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United States Army helps Republic of Philippines in its various endeavors

United States Army helps Philippines in its various endeavors. Headquarters of Joint U.S. military advisors to Republic of Philippines. American Army personnel provide their services to the people in Philippines by working as doctors who examine the patients, administrators, construction supervisors and teachers. They also help the farmers and train the Philippine soldiers.

Date: 1968
Duration: 1 min 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Philippines gains independence from the United States on July 4, 1946

The Philippines are established as an independent nation. Crowds of Filipinos gathered at Rizal Park (Luneta Park) in Manila on the July 4, 1946. View of Independence Grandstand (a temporary structure built in front of the Rizal Monument) with American flag and Philippine flags on tall flag poles.. View looking down on General Douglas MacArthur at a podium, speaking into microphones. Camera pans over various segments of the audience. A map shows the Philippine Islands in context of its neighbors in the Pacific Ocean. Camera pans closeup across faces of many Filipinos gathered at the independence event. View of the Jones Bridge over the Pasig River in downtown Manila. Heacock’s Department Store on the Escolta.The Legislative Building. (later the National Museum of the Philippines). Ocean going ships in a harbor. Cargo being offloaded from a ship onto smaller boat. An industrial complex with eight tall smoke stacks emitting smoke. Steel and petroleum plants. Filipino workers in an assembly plant. The Legislative building with people coming and going. Air raid sirens sounding and people running in streets of Manila at onset of Japanese invasion of the Philippines in December, 1941, at start of World War 2, in the Pacific.People running across the Jones Bridge, seeking shelter. Others boarding a bus. Smoke rising from Japanese bombing. Glimpse of Japaese tanks entering Manila. Japanese infantry climbing a hill. Bodies of persons killed during the Japanese invasion. Glimpse of Japanese troops occupying Corregidor. U.S. General Wainright negotiating the surrender of Corrigidor with Japanese General Homma. View of an American warship firing during the U.S. campaign to defeat the Japanese on islands in the Pacific. An American landing ship carrying U.S. troops who storm ashore. General Douglas MacArthur striding ashore with a retinue of officers, at Leyte, Philippines, on October 20, 1944. as he keeps his promise to return to the Philippines. Views, back again, to MacArthur speaking at the Independence Day ceremony in Manila on July 4, 1946. Also seen at the ceremony are: U.S.Senator Millard Tydings, (co-sponsor of the 1934 Tydings–McDuffie Act, which provided independence to the Philippines after a 10-year transition under a limited autonomy), and Paul V. McNutt, U.S. High Commissioner of the Philippines, who read President Truman's proclamation of Philippine Independence to the assembly. Camera pans over the gathering which includes many U.S. Service personnel in uniform. The oath of office is administered to the elected President of the Philippines, Manuel Roxas. At the conclusion, the American flag is lowered by Paul McNutt, as President Roxas raises that of the Republic of the Philippines. A celebratory parade in Manila includes a float with signs reading: "Let's Produce and Rebuild," among other things. Other floats represent "Mountain Province," and "The City of Manila," "The University of the Philippines," and "The Division of City Schools." One float, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, contains a huge replica machine gear, and models of an aircraft and a ship. It's message is about turning the gear that helps make the nation great. American and Filipino soldiers march, carrying their respective national flags. A white-helmeted military band plays for the marchers. Final scene shows large loose formation of military aircraft in flight very high above the Independence Grandstand, at Rizal Park.

Date: 1946
Duration: 5 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Czechoslovakia and Soviet relations after World War 2; Dubcek liberalization during Prague Spring; Soviet occupation in 1968

History of Czechoslovakia from 1919 to 1968 depicts lives of its people and various crisis. Clip shows combination of still images and moving images, with background of Czech musical soundtrack. A burning Nazi plane shot by Soviet military during World War II. Soviet Red Army marches in Prague, Poland in May 1945 to rescue from German occupation and atrocities. People destroy Nazi emblems and symbols from buildings. People assemble in large numbers on roads and cheer for the incoming Soviet troops and tanks. Civilians of Czechoslovakia during normal life after World War 2. Workers in mines, farmers in field and women work in houses. Spread of communism and communists make a star formation during a rally in Prague (sometimes called the Prague Spring). President Edvard Benes in 1948 signs pact with Soviet government. Photos of Soviet General Joseph Stalin and other Soviet leaders in his office. Various Presidents and leaders of Czechoslovakia during the 1950s. Military and civilian communist groups march on streets in 1956. Czech Skoda automobile production factory scenes in mid 1960s. Workers work in factories and shops till night hours. A Czech textile factory scene. Czech men and women in 1960s fashions enjoying mugs of beer. Several scenes with Alexander Dubček, (Alexander Dubcek), then Soviet leaders Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Brezhnev arrive for meeting with Dubček. Smiling Czech people walk in cities and at a cafe during liberalization measures. Soviet and Warsaw Pact tanks, armored vehicles, infantry and aircraft start their occupation ending the Prague Spring in Prague, Bratislave and other cities in August 1968. Civilians protest, demonstrate, and argue with Soviet troops and demonstrate in streets. Some approach tanks and attempt to damage the tanks. Large crowd of civilians watch the retreating Soviet forces from Czechoslovakia in 1968. Red Army met with agitation and resistance on streets by civilians. Soviet troops fire at some demonstrating civilians.

Date: 1968
Duration: 7 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Us Air Force C-141 aircraft in the Philippines, being prepared for medical evacuation of wounded, during the Vietnam War.

A film about aerospace medical evacuation of wounded American soldiers during the Vietnam War. A United State Air Force Military Airlift Command C-141 aircraft lands at an airport in Philippines to pick up wounded American soldiers and ferry them back home. View of medical air evacuation equipment tied down in the aircraft's cargo hold. Trailers pull up near the aircraft. Men unload cargo from the aircraft and put it onto the trailer. Trailers pull away from the airport. Airmen prepare the interior of the aircraft for medical air evacuation.. Seats being put up. Poles being erected. Oxygen masks and other medical equipment being set up aboard the airplane.

Date: 1968
Duration: 4 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States Air Force Captain Jim Holt demonstrates survival techniques in tropical rain forests in the Philippines

Demonstration of survival techniques in tropical rain forests in the Philippines. Children row a boat in a river. Aerial view of a bridge over the river. Animated map of the Mekong River in South East Asia, the Congo River in Central Africa and the Amazon River in South America. Aerial view of inland water ways. Heavy foliage on either side of the river. United States Air Force Captain Jim Holt demonstrates basic survival tricks and techniques in tropical rain forest: he cuts bamboo and makes a jar from it. He fills stream water in the jar. He adds purification tablets in the water. He uses a probe stick to test water depth and avoids deep holes. The stick supports him while walking on a rocky path. He searches for food in rocks with the stick. He moves along the rocky path. He sits and rests.

Date: 1968
Duration: 4 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Jim Holt demonstrates transportation techniques in tropical rain forests in the Philippines

Demonstration of survival techniques in tropical rain forests in the Philippines. Air Force Captain Jim Holt demonstrates transportation techniques through inland water ways: Jim walks through a tropical rain forest. He selects wood which floats in water. He throws a piece of wood in a river. The wood piece floats. He cuts a tree into two logs and ties those logs. He moves in the river using the logs.

Date: 1968
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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