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German raider scuttled by the British warships in Montevideo, Uruguay.

German raider scuttled in the sea at Montevideo, Uruguay. British warships and German raider underway at sea. Soldiers fire guns from a battleships. Aerial view of the ship underway at the sea. Smoke arises due to firing from the ship. The German raider being set on fire by the warships and is scuttled.

Date: 1939, December 25
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A ship anchored at Graf Shin Montevideo harbor explodes, burns and sinks after getting scuttled.

A ship anchored at Graf Shin Montevideo harbor. Crewmen and navy officers on the ship. Huge artillery barrels on the ship. Captain Langsdorf and his crew interned by Uruguayan authorities. Ship sails in sea. A massive explosion in the ship causes immense smoke to rise. Officers and sailors sit in lifeboats. Ship burns and sinks in sea after getting scuttled.

Date: 1939
Duration: 2 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Italian
 
 
Uruguay Military Academy marks 59th anniversary

Uruguay Military marks 59th anniversary. Sign reads Escuela Militar. Uruguayan President Juan Jose de Amezaga arrives at the ceremony. Other dignitaries present at the anniversary are Director of Military Academy Colonel Toscano, Defense Minister Kampos, Army Inspector General Laguardia. Cadets are honored. Cadets parade at Military Academy in Montevideo, Uruguay

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Creation of Good Neighbor Fleet of ships operated by Moore-McCormack Line with service from the U.s. to South America and Latin America

Exterior view of Pan American Union Building in Washington DC, with a 1930s Packard four door sedan-limousine parked in front. A man entering the building. Jefferson Caffery, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, seated in an office and reviewing paperwork. Narrator describes the creation of the Good Neighbor Fleet (where Moore-McCormack Lines, also called Mooremack, was contracted to run three ocean liners of the U.S. Maritime Commission between the USA and South America, called the Good Neighbor Fleet.) Close up picture of brochure advertising the new fleet, and picturing the three ships (The California, Virginia and Pennsylvania from the former Panama Pacific Line, with new names Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina.) Next scene shows 3 men meeting (this is possibly Moore-McCormack Lines founder Albert V. Moore, on right, seated at a table and in discussion, possibly with U.S. Maritime officials. Man on left is possibly Emmet McCormack.) Passengers aboard liner SS Brazil as it departs port. Crowd on docks wave at the ship leaving New York harbor. View from on board SS Brazil in New York Harbor as a nearby tug boat sprays water. Skyline and skyscrapers of New York City's Manhattan Island seen in background. Map of South America showing route of a Good Neighbor ship. Good Neighbor Fleet ships at a harbor in South America. U.S. State Department diplomats in South America beside one of the ships as fleet service is inaugurated. Exterior view of Pan American Union building and its sign in Washington DC (later called the building of the Organization of American States). President Ortiz of Argentina, President Alfredo Baldomir of Uruguay, and President Vargas of Brazil are shown in discussion with various officials.

Date: 1938
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes of New York City buildings in 1939, and of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair

From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.

Date: 1939
Duration: 4 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American Air Force officers work on controls at SITFA station in Uruguay

SITFA ( System Interamericano de Telecommunicaciones de Furezas Aereas) station in Uruguay as an antenna rotates. Air Force officers work on controls and take down notes.

Date: 1967, May 11
Duration: 2 min 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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