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Siuna Nicaragua 1946 stock footage and images

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DC-3 Aircraft facilitate mining of gold at Siuna, deep in the interior of Nicaragua.

Gold mining operations at Siuna deep in the interior of Nicaragua, are supported by DC-3 aircraft. DC-3 on a field is being loaded with food and supplies from ox cart. The aircraft is fitted with JATO (Jet assisted takeoff) units. Plane taxis and makes jet-assisted take off, at a steep angle. Spectators watch the aircraft. View of pilots in the cockpit. Aerial view of the Siuna mining site. View from ground of DC-3 Aircraft landing on dirt strip at the mine site. Steam shovel filling a dump truck with gold-bearing ore. Views of the ore processing plant and operations. A 50-lb gold brick is boxed for aerial shipment. DC-3 departs the mining site using JATO.

Date: 1946, December 23
Duration: 1 min 25 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Hosts answer questions on Reagan's visit to Cancun,foreign policies to Nicaragua and America's trade policies in Washington DC

Television broadcast of Henry Trewhitt and Harry Ellis answering to the questions from a studio in Washington DC. A viewer asks a question from Belgrade. Cancun, Mexico: View of the coast of the city. President of the United States Ronald Wilson Reagan disembarks from the aircraft. The president with the officials. Harry Ellis speaks about the conference of industrial powers and of the developing nations. A viewer asks question from Oslo about the President's foreign policies to Nicaragua. People in Nicaragua. Henry Trewhitt states that the U.S. will not bear the socialist Sandinista government in Nicaragua. A viewer asks question from Seoul about America's trade policies. Harry Ellis speaks about the export of steel to Korea. Steel poles hooked are loaded on a transporter at dock. An overhead crane moves a furnace containing molten steel. Harry Ellis states that the president Reagan will work on protecting steel and automobile industry.

Date: 1984, November 7
Duration: 2 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Windows damaged after political protest and policemen frisk men in Managua Nicaragua.

Political protest in Managua, Nicaragua. Windows of a building and a car damaged. Windows over Air Conditioners damaged. 'No Mas Somoza' written on wall. Policeman frisks men in line. Photographer click pictures in the background. Building named 'Central De Nicaragua'.

Date: 1967
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Television discussion on WorldNet about the presence of the Soviet/Cuban in Nicaragua.

Television discussion about United States- Latin American relations in United States. Frank Carlucci answers the questions of the people regarding this topic. Maria C Siccardi presents the show. A question is asked from Brasilia regarding the presence of the Soviet/Cuban in Nicaragua. Discussion about the possibility of an agreement in the Caribbean, Cubans in Central America and their relation to the situation in the Caribbean, achieving peace and elections in Nicaragua.

Date: 1987
Duration: 3 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Military and civilian applications of radar and electronics

1946 Film about military and civilian applications of radar and electronics. View of the LaGuardia Airport Administration Building (passenger terminal) in New York, with control tower and various antennas on its roof. A TWA Constellation and DC-3 airplane on the airport ramp, as another aircraft is on the final approach to land. Commercial cargo vessels in New York harbor (Statue of Liberty barely seen in the misty background). A passenger railroad train speeding along the tracks. Radar returns shown on a plan position radar scope, tracking weather returns. Tropical storm hitting a seaside area. Scientists and technicians at work in a laboratory filled with electronic equipment. View of buildings at U.S. Army Signal Corps' Camp Evans, New Jersey. Sign above one entrance reads: "Evans Signal Laboratory." Inside the laboratory, images created by radar signals bounced off the moon are seen on a radar scope, during "Project Diana," on January 10, 1946. View of the Army's GB-4 radio controlled television glide bomb, suspended on a chain inside a building. It rotates around showing various views. Scene shifts to a launching track outdoors at a coastal facility, where a glide bomb takes off raising smoke as it accelerates along the launch path. Next, a GB-4 glide bomb is released from underneath a B-17 bomber in flight. It is seen flying away from the aircraft. Inside the aircraft, a crew member views its progress by means of television images received from a transmitter in the front of the bomb. Glimpse of the television images. View from the ground of the GB-4 bomb gliding to the ground and exploding. Views of a German V-2 rocket at Launch Complex 33, White Sands Proving Ground , New Mexico, where it was being tested by the U.S. Army Ordnance Department in 1946. Inside a control room, an Army technician gives the signal to launch, and the V-2 rocket fires and rises straight into the sky, with its fiery tail visible as it gains altitude. More views of scientists, engineers, and technicians inside a Signal Corps electronics laboratory. Soldiers being trained in radar technology, seated at an electronic array. An army staff sergeant technician working on radar components. A variety of different radar antennas rotating outdoors.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
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
 
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