alert. Soldiers prepare for fight. Army Air Forces C-47 aircraft fly in formation. A B-24 bomber over mountains. B-25s in flight.509th Parachute Infantry Battalion being inspected at airport. Paratroopers get into aircraft. Aircraft taxis and takes off. United States Army Air Force C-47 Skytrain and C-54 Skymaster military transport aircraft in flight toward Southern France. Paratroopers descend to ground and advance. Gliders land. Soldiers unload and ready artillery. Aerial view of rugged terrain. Ships underway at sea. Officers look through binoculars aboard ship.
Development of the rocket research center in Peenemunde, Germany. German subtitles. Images of German soldiers firing coastal guns in Peenemunde Germany. Soldiers preparing the coastal gun mounted on a railroad car. Large gun mounted on the railroad moves forward. Labor gang digging out the gun placement area. Soldiers erect the muzzle of the gun and fire. Soldiers unload the large shells from cranes and load the gun then fire shells. Animated drawings of shells firing through the gun, then of a different propulsion system, followed by images of a rocket engine mounted and being tested.
View of launch test pad area at Peenemunde rocket testing facility, Germany. German A-4 ballistic missile being test fired in Peenemunde, Germany during World War 2. A-4 missile also known as V-2 rocket on a launch pad. Missile is launched and leaves behind a fiery flare. A-4 Missile in flight.
View from safe observation area at Peenemunde rocket test center in Germany during World War 2. A-4 ballistic missile being test fired in Peenemunde, Germany during World War II. A-4 missile also known as V-2 rocket on a launch pad. Missile is launched and billows of smoke rise. Missile lifts off and is seen in flight.