The Signal Corps receive and send messages using radio multi-channels, radio teletypes and manual radios in World War II
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:1 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
The role and contribution of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in combat during World War 2. Submarine cables laid down by the Signal Corps. Soldiers operate field army communication equipment for communication within and between units. Soldiers talk over the radio in a military jeep. American soldiers employ communication equipment seated at a table in a camp. A U.S. Army Signal Officer goes through documents. An officer receives a message in Washington DC. The message is relayed from the State Department to the Signal Center in the Pentagon building. Exterior views of the Pentagon building circa 1943 or 1944. Inside, technicians work using various communication equipment. They receive messages punched on a tape as the tapes emerge from machines. Workers at the 'Traffic Control, Army Command and Administrative System'. A man inserts and removes cables from slots. The plans are then passed on in codes through a maze of antennas all over the world. An animated map depicts the sending of these messages by radio multi-channels, radio teletypes, and manual radios to the front lines. A vast network of Army communication system from Washington DC to the rest of the world.
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