Walkie-talkies are rush-ordered as defective radio fails and American workers work on assembling of walkie-talkie in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:5 min 17 sec Sound:Yes
Dramatization shows how one defective walkie-talkie can impair battle plans, United States.
Troops battle on a Pacific Island. Soldiers move into action and fire artillery. Task Force team in manned radio control room. Soldier talks on radio device from the island to headquarters. Soldiers move into building for counter attacks. Soldiers try to make contacts with headquarters. They fail to make contact as defective radio fails. Soldiers kneeling on island. Explosions and smoke rise. Shows Under-Sec. of War, Robert Porter Patterson; Chief of Services and supplies, Brehon Burke Somervell and Chief of signal officer, Olmstead in their offices. Walkie-talkies are rush-ordered for the invasion. Radios are being made in factory. American workers work on assembling of walkie-talkie instruments. A careless worker produces a defective set. Walkie-talkies are sold.
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