OSS personnel being trained for underwater demolitions as they learn to shoot and operate radio in Nassau, Bahama Island.
Nassau Bahamas Date:1945 Duration:4 min 19 sec Sound:Yes
A training of U.S. OSS ( Office of the Strategic Services) personnel for underwater demolition at Salt Key in Nassau, Bahama Island during Wold War II. OSS personnel lined up on the beach as they stand at attention. The personnel get down on the beach. They don swimming gear and put on oxygen masks. Oxygen valves being opened and flow being controlled. The personnel on a boat and they get into the water. The personnel on the beach as they learn to handle different types of demolitions. Men carry a pole and move into the sea. The personnel seated on the beach take lessons. They shoot pistols at targets. They get trained in operating a radio to call mother ship in case of an emergency. The personnel carrying receiver sets as they learn to operate them. A personnel works on a radio set.
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