The Army Corps of Engineers gives Ole Man River a concrete bed, in a massive engineering job to check erosion of Vicksburg levees by the Mississippi. The huge mattress of flexible concrete is laid in a round-the-clock operation.
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The Associated Press was granted exclusive access to the only "mat sinking unit" in the world. AP's Robert Ray spent time with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Mississippi River
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Full title reads: "Clear Boys, Clear!". <br/> <br/>London. <br/> <br/>VS of army men of the Pioneer Corps and the Royal Engineers at work with picks, shovels and pneumatic drills clearing rubble and debris from the bomb damaged streets of London. <br/> <br/>CU One of the soldiers spitting on his hands and smiling at camera as he sets to work.
General Lewis Andrew Pick in Missouri following 1951 Floods
WW II footage - miscellaneous stories of 1943
00:00:00>>>United News - 1943 - Heroes of 25 Raids bring bomber to US - England - Memphis Belle embarks for home - troops onto plane - bring on their mascot Scottie dog Stuka - guys giving peace signs and other troops waving goodbye to them. POV from in plane to other plane. Memphis Belle arrives in Washington DC and congratulated by Eisenhower and other. 00:02:25>>>College Grils Make Dolls for Yuletide Gifts - rows of dolls, college girls seen making dolls, now that factories convert to war effort, the dolls are strictly homemade, girls sewing dolls, decorating fireplace at Christmas with dolls 00:03:10>>>US Test New torpedo boats for British Navy - (PT )torpedo boats racing across the water - various angles, cu British flag 00:03:56>>>Truman, Stalin Churchill Meet in Berlin - Truman off plane as he arrives, Sec of War Stimson greeted by Russian Gromyko. Army convoy through Berlin - views of destroyed Berlin - Churchill, Stalin, and Truman together. INT conference room, Stalin and Churchill shake hands. Churchill and Truman together, Truman sits around table, Stalin sits, flag raising ceremony in Berlin, Truman speaks re: raising flag of victory over capitol over our greatest adversary...raising that flag we are raising it in the name of the people of US who look towards a better world...if we can put this tremendous machine of work for peace...we can look towards the greatest future - US flag raised. Eisenhower and other top military at attention. 00:07:15>>>Norway Freed - British officers arrive in Oslo to accept surrender of German officers. Col Darow is British officer. German and British military officers talk. RAF meet members of Norway's underground army. Celebrations in Norway - huge throngs of people. Norwegeian flags raised and waved - celebrations in street - Darrow recognized woman patriot of Norway. 00:08:46>>>In the Wake of War -destroyed buildings in Bremen - harbor where shipping was destroyed - great devastation - welcoming troops in street - prisoners and collaborating rounded up. Destroyed other towns in France = German POW's marching - another French Port destroyed and also town - Dunkirk destruction (strewn with minefields), British ships, General accepting German surrender, Channel islands now free from occupation, British flags flying, masses of artillery surrendered, German commanders surrender and taken prisoner, parade of troops 00:13:14>>>Allies Break Nazi Grip on Holland - British second army marching in fields of Holland - fighting in fields, howitzers fired, mine sweeping tanks lead way, British help rescue civilians trapped in fallen shelters, tanks firing, running across fields and burms, fire throwers, tanks in town to town fighting, people in streets 00:14:33>>Balkan Patriots Aided by Allies - airfield on Greece Islands where guerrilla battalions trained - men and women - young children marching - real troops marching, Tito visits Island, Tito slautes 00:15:30>>>US rushes new bases in Pacific - US engineers building secret bases - fighter planes being carried ashore and being concealed among palm trees, aviation gasoline, oil and supplies arriving, jeeps, food supplies, base for seaplanes being charted and beach cleared for landing strips, big tanks and guns arrive and readied, camouflage for equipment 00:17:13>>>New roles for women in war - US Navy nurses lined up for inspection. Various shots of women - Commander of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps - cu and on phone at work, ws. of women volunteers at recruiting stations filling out forms, Commander in DC being saluted, Women's motorcycle corp as dispatch riders to transfer messages 00:18:47>>>US reveals armed might for Churchill - Churchill and Roosevelt together at WH meeting Allied leaders to map strategy of war - Churchill reviews hug assembly US military who march pass grandstand. Churchill reviews teams of paratroopers - paratroopers out of airplanes by the hundreds jumping out of their planes for Churchill 00:21:00>>>Gunners train to man US bombers - calisthenics to strengthen hands and fingers of gunners. Gunners blindfolded to learn to reassemble and take apart each weapon. Climb aboard fighter plane - guns equipped with cameras instead of bullets to check for accuracy - team of planes in air - simulated battle 00:22:11>>>Tanks by the Thousands roll of the line - shots of huge tank factory - EXT, various tanks being demonstrated - INT of tank assembly line inside huge factory - Auto industry now centered on tank production - various stops along assembly line - vast stock piles of parts - PAN across from high vantage point, tanks completed and loaded onto trains and being shipped out for battlefields, tanks loaded onto ships, ships on open seas, tanks in the field and shooting in battle field 00:25:00>>>Huge freighters rush iron ore to steel mills - PAN across steel mill in action in Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo and Pittsburgh - good montage of smokestacks belching smoke, various steel mills at work, bird flying in air, ships at sea carrying ore to steel mills, wide PAN of open pit iron ore pit (strip mining at its finest!!!) - huge cranes removing iron ore from open pit and loading onto railroad cars, trains transporting ore (good shot on elevated trestle bridge) Below trestle trains unload the ore through chutes onto ships - ships transporting through frozen lakes and through fog, Excellent shots at night of belching smokestacks.
