U.S. Navy expedition team, "Operation High Jump" lands on Antarctica.
Antarctica Date:1950 Duration:6 min 6 sec Sound:Yes
Relates to the U.S. Antarctic expedition,Operation High Jump. Shows U.S. Navy fleet in Antarctica. A group of emperor penguins. Antics of the penguins. Sailors anchor the ships with "dead men" (sunk pylons). Aircraft, vehicles and equipment including Weasels, trucks, bulldiozers, are unloaded from the ships up to "Little America." Huskies carry sailors on sledges and sleds. Demolition team plant charges and clears the way ahead. Men build an airstrip on the ice for the landings of U.S. DC-3 (R4D) aircraft. Tracked caterpillars and bulldozer level the surface. The expedition team starts to settle in Antarctica.
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