A Pentagon messenger performs his duties in Arlington, Virginia unaware of the vital information he carries.
Arlington Virginia USA Date:1944 Duration:2 min 56 sec Sound:Yes
Contribution of messengers during World War II. Wrecked tanks and equipment on a field. U.S. Army soldiers guarding prisoner of war German soldiers as they march. View of German prisoners at an encampment. Duties of an African American messenger at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. Augustus Johnson walks in various corridors of the Pentagon building, carrying messages. He talks to an African American dispatching supervisor. He places an envelope carrying information on a rack. A sign board reads: 'Army Air Forces'. He meets a visiting official and escorts him to his destination. Narrator extols importance of the messenger job during World War 2.
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