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SPF-X Prisoners interrogated by a U.S. Army Major asking about Hitler, Nazi party and Japan as ally at a compound in France.

SPX-F Prisoners interrogated in France. A U.S. Army Major with the help of an interpreter interrogates prisoners in compound area. A soldier stands at the back. The German prisoner comes and the Major asks questions about Adolf Hitler, members of Nazi party and views about Japan as an ally.

Date: 1944, November 11
Duration: 3 min 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: French
 
 
Crippled planes attempt landings and crew pay homage to casualties aboard USS Yorktown during the Battle of the Philippines.

U.S. Navy filming aboard 'The Fighting Lady', pseudonym for the USS Yorktown (CV-10) in the Pacific Theater during World War II. U.S. aircraft return after an assault on the Imperial Japanese Naval fleet. Damaged and crippled planes make landing attempts on the flight deck. A dive bomber attempts a landing on one wheel, lands and falls over one side of the carrier into the water. Another plane lands and crashes. A U.S. Navy crew member helps the U.S. Navy pilot out of the burning plane. Crew members carry him away on a stretcher. Another crippled plane lands on the flight deck. Sailors put up the scores on a wall of the carrier including Japanese aircraft, ships and cruisers destroyed by the USS Yorktown crew. A pilot puts up his score on his plane, for the number of Japanese aircraft and Imperial Navy carriers hit. The crew collects on the flight deck for burial at sea. The deceased include Lieutenant Commanders and Lieutenants. Sailors give a gun salute and pay last respects to the U.S. Navy sailors killed in action. 'The Fighting Lady' underway, and her carrier planes in flight.

Date: 1944, June
Duration: 3 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
FFTI women leaders Marquis de Chabannes La Palice and Madame AC Staehling interviewed by several men in France.

Women leaders of the French Forces of the Interior (FFI). French women patriots Marquis de Chabannes La Palice and Madame AC Staehling. Both women being interviewed by several men. The women seated at tables. They smoke cigarettes while giving the interview. The interviewers seated around the two women.

Date: 1944, August 20
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Amphibious landings of the Allied troops in Normandy on D Day during World War II.

The role and contribution of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in combat and war. Allied troops including Signal Corps soldiers advance inland after the Normandy landings on D Day during World War II. Soldeirs rest after establishing the Normandy beachhead. A bridge across the channel. Trucks pass over it. Ships anchored off shore. Soldiers keep a watch. A harbor destroyed due to a winter storm. Landing chips and crafts anchored along the shoreline. A barrage in flight overhead. Supplies and reinforcements on the beachhead. Damage caused due to the storm. Allied soldiers around crafts and equipment on the shore.

Date: 1944
Duration: 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Messages are encoded and decoded at the First Army Signal Service Headquarters in France during World War II.

The First Army Signal Service Headquarters, Executive and Communication Section in France during World War 2. A soldier takes a message from the check post at the entrance. He delivers the dispatch message to the 'Master Message Center'. View of an enigma machine used to code the message. Another soldier decodes the incoming messages and encodes the outgoing messages using an automatic code machine. Soldiers operate teletypes, wirelesses, telephones and radios at the Headquarters. Officers near telephone carrier equipment that provides 7 channels in all and has 2 ground simplex circuits. A messenger plane lands near the Headquarters. The pilot hands over a map to the messenger. The map is cleared through the Message Center, sent by facsimile to Intelligence. Officers then forward the information to the artillery. The designated target area on the map. Soldiers fire artillery and shell the target area.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Rescue operations after the Nazi air raids in London and use of an American radar in the European Theater during World War II.

The role and contribution of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in combat and war. Bomb damage due to German air raids (The Blitz) in Southern Counties of London during World War 2. Firemen and rescue workers try to douse the fire with water hoses. The rescue workers conduct operations amidst bomb damaged buildings and rubble. Severely damaged buildings. Rubble strewn all over the streets. A Food Flying Squad van makes its way on the streets. Food distributed from the van. A man walks amidst the rubble. Relief work in progress. Buckets of food and water lying at camps. People eat and drink. Londoners evacuate numerous areas. Evacuees walk across a bridge. The Big Ben in the background. Allied bombers in flight. Royal Air Force de Havilland Mosquitos track and shoot down enemy aircraft. The dogfights result in mid air explosions. Two soldiers operate a U.S. radar designed to direct antiaircraft fire in combat area. The radar tracks a target moving up to 600 miles an hour. The soldiers track down aerial targets, the gun directors make adjustments and the antiaircraft guns are fired. Enemy airplanes are hit and downed before they can reach the coastline. German V-1 rockets are tracked over England by radar and shot down. An aircraft is hit. It descends to the ground and explodes. France: An enemy plane is downed. The wreckage in a field. Soldiers and civilians near the wrecked aircraft.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English