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  • Collection: The Special Forces History Project

Service Members from the U.S. Army Baker Company, 2/9 Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division and Thai soldiers from 7th Regiment, 7th Division, 3rd Royal Thai Army learning jungle survival from Thai Special Forces. Thai Special Forces instructor, Master…

This film is a biography of Ho Chi Minh, political activities, French defeat, and Vietnam in the mid-1960s. - ARC 650763 / LI 263.2105

A training film by the Central Intelligence Agency on espionage techniques.

This film documents the effects of war on Laos. Footage shows bomb damage caused by B-52s, and civilians as they avoided bombing attacks. Scenes also show village life: a wedding, school activities, factories, a broadcast station, and military…

Major General William "Wild Bill" Donovan will always be known as the father of modern American intelligence. His ingenuity and guidance steered the OSS through the young organization's successes and hiccups and simultaneously proved the value of…

Black propaganda was the specialty of the Morale Operations Branch of the OSS. Designed to look as though it had been produced by disgruntled Germans or Japanese, this misinformation was targeted to weaken Axis morale. For more about the OSS and the…

The OSS station in Bern, Switzerland, was so close to the German border that the site was nicknamed "Hitler's doorstep". Dulles served as Station Chief at this critical post and mounted numerous intelligence operations, including efforts to breach…

Watch CIA-developed robotic catfish and water sampler "Charlie" swim! To learn more about the CIA, visit the CIA Museum at https://www.cia.gov/about-cia/cia-museum/index.html

CORONA, America's first successful photoreconnaissance satellite, revolutionized the collection of intelligence in the 1960s. To learn more about the CIA, visit the CIA Museum at https://www.cia.gov/about-cia/cia-museum/index.html

General Donovan encouraged the Research & Development Branch of the OSS to fabricate weapons in house for officers in the field. Ranging from the incredibly complex to the remarkably simply, OSS knives and guns were intended for easy and effective…

Major General William "Wild Bill" Donovan will always be known as the father of modern American intelligence. His ingenuity and guidance steered the OSS through the young organization's successes and hiccups and simultaneously proved the value of…

Vietnam - Combat and other activities. November and December 1965. 173rd Airborne Brigade, 101 Airborne Division, U.S. Special Forces, U.S. Army Signal Corps, Medical Service, Engineers.

PIN 26957

Vietnam - April 1966. 25th Infantry Division, 1st Infantry Division, 1st Calvary Division, And Special Forces; USAREU – 3rd Armor Division, "Operation Southern Arrow.''

PIN 26972

Vietnam - November 1966. 1st Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry, 5th Special Forces, Naval River Patrol and Mekong Delta operations.

This program demonstrates functions of the Navy's frogmen commandos, the "SEALs." Reflects the excitement of parachute jump training, to the quiet of jungle patrols and a cross-section of life in this unique organization.

Analyzes preparation, arrival, establishment, and "prevalent cover" for secret agents by presenting one movie within another, as introduced by Col. Robertson, chief of Schools and Training at Office of Strategic Services.

Reel 1: Gives examples of…

Captain Sean Kelly of the 3rd Battalion, 12th Special Forces Group (Airborne) delivering a Jumpmaster briefing in Truckee, California, 1994.

Pilots give a pre-jump briefing to members of the 3rd Battalion, 12th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Truckee, California, 1994.

A member of the 3rd Battalion, 12th Special Forces Group (Airborne) exiting a CH-46 helicopter over the Drop Zone during a 1994 Field Training Exercise in Truckee, California.

A member of the 3rd Battalion, 12th Special Forces Group (Airborne) exiting a CH-46 helicopter over the Drop Zone during a 1994 Field Training Exercise in Truckee, California.

A member of the 3rd Battalion, 12th Special Forces Group (Airborne) exiting a CH-46 helicopter over the Drop Zone during a 1994 Field Training Exercise in Truckee, California.

A member of the 3rd Battalion, 12th Special Forces Group (Airborne) exiting a CH-46 helicopter over the Drop Zone during a 1994 Field Training Exercise in Truckee, California.
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