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MISC. HAWAII NEWS FOOTAGE
Men climb on cargo net and on wall during the Ranger combat training at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States. Men climb on cargo net. Soldiers climb a wall in conditioning drills for World War 2 combat. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
CARDINAL SPELLMAN IN KOREA
Fort Shafter, Hawaii and Korea. Cut story with American commentary. <br/> <br/>Hawaii: SV. Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York and Vicar General of the United States Armed Forces, walking with officers at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. SV.CU. Spellman shaking hands with heroes of Korean war. SV. Troops, pan to Spellman and officers. Cardinal Spellman and General O'Daniel, Pacific Army Commander. LV Troops passing in review. <br/> <br/>Korea: SV Spellman walking towards jeep in Korea. SV.Pan, Spellman riding away. GV Troops surrounding a huge marquee being used as a church. SCU. Spellman talking to Congregation. GV Congregation. SV. Spellman at the altar. SCU Men kneeling in crowd. SCU. Men kissing Spellman's hand. <br/> <br/>F.G.
MILITARY
HAWAII COASTAL AND INLAND AREAS, COMMAND POST OF ALL OPERATIONS IN THE PACIFIC AREA. MONTAGE GENERALS REVIEW MILITARY AT FORT SHAFTER, BASE OF OPERATIONS FOR THE ARMY.
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HAWAII HOME MOVIES
Men practice preliminary exercises and learn American judo at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States, during World War 2. View of the soldier training area. Combat gear being kept on benches. Men practice preliminary exercises. An instructor teaches tactics of American judo. Men practice American judo. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men carry logs and climb a hill in a group during U.S. Army Ranger combat training at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States, during World War 2. Soldiers carry logs in a group. Men raise and lower logs while practicing. Men climb up and down a hill carrying logs to condition them to carry heavy supplies and equipment in combat. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
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MISC. HAWAII NEWS FOOTAGE
Men run in a race and practice tug of war along with the field hospital at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States during World War 2. Men run in a race and pick up sacks of sand from ground. Men in tug of war. Other soldiers sit and watch. A cross on flag atop a field hospital. Exteriors of a field hospital. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men practice to crawl and climb on hill passing through barriers at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States, during World War 2. Soldiers practice to crawl and pass through barriers. Men climb on a hill. Men slide down from hill. Men crawl on ground. Men fire flares out of flare guns. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men run through obstacle course wearing gas masks during Ranger combat training at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States during World War 2. Soldiers cross wooden obstacles wearing oxygen mask. Men cross a cargo net. Men crawl on slope and slide down. Men cross a bridge and a pit. Men cross rough surface. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men learn booby traps and use of Molotov cocktail during Ranger combat training at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
World War 2 training at the U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States. Soldiers lying on ground listen to the instructor as he explains booby traps. A instructor speaks on microphone and points to the trap set up. A man throws a Molotov bomb. An ignited Molotov cocktail on ground. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
A instructor explains the use of Water cooled Machine Gun and men practice with various guns at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States during World War 2. Men seated on ground. An instructor explains the use of Water cooled Machine Gun. Soldiers learn to fire various weapons. An instructor explains a gun. Men perform drills with various rifles and machine guns, including Thompson submachine guns. A man loads a gun. Men practice firing guns at target. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men walk in columns, practice artificial resuscitation and lift other firemen at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
World War 2 U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States. Men walk in columns. Soldiers arrive at Waianae. Firemen practice artificial resuscitation on a beach. Men lift other firemen. Rangers run in a race. Buildings in the background. Men stand in a group after finishing the race. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men apply mud on faces and crawl on ground while practicing with mud camouflage at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States during World War 2. A soldier applies wet mud on face. A man applies mud on face of another man. Men wait in trench. Smoke around rings on ground. Men crawl on ground. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men do bayonet and rifle exercises during Ranger combat training at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States during World War 2. Men back to back holding bayonet push each other. Men wrestle on mud. Soldiers lying on ground pull down other men while practicing. A instructor speaks on microphone while giving instructions. Men drill with bayonets on ground. Men drill with bayonets in trench. Men run through smoke screen and practice on rough surface. Instructor teaches various tactics to students. Men watch and practice same tactics. Instructor puts bayonet on neck of a student and explains tactics. Men jump out of trench. Men run and hit the target with a bayonet during a drill. