Operations of the air defense team in United States, during World War II.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:3 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
The operations of the air defense team in United States. A B-26 aircraft flies over a snow-covered area. Views of American domestic sites that need antiaircraft protection. View of Southern Manhattan Island, showing skyscrapers. Views of factories, mills, canals, bridges, steel mills, refineries, industrial sites, and a major Dam. Warships passing through a canal. Soldiers man antiaircraft gun in New York, with skyscraper buildings in background. Barrage balloons fly in the sky. Soldiers stand near barricades and 37mm antiaircraft artillery . Short range radar in the field to detect and locate the position of enemy aircraft. Soldier sits and watches the radar. Men and women in Air Defense Area Operations Center. They coordinate fighters, antiaircraft artillery, barrage balloons, radar, and searchlights. They discuss and detect the positions of the enemy. An area controller talks on the telephone. Men and women locate enemy aircraft on a map. Soldiers stand near antiaircraft artillery.
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