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Army Engineers build spar trestle in record time at Fort Riley, Kansas
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The Associated Press spent the day on the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was granted exclusive access to the only "mat sinking unit" in the world
Canadian News - ASN
Canada's Defence Measures: sequence on men enlisting at Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Recruiting depot, drilling at Royal Canadian Engineers depot. CU of World War One veteran's pin on lapel. MS of cenotaph in Confederation Square. Cut to poster asking for men in the artillery. Similar shot for Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. Shots of men entering Royal Canadian Army Service Corps depot. Shot of poster asking for men in Signals Corps and Medic Corps. HAMLSs of civilians drilling. Cut to MLS of Royal Canadian Mint. Sequence on Seaforth Highlanders drilling in Vancouver. Shots of new recruits in civies drilling, of men joining up, undergoing medicals, being issued uniforms.
Army Engineers Dewatering Project at Niagara Falls
On the American side of Niagara Falls, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work on a months-long dewatering project. A panoramic view shows the scope of the project. Observers stand on a platform to look at lowering water levels and the rocks left from the dried up falls.
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Full title reads: "In Egypt - British and Egyptian Armies March Past." <br/> <br/>Cairo, Egypt, North Africa <br/> <br/>MS Three engined transport plane taxiing past camera. <br/> <br/>VS of General Maxime Weygand inspecting officers and men of the allied armies in Egypt and taking salute of parade of infantry, Camel Corps and tanks when he is accompanied by General Archibald Wavell. Also seen is an unidentified man wearing a top hat in the back of an open car watching the parade.
The U.S. Army Engineer Corp works on preventing the flooding of the Mississippi River, as part of a federal works program during the Depression. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p.
Aldershot, Hampshire. <br/> <br/>Title reads 'A.K.C. Sports Special - by Arrangement with Associated British Pathe - Royal Signals Win Army Rugger Cup'. <br/> <br/>MS. Army personnel in crowd at start of the Army rugby final match at Aldershot. SCU. Group of RCS (Royal Corps of Signals) personnel holding large RCS badge. MS. RCS and RE teams running onto field. CU. RE (Royal Engineers) personnel watching. Various shots of the match in progress. MS. RE men watching game. MS. Game in progress. MS. RE military band playing on pitch during half time. MS. Teams eating slices of lemon during half time. Pan RE band. Various shots of the match in the second half. MS. Section of crowd cheering. MS. Captain of RCS team receiving Cup - they are the winners. MS. Captain of RE team receiving Cup. MS. RE team sitting in group. MS. Group of RCS men with cup. <br/> <br/>(Mute.Orig.Neg.) (Used in A.K.C.109) <br/> <br/>Date found in the old record - 21/03/1949.
Actualités canadiennes no 8
Women in the Air Force and in the Army: interior shot of aircraft hangar, women mechanics working on engines of Harvard trainer, one woman petting her cat on the wing while working on engine. Exterior shot of Harvard trainer being wheeled over the snow-packed tarmac. CU of woman working on engine in the cold, sliding into the cockpit. Cut to section of the Canadian Women Army Corps being inspected on a parade ground west of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, marching towards and past the camera, centre block in background. Sequence on Canadian Women Army Corps drivers being inspected, breaking off and manning their vehicles. Shot of vehicles filing out of parking lot past the camera.
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