This Cold War era film dates to 1956 and shows the Tactical Air Command Air Strike Force concept in an exercise known as Operation Mobile Baker, undertaken by the 19th Air Force out of Foster AFB, Texas. Shown in the exercise are F-84 Thunderstreak bomber
Silent film which shows Nazi jet technology, etc."This is a glimpse into the story of Hitler's secret weapons., the guided missiles and the revolutionary aircraft which astonished the world even while the death rattle was in the Nazi throat.The complete s
German WW2 Prisoners Come Back ( 1955)
British WW2 Footage
Produced by the March of Time for the Red Cross and distributed by the War Activities Committee, "At His Side" dates to 1944. It shows the Red Cross at the side of the American G.I.s and the world of the organization in contributing to the morale of servi
This short silent educational film shows activities of the Reichsarbeitsdienst (translated to 'Reich Labour Service', abbreviated RAD), a major organisation established by Nazi Germany as an agency to help mitigate the effects of unemployment on German ec
A video trailer showcasing some of the photography within the title, the Historic Photos of World War II: Pearl Harbor to Japan by Bob Duncan.
Reviews the events that led the U.S. into World War II, showing the different stages of public opinion as events in Europe took place. Follows the conflict from Japan's invasion of Manchuria to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the entry of the U.S. into th
World War II - Part 2
Narrated by Lowell Thomas, this WWII propaganda newsreel purports to show previously classified footage of the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack, including shots of the crippled USS Arizona. It also shows the salvage of the battleship West Virginia in
Made in 1955, this U.S. Navy training film discusses the new "angled deck" aircraft carriers. The angled flight deck was invented by Royal Navy Captain (later Rear Admiral) Dennis Cambell, as an outgrowth of design study initially begun in the winter of 1
Combat Bulletin #40 - Attack On Manila Harbor, etc 1945 Combat activities in January, 1945.Title Cards: Pacific: Attack On Manila Harbor ETO: Action On The Western Front Bomb Damage Viewed At Captured Oil Plant Pacific: British Carriers Attack Sumatra Pac
This silent WWII newsreel, created for the home market in Germany, shows German aircraft and submarines attacking an Allied convoy in the North Sea. Attacks such as these on the convoy line to Murmansk were extremely costly for the Allies. The Arctic c
Host narrator, Eric Sevareid A documentary presentation on the events of and the attitudes towards the Spanish Civil War
This promotional film for North American Aviation shows the F-86 Sabrejet in various versions of the aircraft including F-86A, F-86E and F-86H as well as the afterburner equipped F-86D jet interceptor. The film also shows aerial re-fueling by a KB-29 (2:4
"Crude engines powered these new and effective killing machines which were piloted by fearless men... Canvas and wood were strung together with wire and fitted with rapid fire machine guns to make the first fragile, but deadly fighters."
75-years ago the Tuskegee Airmen defeated the odds and become the first African American aviator combat fighters.
United States Naval Photographic Center film #1636. National Archives description "1) AV Wake Japanese CL in evasive action.2) AV Strafing Japanese AKs; near misses on Japanese CL.3) AV Tracers hit Japanese plane, CU Plane passes.4) AV Bombs burst on Japa
U.S. Army newsreel Combat Bulletin #17, 1944. Shows combat activities in August, 1944 including Operation Dragoon.Title Cards: Mediterranean: Invasion Of Southern France C.B.I.: Operations In Burma Pacific: Japs Attack Task Force Description at the Nation
Un bon clip sur les meilleurs pilotes de l'histoire...
