Film about Atlantic Alliance preparedness for anti-submarine operations
Atlantic Ocean Date:1960 Duration:1 min 38 sec Sound:Yes
Opening scene shows view from cockpit of a jet aircraft approaching to land on deck of the U.S.Navy anti-submarine aircraft carrier, USS Bennington (CVS-20). The aircraft lands and then taxis as directed by crewman toward parking place. (Narrator mentions the Atlantic Alliance, involving 15 Nations.) Slate shows "NATO ANTISUBMARINE." Scenes of Atlantic Ocean waters, some breaking on rocks, some showing whitecaps. Montage of World War II scenes dealing with submarine threat. A submarine periscope visible above the surface. View of a surface vessel, from submarine's periscope. Glimpse from fast-moving boat, of World War II Atlantic convoy underway. Aerial view of convoy of ships in formation underway. Periscope in water and below water view of torpedo being fired. Torpedoes exploding as they strike Allied ships. Underwater view of a submarine. A torpedoed ship sinking with bow pointing skyward.
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