USS Baltimore shells Makin Island and LCs head in for landing. USS Mississippi fires. Smoke arises. USS Baltimore fires 5 inches guns. Sailors in battle gear, including steel helmets. Artillery mounted on ship is fired. Large column of smoke and fire arise from island. Warships at sea.
Admiral H. A. Wiley, Commander in Chief of US fleet and officers on bridge of USS Saratoga. Group of fighter craft on flight deck, motors warm up, prepares to take off. Fighter aircraft lands on deck of USS Saratoga. Aircrafts take off from flight deck. Aircrafts pass over arrestor cables on flight deck. Shows obsolete type of arresting device.
Signal man sending message from USS Iredell County. LST-839 or USS Iredell County moving towards Da Nang harbor. A LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel) moving closely to LST-839. Ships parked in harbor. Officer on the ship. A ship anchored at the harbor. Men from LST-839 look at the harbor. A twin 40mm gun mounted. Bridge area and personnel on it. Lieutenant(Junior Grade) William Heard,looks at USS Caroline County (LST-525) from the deck. LCVP moving in water. Signal flag hoist flying in air on USS Iredell County. A Marine CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter flies over harbor. Deck area of LST-839. Beach area and a vehicle moving on road.
Main steam system pipes in engine room of United States Navy aircraft carrier Boxer in Korea. Water level gauge and air vent ducts of the carrier. Air duct pipes in the engine room.
Pilot climbs aboard TBM. TBM catapulted. Another pilot boards TBM. Pilot signs clearance sheet. TBM spotted on a catapult. TBM lands on carrier deck. TBM pilot dismounts from airplane. Gun crews lounges near guns.
Anti-submarine warfare exercises in United States. USS Lake Champlain (CVS -39) underway. US Navy aircraft S2F on flight deck. HSS-1 helicopter in flight. USS Hazelwood (DD-531) underway.
USS Lake Champlain with a destroyer ship. Radar antenna in motion aboard the USS Hazelwood. US Navy Destroyers underway. USS Abbott (DD-629) leads the column of Destroyer ships.