Aerials of Randolph Field in Texas. Air Force or AF cadets marching at Randolph Field. General John J. Pershing(Retd.) and former Vice President C.G. Dawes looking on to scrutinize student cadets. Pilots march in formation with aircraft BT-14s flying low overhead.
U.S. Army Air Cadets arriving at Randolph Field in Texas, after primary training. New cadets in hooded Link trainers are taught by way of blind flying. Cadets learning difficult air maneuvers. Aircraft BT-14s in flight and taxiing. BT-14s in flight.
Cowboys approaching ride horses into a stable. Cattle graze. Oil wells and military airfield from overhead. Distant view of Dallas Texas city skyline. Night view of streets and signs in Amarillo Texas. Daytime view of a tall skyscraper building and wide street in Houston Texas with cars and traffic View of the Hotel Nimitz in Fredericksburg Texas. Downtown Fort Worth Texas city street with shops, offices, and cars. Downtown area in Pampa Texas. Street corner view in Kerrville Texas. Two different views of The Alamo and surroundings in San Antonio, Texas. A water tower and oil rigs in Kilgore Texas. Downtown area of El Paso, Texas from elevated view. Street view in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Downtown view in Wichita Falls, Texas. Downtown San Angelo Texas views. Distant view of the city of Austin Texas from an elevated position, and then in downtown Austin featuring the State House Capitol building. Cattle, sheep, and sorghum farming views. Rice fields and Turkey ranches. Many oil rigs and oil wells. A busy shipyard in Texas making ships for World War II war effort. A sprawling aircraft factory. Oil rigs pumping oil. Farmer on tractor plows wheat field. View of rice harvesting (Massey Harris Self Propelled Harvest Brigade). Men stack magnesium bars. Magnesium factory next to ocean in Texas. Hand cotton picking and view of a mechanical cotton picker. Tractor pulling sorghum harvester. Sulfur mining and Helium plant in Amarillo. Black clouds in sky from burning natural gas in making synthetic rubber for war effort. Cliff of sulfur dynamited and loaded by train crane. Cowboys herd cattle and view of Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange. Angora goat farm and turkey farming. War time workers manufacturing. Alabama and Coushatta Native American Indian village with flag of service stars for men in the war. Indian children with elder and Indian logging camp. Campus of University of Texas and State Capitol in Austin. Well dressed women exit Dallas department store.
AAF cadets being physically examined by Army doctors at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. Cadet stands on a table while doctors examine him. Doctor puts an instrument behind cadet's head and spins the chair around, for vision test.
Players on the Boston Bees baseball team (formerly the Boston Braves) do spring training drills in San Antonio Texas, March 1941. Players warm up by throwing and catching. Manager Casey Stengel, a future Hall of Famer, clowns around with a movie camera for three of his players. Pitcher Hank LaManna throws a couple of pitches toward the camera. Shortstop Eddie Miller turns a double play in practice.
United States air bombers drop bombs on other planes in San Antonio, Texas. Planes fly in sky. Pilots stand nearby the planes in the field. Smoke in the field due to bombardment. A pilot watches the bombardment through binoculars. Heavy smoke arises in the field due to the continuous bombardment. A plane destroyed in the field.