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Jul 17, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 116578    ¤   08-23-1985 09-19-1943 ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, INTELLIGENCE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATIONS IN ASIATIC AXIS Abstract: INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS AND DIAGRAMS. 116569    ¤ 04/01/1943 04/30/1943 08-23-1985   ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, INTELLIGENCE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: JAPANESE SHIPPING: AIR ATTACK DATA DNotes: SOME PAGES DIFFICULT TO READ....
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Intelligence
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Jul 17, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 116566    ¤   08-23-1985 08-14-1944 ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, INTELLIGENCE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: GERMAN PRODUCTION OF HEAVY ANTIAIRCRAFT GUN BARRELS AS A TARGET SYSTEM FOR STRATEGIC BOMBING 116562    ¤   08-23-1985 10-09-1943 ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, INTELLIGENCE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: DATA TO ACCOMPANY MAP SHOWING AIRFIELDS OF SOUTHERN SWEDEN AND AXIS INDUSTRIAL...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Intelligence
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Jul 17, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 512930    ¤   07-29-1998 10-12-1951 SUPREME COMMANDER ALLIED POWERS NONE SECRET Title: G-3 OPERATIONS DNotes: INCLUDES SITUATION MAPS, STATISTICAL DATA WITH INFORMATION RELATIVE TO SORTIES FLOWN, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, AND CASUALTIES SUSTAINED. EXCLUDED FROM GENERAL DECLASSIFICATION SCHEDULE. FAR EAST AIR FORCES (FEAF) AG NUMBER 33602. Abstract: CONTAINS G-3 OPERATIONS REPORT. BRIEFLY...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Strategic Air Forces in Europe
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Jul 17, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 916096    ¤   11-03-1988 02-01-1945 0010 AIR FORCE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: JAPANESE DENIAL POLICY AND EFFECTS OF ALLIED ATTACKS ON RANGOON/MANDALAY RAILWAY Abstract: CONTAINS A DISCUSSION OF THE METHODS THE JAPANESE USED IN WORLD WAR II TO ELIMINATE RAILWAY SERVICES ON LINES SUCH AS THE RANGOON TO MANDALAY LINE WHEN THEY RETREATED BY REMOVING SERVICEABLE ROLLING STOCK, REMOVING RAILS...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, 10th Air Force
Department of Defense
Jul 16, 2022 United States. Department of the Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
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This film details the nature and extent of schistosomiasis in Egypt. Symptoms of the disease in patients are shown. The Egyptian Ministry of Health studies and attempts to control the population of snails that spread the disease, treats the contaminated water supply, and works towards curing infected members of the population and educating the public. The United States Naval Research Unit No. 3 outside Cairo performs experiments to assist in developing treatments. Abstract courtesy of the...
Topics: Schistosomiasis -- prevention & control, Snails -- parasitology, Egypt, United States, Naval...
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Jul 16, 2022 United States. Department of the Army. Army Medical Service.
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An overview of scientific research and testing by U.S. Army scientists is presented in this film. The role of the scientist in keeping men fit and properly equipped to fight is emphasized, with focus on the following: inspection and testing in markets and laboratories of food and milk for troop consumption; animal nutrition studies; preparation of mess hall food, canned rations, and hospital special diets; dietary changes according to the climate in which troops are stationed; treadmill testing...
Topics: Military Medicine, Research, United States Army
Department of Defense
Apr 3, 2022 U.S. Information Agency
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This film depicts the dredging of oysters under sail in the Chesapeake Bay near Cambridge, Maryland, by fishermen who are continuing a tradition from previous generations. Copy of Naval Photographic Center film. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 49734
Topics: Motion pictures, Fishing industry
Department of Defense
Apr 2, 2022 U.S. Information Agency
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Copy of Defense Department film. National Archives Identifier: 102036435
Topics: Motion pictures, Theodore Roosevelt
Department of Defense
Mar 14, 2022 United States. Army Air Forces.
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1) MS to sky of four P-47s as they pull up for landing. 2) MS as three P-47s circle German city. 3) MS as they buzz German home. 4) Another angle of same. 5) CS as P-47 "Peggy Short" parks. 6) CS as pilots drive up to P-17 in confiscated German car. 7) CS as pilot gets in cockpit of P-47. 8) Closer shot as he adjusts helmet. 9) MCS as he turns over prop. 10) MS four P-47s as they pull up. 11) MCS and pan as P-47 lands. 12) Same. 13) MCS as P-47 takes off. 14) MS as four P-47s pull up....
Topics: P-47, Liberation of Paris
Department of Defense
Mar 13, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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Coverage of F-111 flyovers and fly-bys in which the aircraft makes several wing transitions and executes rolls and steep banked turns. (No indication of air-to-air shots.) Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 70730
Topics: F-111 Aardvark, Nellis Air Force Base, Flight maneuevers
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Mar 13, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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Covers peaceful anti-war demonstration outside Gate 4, by groups of students identified as the "Riverside Chapter of Students for a Democratic Society". The demonstrators carried placards and passed out leaflets as public entered gate for Armed Forced Day Open House. Shows froup outside gate and departing after demonstration. 554' Total footage in reel. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 70924
Topics: United States Air Force, Norton Air Force Base, Protests, Demonstrations, Antiwar, Students for a...
