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The U.S. tanks and troops come ashore from LST's on the Normandy beachhead and advance in France.

Landing of U.S. troops in France during World War II. Landing crafts underway at sea and heads to beach. The U.S. troops disembark the LSTs (Landing Ship Tank) on the Normandy beachhead and move towards beach area. The troops advance. Artillery is fired. Two soldiers on a tank. Smoke due to firing. The soldiers on the beach move into action. Smoke rise from explosions. Soldiers advance and fire artillery.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Assembling and flight operations of an OQ-14 for anti aircraft target practice in El Paso,Texas.

USAAF Radioplane OQ-14 (unmanned drone target plane) maneuvers in El Paso, Texas in Fort Bliss area. Airmen assembling the OQ-14 radio-controlled aircraft at the firing range at El Paso, Texas. Views of various parts of the target drone aircraft. Testing of hand control showing the tail maneuvering with the control. Views of the 22 HP Righter / Kiekhaefer O-45-1 engine. Airman checking the parachute installation on the target aircraft. This parachute is the means of landing the aircraft after power has been shut off. Two civilians crank the portable catapult launching ramp into the correct elevation position for launching the OQ-14. Radio control truck and equipment used to control the missile in flight. Interior of truck showing the various instrument panels. An airman giving signal for firing of the target aircraft. The aircraft OQ-14 in flight. The drone plane maneuvers. Ft Bliss Anti-aircraft gun position set up using 75mm cannons and 50 caliber gun mounts on trucks and on tanks. The OQ-14 in flight. The anti-aircraft crew firing up into the air at the drone. The anti-aircraft gun positions firing. Small arms fire at the drone aircraft. The test range showing an OQ-14 descending by means of parachute. (World War II period).

Date: 1944, September
Duration: 4 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Flight operations and maneuver of an OQ-14 for anti aircraft target practice,with AT-6 as control ship in El Paso,Texas.

USAAF radio plane OQ-14 as a target plane, maneuvers in El Paso, Texas (operating out of Fort Bliss). The pilot, sitting in an AT-6 (aircraft) used to control the target airplane from the air. The pilot handing out the hand control used to control the target aircraft in flight. The AT-6 which is used to control the Radioplane OQ-14 drone while in flight. U.S. Army team launches the OQ-14 drone from a catapult. The OQ-14 in flight. The OQ-14 performing aerial maneuvers. AT-6 aircraft take off near launching ramp, with Franklin Mountains in background. (This is more accurately a Harvard IIB control plane which is the first Lend/Lease Noorduyn AT-16-ND built for the British). The AT-6 and U.S. aircraft C-45 controller / camera plane taxi. Aerial views of thehe AT-6 in flight and the OQ-14 drone in flight. OQ-14 maneuvers. The OQ-14 parachute deploys and the OQ-14 descends to ground. View of parachute and aircraft lying on ground in Ft Bliss area.

Date: 1944, September
Duration: 3 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Gunners fire 50 caliber guns on radio controlled aircraft for anti aircraft target practicing in the United States.

Aerial gunnery by 50 caliber guns on target aircraft in the United States. Men place target aircraft on catapult. The launching of the target aircraft. Radio control apparatus used to control target aircraft. A row of tanks. The gunners fire at target aircraft. Target aircraft tracer bullets close to aircraft. Several shots of tanks firing at aircraft and various shots of target aircraft being shot at. The gunners operating 50 caliber gun. (World War II period).

Date: 1944
Duration: 3 min 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Gunners fire 50 caliber guns on radio controlled aircraft and the aircraft recovered by parachute in the United States.

Aerial gunnery by 50 caliber guns on target aircraft for anti aircraft target practicing in the United States. The gunners operating 50 caliber gun. The target aircraft in flight. The gunner fire guns. The recovery of target aircraft by parachute. Men load the target aircraft on a jeep. (World War II period).

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Gunners clean guns and convoy of motorized equipment leave bivouac area in the United States.

Aerial gunnery for anti aircraft target practicing in the United States. The gunners clean guns. Military men get into motorized equipment. The Commander gives the signal. Motorized equipment drive away. The convoy leave bivouac area.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 22 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English