Students and Professors from an Institute of Zoology in Russia, sorting and observing specimens on the deck of a fishing boat Toporov. Specimens are collected from the sea of Okhotsk. 1947.
A Japanese Navy Minikaze class Destroyer departing from port to patrol in the Sea of Okhotsk. Japanese sailors dressed in rain gear wave from a pier. Closeup of the destroyer passing, with crew on deck, showing details clearly up to amidship. View from ship passing fairly makeship civilian waterfront of wood buildings, docks, and a small boat. Several Japanese flags are seen. The destroyer seen, again, passing the camera rapidly, turning to port, and steaming underway. View, from behind helmsman, on the bridge of the destroyer. Officers looking ahead through the bridge window. Officer issues steering orders to the helmsman who responds by turning the wheel. Sunlight glaring on the water. view of passing coastline and sea birds in flight. Silhouettes of crew member looking through telescopes and officer using binoculars. The destroyer approaches an oiler they tie up and and sailors dressed in overalls, connect a fuel line from one to the other. Officer steps from one ship to the other. View from the destroyer toward forward portside of the oiler. Lines between the ships visible. Officers and crew of the destroyer looking down as the two ships complete refueling and prepare to separate.
Rail cars on the November, 1947 "Friendship Train," at a sea port in the U.S.A. Behind it is seen the funnel of the SS Exiria, of the American Export Lines. The camera moves around to show the Exiria, displaying a large American flag and words,"Friendship Food Ship," on her hull. A steam locomotive on train in France, delivering relief supplies, displays crossed American and French flags on it. Trucks on road in France, displaying French and American flags and pictures of the Freedom Train on their sides, with words:"Ravitaillement, offert spontanment au peuple de France à partir de peuple Americain." (Refueling, spontaneously offered to the people of France from American people.) The SS Exiria docked in an Italian port. A catholic priest and several nuns with a group of schoolboys, standing on the pier, wave American flags. Another group of schoolgirls, enthusiastically wave American flags. A large crowd waves several large Italian flags. President Harry S. Truman, at his desk on the White House, Washington, DC, signs the Economic Recovery Act of 1948 (AKA Marshall Plan). Secretary of State Marshall speaking in support of the legislation before Congress. Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg, of Michigan, speaking in support of the bill.
Recap of Allied Forces preparations for invasion of Normandy (D-Day) during World War II. Allied troops rest and play aboard ships underway at sea. Naval crew being briefed on shipboard. Officers examine map. Troops work with weapons on deck of ship. Allied officers, possibly including General Omar Bradley, confer aboard USS Augusta (CA-31) regarding weather conditions. Paratroopers of Airborne Division board buses. Buses leave camp. Paratroopers lined up at an airfield for inspection. From edited film produced in 1947.
Men in a boat at sea in India. Mountains in the background. A bridge along a side of sea. Flag on the mountain in the background.
A documentary titled: 'Hurricane Circuit' on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. View of the Caribbean Sea. People standing at a harbor. Several boats anchored at the harbor. The people load their produces in the boats. Men and women standing on a pier. A car passing on the pier. A woman carrying a container on her head walking along. The Caribbean Sea and Florida located on an animated map. Florida is known for its forests, phosphate industry, farms, cattle and winter sports. Key West, Tampa and Miami located on the map. Aerial view of houses and buildings along a sea shore. Animation shows the movement of a hurricane. Rubbled houses and buildings. The Capitol building in the foreground. Buildings of the Navy Department. The building of the Hurricane Warning Weather Bureau Forecast Center in Miami. Men and women working inside the building. A woman and a man typing a document on tele typewriter. Animation shows how and from where the weather information is received. Cloud and sea condition, parametric condition, temperature and pressure conditions are analyzed.