United States airman works with the weather balloon and sextant on control tower of airfield in Germany, at end of WW II
Germany Date:1945, May Duration:2 min 12 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of the United States airmen at an airfield in Germany after World War Two. United States airmen sits and works on desk in the control tower. An American Army Air Forces colonel stands near him. They look through the large windows. Airman prepare to make weather observations and release a weather balloon on the terrace. The Colonel converses with a Captain, as a Sergeant aligns a sextant for observations. Aircraft parked on the airfield in the background. The airman releases the balloon in the air. The Sergeant looks through the sextant and announces readings to airman, who records them on a clipboard. The Colonel looks at the airman's notations.
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