American actor and soldier Audie Murphy in Yakima, Washington. He arrives for the shooting of his film 'To Hell and Back'. Scenes of firing and bombardment. Smoke arising in a battlefield. Murphy talking to a man. He joins the jeep jockeys annual cross country jeep-a-thon. Murphy seated in a jeep with a man. Jeeps passing across a field.
Jeepsters compete in the World Jeeping Championship at Yakima in Washington. Jeeps and jeepsters are driven over muddy, wet, rough and rocky terrain. A woman driver covered in mud exits her jeep, smiles and pose for the camera.
Men compete in the world championship of Jeeping at Yakima in Washington. Jeeps and jeepsters are riven over muddy, wet, rough and rocky terrain. A woman driver covered in mud exits her jeep, smiles and pose for the camera.
Convoy of jeeps arrives for a Sunday outing in Yakima, Washington. The ridge runners drive their jeeps in the wide open spaces. They drive their jeeps up hill, down dale, and on muddy land. Jumping jeeps jolt jockeys.
Champion apple picker Rex Grunewald of Yakima plucks 6 tons of apples in Washington, United States. Men and women on ladders pick apples from apple orchards. A close up of a woman picking apples. The apples on a tree. Rex Grunewald picking apples. He puts the plucked apples into a basket. The baskets containing apples picked by Rex.
The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial original statue during its unveiling ceremony at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia on November 10, 1951 (This is after the statue had been moved from its original Constitution Avenue location in Washington DC in 1947, and subsequently renovated under sculptor de Weldon's supervision while it was in Quantico.). A sign on the memorial reads "Uncommon valor was a common virtue, 1945." Next scenes show sculptor Felix de Weldon as he works to build the larger Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, which was dedicated in November 1954. Felix de Weldon measuring a model of the flag raising on Iwo Jima made by him. de Weldon and others on his team work to carve the large war memorial in plaster before it is cast in bronze. Views of the sculpted faces of the six Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima: Faces of John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block and Michael Strank. Brief glimpse of the original flag raising scene on Mount Suribachi in February 1945. Next scene, circa 1954 or 1955, shows the completed Marine Corps War Memorial in bronze, in Arlington Virginia, with Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial landmarks of Washington DC in the background. Close-up views of faces of a young boy, an elderly woman, and a middle aged man who removes his hat. American flag fluttering in the breeze atop the war memorial.