Interior of a hangar number 8 at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland. Air Force mechanics perform general maintenance work on Convair B-36 of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) 6th Bomb Wing, home-based at Walker Air Force Base, Roswell, New Mexico. The mechanics pull an auxiliary heater up on to the wing and start it.
Gear of B-36 peacemaker lowered as plane lets down for landing. Crew unloads equipment from Strategic Air Command (SAC) B-36, into a waiting truck.
An office building, a sign in front of building 'Headquarters 6th Bomb Wing (H)'. Other official building, sign on same 'Base Operations' other sign depicting "47th Air Division".
A truck hauling crew to Convair B-36, crew unload supply from truck and carries it to plane. Convair B-36 in background. Crew prepares for preflight inspection. Brigadier General Cosgrove and a Lieutenant Colonel Lyle Walker in discussion near planes. Men inspect each others parachutes. General Cosgrove inspects crew. Double row of B-36s, plane taxiing and then takes off from Walker Air Force Base. Master Sergeant Richard Cline seated in greenhouse of Convair B-36 in flight.
The B-29, "Dave's Dream," taking off from Roswell Air Base, New Mexico, for the Marshall Islands, to participate in Operations Crossroads. Major Woodrow P. Swancutt, pilot of the B-29 Superfortress bomber, "Dave's Dream," leads his crew as they all don their parachutes and survival gear prior to boarding the aircraft for takeoff. They then enter the aircraft via a crew ladder in the nose wheel well area.
Convair B-36 of the U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC) with engines running at Walker Air Force Base. B-36 landing. Air crew members in a room discussing a mission. (Three field grade officers in the crew.)