No National Archives description. National Archives shot list card: Bikini, Atoll No Captions 1946 AV, B-29. (The weather alternately clearing and clouding. Possibly taken during the explosion. AVs, B-29 in flight over clouds. Later on, flying in cloudle
National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38973, LI 208-UN-66 - BOMBERS RAID WAR PLANTS IN NAZI EUROPE [ETC.] - DVD Copied by Thomas Gideon. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, allied planes bo
FRONTLINE VIETNAM Bombers Of The 15th Air Force High Definition
National Archives description "1) GV Japanese pilots; Japanese dive bombers lined up on field, they warm up, some take off-4Vs.2) AV Japanese dive bombers in flight loaded with bombs.3) AV Several flights of Japanese dive bombers.ALL VALS"
National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38924, LI 208-UN-19 - U.S. BOMBERS RAID NAZI-HELD FRANCE [ETC.] - DVD Copied by Thomas Gideon. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, Gen. Ira C. Eaker su
Video Transcript for Archival Research Catalog (ARC) Identifier 38911 "U.S. Bombers Blast Japanese Bases – 1942 Text: U.S. BOMBERS BLAST JAP BASES Narrators: American bombers assemble at a secret airdrome somewhere along the northern tip of Australi
National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38911, LI 208-UN-6 - U.S. BOMBERS BLAST JAP BASES [ETC.] - DVD Copied by Thomas Gideon. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, U.S. bombers take off and l
National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39047, LI 208-UN-140 - ALLIED BOMBERS STRIKE ON TWO FRONTS [ETC.] - DVD Copied by J. Williams. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, Japanese oil fields
This short silent newsreel shows various aircraft flying for the R.A.F. including Armstrong Whitworth bombers, Bristol Blenheim pursuit bombers, and Fairey Battle attack bombers. These aircraft were all developed in the inter-war period. The Bristol Blen
United States Army Air Forces film #TF 1-3337 Bombers Over North Africa. Listed at the National Archives as "Bombers Over North Africa, ca. 1942" but film catalogs show this as being from 1944. National Archives description: "Beginning with General Dwight
The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is a single-engine, supersonic interceptor aircraft originally developed by Lockheed for the United States Air Force. Top speed: 2,137 km/h Length: 17 m First flight: March 4, 1954 Wingspan: 6.36 m Introduced: February 20, 1
Great Planes McDonnell Douglas F 15 Eagle
The Douglas A-1 Skyraider was an American single-seat attack aircraft that saw service between the late 1940s and early 1980s. Top speed: 518 km/h Wingspan: 15 m Weight: 4,749 kg Length: 12 m First flight: March 18, 1945 Introduced: 1950 Engine type: Wrig
The Consolidated PBY Catalina, also known as the Canso, was an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft. It was one of the most widely used seaplanes of World War II. Top speed: 315 km
Great Planes Mcdonnell Douglas F 4 Phantom
The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" is a long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft that was operated by the United States Air Force. Top speed: 3,540 km/h Length: 33 m Range: 5,400 km Introduced: 1966 Engine type: Pratt & Whitney J58 Unit cost: 33,
Great Planes | A7 Corsair | Documentary
The Martin B-57 Canberra is an American-built, twin jet engine tactical bomber and reconnaissance aircraft that entered service with the United States Air Force in 1953. First flight: July 20, 1953 Introduced: 1954 Number of seats: 2 Manufacturer: Glenn L
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II, the Korean War and other conflicts. Top speed: 703 km/h Wingspan: 11 m Length: 9.83 m Engine type: V12 engine Unit cost: 5
Ahead of its time - the XB-70 Valkyrie could travel at three times the speed of sound. Over more than a half century after its first flight, the XB-70 is still one of aviation's most interesting achievements.
