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An overview of the Air Force Reserve in the 1980's. Provides an understanding of the roles and missions of individual reservists and reserve units in support of the total force policy.

Part 1, troops fight at Anzio. Part 2, Under Sec. of State Stettinius returns from London. Part 3, SPARS, WAVES, and WACS model uniforms. Shows Navy nurses on Guadalcanal. Part 4, shows a baby contest in California. Part 5, the Forest Service uses a…

Training and duties of U.S. Army parachute rigger, with focus on basic airborne training, parachute rigger course, and rigger skills related to packing parachutes, rigging supplies, and air drop techniques.

World War II scenes starting out with CU of Army Field Order No. 1, IX Troop Carrier Command, then shifts to a group of high ranking officers looking at Mosaic of Europe. Shows the joint chiefs of Staff at Shape Headquarters sitting around a long…

History of the 82d Airborne Division with sequences devoted to activities during World War I and World War II.

PIN 20368

Film by the Air Force to encourage the sale of war bonds. Paratroopers and men and equipment brought in by gliders go behind the German Iron Line and drop into France the night before the invasion on June 6th. The men of the 82nd and 101 Airborne…

Operation Market Garden (September 17-September 25, 1944) was an Allied military operation in World War II. Its tactical objectives were to secure a series of bridges over the main rivers of the German-occupied Netherlands by large-scale use of…

Department of Defense

PIN 26157

AIR FORCE STORY, THE -- D-DAY, JUNE 1944

1953

GEN. EISENHOWER ADDRESSES TROOPS IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND; THE "BIG SHOW" BEGINS; AIRBORNE TROOPS DROPPED BEHIND ENEMY LINES; SUPPORT AIRCRAFT DROP EVERYTHING FROM…
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