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men learn to advance through rough area and jungle during at Ranger combat training Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States, in World War 2. An instructor points to a map explaining the jungle area. Soldiers walk on cargo net and move towards jungle. Men cross a bridge and a pit. Men climb over a wooden barrier and jump from it. Men cross uneven surface. Men practice rope climbing. Men climb on cargo net. Men cross a water stream. Men slide down from a hill. Men walk after completion of task. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Soldiers learn various tactics with rope during Ranger combat training at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school during World War 2 at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States. Men do commando rope exercises. Men run and then crawl in a three-legged race. An instructor puts a rope around a man and pulls him. Men practice commando rope tactics. Instructor puts rope around face of a man and pulls it. Soldiers practice the same tactic. Instructor puts wire around neck of a man and pulls it. Combat instructors give various instructions. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Men learn various tactics with knives during the Ranger combat training at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States
The U.S. Army Ranger combat training school, during World War 2, at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, United States. Men crawl on ground with knives and learn to hit enemies in trench. Instructor explains various moves and positions with knife. He explains the moves with another man. Soldiers practice with knives. The instructor targets knife on ground near foot of a man. Men sit on ground. Instructor explains how to snatch knife from an enemy. Men practice the tactic. Instructor shows way to smash enemy with knife on a dummy. Weapons designed by the students being displayed. Visitors seated on hill and some stand. Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
Soldiers training at the United States Army Ranger school, Fort Shafter, Territory of Hawaii, during World War II
Soldiers go through the assault course with gas masks, under fire, at the U.S. Army Ranger Combat Training School in Fort Shafter, Hawaii, during World War 2. Opening scene shows several trainees in gas masks carrying rifles with fixed bayonets, advancing through rough terrain in which tear gas fumes are seen. Closeup of one soldier, wearing steel helmet and mask, but otherwise stripped to the waist, as he bayonets a stuffed dummy target on the course. He uses his bayonet on another dummy that drops down on him as he scrambles out of a tunnel. Views of other soldiers passing through the same portion of the training course. As they leave the tunnel, they encounter more gas that billows across their path. Change of scene shows the soldiers climbing over obstacles placed in their path. Closeups of some trainees scrambling over obstacles. Some soldiers are seen crawling as camera pans to sniper firing from a palm tree. Next, they must traverse another obstacle and engage two more dummies with their bayonets, next to barbed wire fence. As they pass a steep hill, an explosion occurs raising smoke and causing rocks and dirt to fall down towards them. Next, they must make their way along a ravine lined with barbed wire. One fires his rifle. Closeups of several trainees climbing out of a water filled ravine and crossing a stream on makeshift footholds. Soldiers must run on a log to cross a creek, as explosive charges explode around them. They emerge from a tunnel and charge up a steep dirt hill to encounter another dummy to bayonet. Film ends displaying a sign that exhorts soldiers to embrace killing and reminding them survival requires that they KILL or be KILLED. It is signed by Lieutenant General Lesley James McNair, Chief of the Army Ground Forces. It ends: "WE are not going to be killed!" Location: Hawaii USA. Date: 1942.
U.S. Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis visits military facilities in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Alice Davis, daughter of U.S. Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis, together with Mr. John H. Holliday, his civilian aide, step from a launch bringing them from the USS Pennslyvania, to a dock at Honolulu, Hawaii. They are greeted by two Army officers and a Naval officer. An Army band plays on the dock, in the background. They are joined by Secretary Davis. In change of scene, the camera pans across the parade ground of Fort Shafter, where troops of the 64th Coast Artillery Regiment(AA) are seen marching in formation. Secretary Davis stands with Army officers reviewing the troops. Next, Secretary Davis is seen on steps of the U.S. Army tripler General Hospital, following a visit there. He is accompanied to his car. Scene shifts to the quarters of Major General Fox conner, Commander of the U.S. Army Hawaiian Department. The staff car carrying Secretary Davis drives into Honolulu, where offices of Goodyear International, and Royal Hawaiian Sales Company, Ltd. are seen along the street. The car parks, and Davis's military aide, 1st Lieutenant Lester J. Maitland, opens the door for a rear admiral, and Secretary Davis, who step from the car. Davis is dressed formally in top hat. (Slate indicates they are visiting opening ceremonies for the new Army and Navy YMCA in Honolulu.) Location: Honolulu Hawaii USA. Date: 1928.