North American B-25 Mitchell Medium bomber The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation. It was named in honor of Major General William "Billy" Mitchell, a pioneer of U.S. military avia
Convair B-36 Peacemaker Strategic bomber The Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" was a strategic bomber built by Convair and operated solely by the United States Air Force from 1949 to 1959. The B-36 was the largest mass-produced piston engine aircraft ever made. T
The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft, often referred to by its original nickname, Jumbo Jet, or Queen of the Skies. Wingspan: 60 m Range: 9,800 km Engine type: Jet engine Designer: Joe Sutter Manufacturers: Boeing, Boei
North American F-100 Super Sabre Fighter-bomber The North American F-100 Super Sabre was an American supersonic jet fighter aircraft that served with the United States Air Force from 1954 to 1971 and with the Air National Guard until 1979. Top speed: 1,38
Grumman F-14 Tomcat Fighter aircraft The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft. The Tomcat was developed for the United States Navy's Naval Fighter Experimental program following the collapse of t
I spent many hours on the Military Version called C-118. The C-118 was primarily used for USAF General's Birds and were smooth, quiet and a wonderful way to get from point a to b. Report about the ferry flight and restoration of a Douglas DC-6, that the F
Written & Directed by Nick Ryan Starring Toby Kebbell and Christian Brassington 10 minute short film www.thegermanmovie.com A British fighter pilot pursues the german ace that shot down his friend across sky and country... with murder in mind. But he
Wind-tunnel tests of a 1/5-scale semispan model of the Republic XF-12 horizontal tail surface equipped with an internally balanced elevator were conducted in the 6- by 6-foot test section of the Langley stability tunnel. The tests included measurements of
CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I. Happy Birthday, Dear Zero i II. And Far Away 13 III. From the Book of Job 33 IV. Sheep Dog 45 V. Journey from Java 50 VI. Candy Caravan 83 VII. Warriors for the Working Day 96 VIII. Fantail Gazette 102 IX. Those in Peril 120 X. Du
"The history of the Bomber Barons of the Thirteenth "Jungle" Air Force as compiled by the 5th Group Historical Officer, and released for publication by the 13th Air Force Public Relations Officer."
1. A Short History of Bombers i 2. Heavy Bomber 12 3. The Flying Fortress 22 4. The Liberator 42 5. British Heavies: Lancaster and Halifax 57 6. Stirling, Wellington, and Whitley 75 7. American Medium Bombers 83 8. British Medium Bombers 104 9. The Boston
Naval Photographic Center film #7689. Shows Nazi bomber-launched guided missile tests in 1941. Film's title cards:"Hs 293 mit Antrieb""Technische Daten des Triebwerks: Schub 300 kg Dauer 16 secZiel der Entwicklung: Schub 600 kg Dauer 10 sec"Abwurfverfahre
Silent. United States Naval Photographic Center film #10129. National Archives description MV Twin-engine Japanese bomber in flight (good). MV Interior of cabin: Japanese pilots looking from window using binoculars (good). MC Japanese pilots talking into
Naval Photographic Center film #16487. National Archives description "1) LS German 'copter in flight.2) MS 'Copter landing on deck, SV3) MS 'Copter taking off.4) MS 'Copter lifting object with line.5) MS 'Copter hovering.6) LS 'Copter in flight, with vehi
Brigadier General H. S. Hansell's Report On American B-29 Bomber Strikes Against The Germans And Japanese, June 1944
United States Naval Photographic Center film # 1947. National Archives description: "1) GV Pile driver on pier, drives piling-SV.2) LS MS 6 rollers approach on strip.3) SCU Several rollers abreast, pass, "40th C.B." insignia4) GV Rollers maneuver on field
Partial sound. Naval Photographic Center film #15868. National Archives description "This film shows a Japanese plane as it dropped torpedoes on U.S. aircraft carriers and several Japanese planes as they crashed into the water. This film also shows Lieute
"This manual is the text for your training as a B-25 pilot and airplane commander. The Air Forces' most experienced training and supervisory personnel have collaborated to make it a complete exposition of what your pilot duties are, how each will be perfo
Naval Photographic Center film #1493. National Archives description "1) MS SCU USMC aviator & crew talk plans over, enter TBF etc.-SV. 2) MS TBF starts, warms motor up, taxis, pivots. 3) AVO-Pan Air strip, AVO Strip, TBF tail FG. 4) AVO New bomber str
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