Missiles on launch pads at the Nike Hercules Missile site.Combat troops respond to practice alarm in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1955 Duration:1 min 56 sec Sound:Yes
Combat troops of the Military District of Washington respond to practice alarm. Missiles on launch pads at the Nike Hercules Missile sites. During a practice exercise Army soldiers go underground and close a hatch as a siren blows. The missiles in Washington DC are raised to be ready for enemy attack. Combat troops of the "Old Guard" at Fort Myer, get up from their beds and respond to an alarm. They pick up their weapons and equipment. U.S. Army tanks take up positions with the Pentagon building in the background. Views of the U.S. Capitol at night.
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