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The United States Army predicts the future of television.

This United States Army film demonstrates the method of firing each of the weapons on the General Sheridan tank, including the 50 cal and 7.62mm machine guns, 152mm gun/launcher, and grenade launchers.

The United States War Office explains the role of Military Intelligence, focusing on the interviewers, interpreters, and photo reviewer specialists that comprise G-2 Military Intelligence.

Korean War-era film points out that military service should be understood as part of citizenship and that training in the everyday duties of citizenship is a part of the preparation for military service.

Designed primarily as a coaxial machine gun by the Rock Island Arsenal and produced by General Electric, the M73 was developed as a replacement for the M1919A4E1, M1919A5, and M37 machine guns that continued to serve in the immediate post-WWII…

Black-and-white video tells the history of the U.S. 2nd Armored Division "Hell on Wheels" in combat action during World War II. From the United States Army film MISC. 7864 produced in 1951.

Tanks, halftracks, infantry, artillery, and engineers.…

Official Training Film TF 7-1266 Dated 1943. "Infantry Weapons and Their Effects."

United States Army training film that examines audio returns picked up by the AN/TPS-25 ground surveillance radar. Examples given include: walking personnel, light and heavy wheeled vehicle, vehicle dispersion maneuver, tracked vehicle, and tanks.

Typical firing mechanisms constructed with models and basic principles of the two firing methods are demonstrated.

Processes of chambering, locking, firing, and cocking explained in detail - functional model built up to illustrate each step.

Skydiving / parachuting safety topics covered include: packing and wearing parachute equipment proper parachute techniques landing on land and water jumping with a static line executing free fall jumps.

A pathfinder is a paratrooper, Soldier or covert operative who is inserted or dropped into place in order to set up and operate drop zones, pickup zones, and helicopter landing sites for airborne operations, air resupply operations, or other air…

US Army Training Film on the XM16E1 rifle, the first mass-fielded version of the M16 rifle. This is the version with chrome-plated bolt carrier, no trap door in the buttstock, non-chrome-lined chamber, and three-prong flash supressor. Somewhat…

Vietnam, June 1966: 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division in "Operation Hawthorne'' and Army construction activities; 320th Artillery, 82d Airborne Division leaves Santa Domingo.

Vietnam: combat and other activity, December 1965, January and February 1966 - 1st Infantry Division and 25th Infantry Division, and missions of Army craft in buildup ff Cam Ranh Bay.

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Vietnam - combat and other activity, January and February 1966 - 1st Infantry Division, 101st Airborne Brigade, 1st Air Cavalry Division, and establishment of new Special Forces "A'' camp at xóm Cát.

Department Of Defense

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Combat and other activities in Vietnam (January/February 1966), 1st Infantry Division, Army Aviation Company, Army Engineer, 25th Infantry Division and ROK Forces - Honolulu Conference.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

An excerpt from an interview with Colonel Ruben Garcia about his service as Executive Officer of Team 3, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

Interview with Lieutenant Colonel William Gore (1921-1996) about his involvement with Ranger units during the Korean War.

An excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about the Persian Gulf War and its impact on Civil Affairs units in the United States Army Reserve.

Unidentified member of United States Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command meeting with Afghan Mujahideen in the early 1990's.

Counter-Intelligence Special Operations: Raids and Searches - National Archives and Records Administration 1969 - ARC Identifier 649186 / Local Identifier 263.1906 - National Security Council. Central Intelligence Agency. (09/18/1947 - 12/04/1981).…

Portrays the mission of the armed forces in South Vietnam. They search for the enemy on the battlefield and the effort to win the minds and favor of the people.

Visits Fort Benning, GA, where selected officers and men are trained to develop their leadership skills to the ultimate degree, earning the coveted Ranger shoulder tab.

Story of 101st Airborne Division told on "THE BIG PICTURE" -- Viewers will see a comprehensive historical review of the 101st Airborne Division from early organization and training in World War II, through combat in Europe, to Reorganization Day…

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.

This is the story of the American Ranger--a long and colorful one of courage, daring and outstanding leadership. Filmed in the swamps of Florida and in the mountains of North Georgia, this episode in THE BIG PICTURE series shows how the Infantry,…

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39159, LI 208-UN-1042 - Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, German citizens return to their devastated homes as U.S. army civil affairs units…

Soldiers with an unusual occupation shown on "THE BIG Picture" -- THE BIG PICTURE has come up with a neat little documentary in "Army Divers' School," filmed on location at Fort Eustis, Virginia. Director of Photography is SP-3 Gerald Finnerman of…

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

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

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Objectives and scope of special forces training in Thailand - role of U.S. Army in developing effective Thai Special Forces.

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Landing Zone Operations

Illustrates landing zone techniques for medium aircraft night and day operations on land; light aircraft night operations on water; and rotary wing aircraft night operations on land.

(Color, 29 Min)

OPERATION SAN ANGELO (1ST BRIGADE, 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION) SONG BE, SOUTH VIETNAM - National Archives and Records Administration 1968 - ARC Identifier 31685 / Local Identifier 111-LC-52325 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of…

The Big Picture: Operation Montagnard
Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). This film examines how the Montagnards (a primitive tribe…

National Archives - Blazing Continent - National Security Council. Central Intelligence Agency. (09/18/1947 - 12/04/1981). - This Russian film, with an English soundtrack, tours South America and presents a propaganda - tinged perspective of the…

Big Picture camera crews in the rugged countryside of West Virginia cover an actual situation pitting the Special Forces of the U.S. Army, against the "Aggressor." Although it's a training problem, the script is written as it is enacted and the…
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