Captain and Colonel behind sand bags,airmen with rifles in thicket,and Major General Robert Lee in Europe.
Europe Date:1955 Duration:4 min 59 sec Sound:Yes
A film shows training and alert drills for the Martin TM-61A Matador First Tactical Missile Squadron in Europe. A Matador convoy moving along a road. Warhead on trailer being hooked up to a truck at storage area and moving out. A Captain and a Colonel behind sand bags using a field communication system. A loudspeaker. An airman signaling his arm in circular motion. A zero-length launcher in the background. The Captain and the Colonel talk into field telephone behind sand bag revetment. A hand flipping switch on engine control box. The missile in launch position. A hand flipping switch on the control box. Sand bag revetment of TM-61A on launcher. A small box with hand flipping switches. TM-61A in launch position. The missile installation squadron in Germany. A dish-shaped antenna atop a van. Airmen with rifles in thicket. An officer picking up telephone, launching, hanging up the phone and relaxing. Major General Robert M. Lee, Commander of 12th Air Force in office.
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