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Jan 18, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force, 1361st Photographic Service/Audio Visual Service
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This film chronicles the strategic airlift operation conducted by the United States to deliver weapons and supplies to Israel during the Israel-Arab War of 1973 (the Yom Kippur War). Footage shows the loading of cargo aboard C-141A and C-5A aircraft at Dover Air Force Base; a refueling stop at Lajes Air Base; and the arrival and off-loading of cargo at Lod Airport during the Israeli airlift. Footage also shows Israeli Premier Golda Meir and Ambassador Kenneth B. Keating greeting the Materiel...
Topics: Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 Israel-Arab War, 1973
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Jan 18, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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This film dramatizes the survival of the crew of a downed military aircraft in the desert. The soldiers learned methods of conserving water, providing shelter, and signaling for help. The film features Craig Stevens and is narrated by Van Heflin. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 5686919
Topics: Training film, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
Department of Defense
Jan 18, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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National Archives Identifier: 6042477
Topic: Training film. B-47 Stratofortress
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Jan 18, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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National Archives Identifier: 6042120
Topics: Training film, B-29 Flying Fortress
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Jan 18, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 117574    ¤   08-23-1985 01-01-1943 ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, MATERIEL, MAINTENANCE AND DISTRIBUTION NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: ARMY AIR FORCES CHEMICAL WARFARE POLICY DNotes: DATE ESTIMATED. Abstract: PURPOSE OF STUDY WAS TO EVALUATE AND ENUMERATE CAPABILITIES OF CHEMICAL, BACTERIOLOGICAL, AND INCENDIARY AGENTS AND ALLIED MATERIAL AS WEAPONS FOR AERIAL EMPLOYMENT; TO FORMULATE AIR...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Materiel
Department of Defense
Jan 18, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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National Archives Identifier: 6041722
Topics: Training film, B-29 Flying Fortress
Department of Defense
Jan 18, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 117834    ¤   08-23-1985 08-11-1944 ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, PLANS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: COMMENTS ON INITIAL POST WAR AIR FORCE BY ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, MATERIEL AND SERVICES 117814    ¤ 07/01/1945 07/31/1945 08-23-1985   ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, PLANS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: ORGANIZATION PLAN FOR POST WAR SUPPLY Abstract: DATA PRESENTED IN TABULAR FORMAT....
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Plans
Department of Defense
Jan 16, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 117869    ¤ 01/01/1944 07/01/1944 08-23-1985   ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, PLANS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: CROSSBOW Abstract: CROSSBOW PROJECT WAS PLAN TO BOMB GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS. CONTAINS VARIETY OF MEMORANDA AND MESSAGES RELATING TO CROSSBOW PROJECT. 117880    ¤ 10/01/1943 08/01/1944 08-23-1985   ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, PLANS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: DEMOBILIZATION...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Plans
Department of Defense
Jan 16, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 117917    ¤ 09/01/1941 11/01/1941 10-01-1985   AIR WAR PLANS DIVISION NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: DEFENSE OF ICELAND AND GREENLAND Abstract: DOCUMENT CONTAINS STUDY PREPARED BY JOINT PLANNING COMMITTEE COVERING INSTALLATIONS, FORCES REQUIRED, AND DEFENSE PLANS. 117894    ¤   08-23-1985 01-01-1942 AIR WAR PLANS DIVISION NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: JOINT AMERICAN-BRITISH OCCUPATION OF...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Air War Plans Division
Department of Defense
Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 117950    ¤   10-01-1985 02-23-1943 ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, PLANS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: MOVEMENT OF UNITS OVERSEAS Subject: COMBINED BOMBER OFFENSIVE Abstract: DOCUMENT CONTAINS MEMORANDA COVERING TYPES OF UNITS BEING ASSIGNED TO 8 AIR FORCE, NORTH AFRICAN DIVERSIONS FROM COMBINED BOMBER OFFENSIVE (CBO), SPACE AVAILABLE FOR WATER SHIPMENT OF AIRCRAFT, MOVEMENT OF UNITS TO...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Plans
Department of Defense
Jan 15, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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For the pilot downed in shark infested waters, this film points out the dos and don'ts of staying alive until rescue. Emphasizing the shark's keen sense of smell, hearing and sight, film delineates rules for minimizing chances of being detected. Pointing out self-defense measures, the film discusses use of repellent, the making of strange underwater noises and the creation of unusual images. It also depicts measures for a group. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives...
Topics: Motion pictures, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
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Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 117970    ¤ 01/01/1944 01/01/1945 10-01-1985   ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, PLANS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: AIR TRANSPORT ORGANIZATIONAL PLAN MOBILITY OF AIR STRIKING FORCES TABLE OF ORGANIZATION FOR AIRBORNE ARMY REPORT ON  [...] Abstract: DOCUMENT CONTAINS MEMORANDA COVERING EMPLOYMENT OF AIRBORNE FORCES AND AIR SUPPORT UNITS IN EUROPE. DOCUMENT ALSO INCLUDES MEMORANDUM FROM GEN...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Plans
Department of Defense
Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 118030    ¤   10-01-1985 01-01-1942 AIR WAR PLANS DIVISION NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: DATA ON AIRFIELDS IN MEXICO DNotes: DATE ESTIMATED. 118022    ¤   10-01-1985 01-01-1941 AIR WAR PLANS DIVISION NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: ANNEX NO. 5 TO JOINT PACIFIC COASTAL FRONTIER DEFENSE PLAN RAINBOW NO. 5, 1941 Abstract: JOINT MISSION WAS TO SUPPORT WESTERN DEFENSE COMMAND, PACIFIC SOUTHERN...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Air War Plans Division
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Jan 15, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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Shows radome and parabolic antenna at the Hofn, Iceland radar station; personnel recreation activities, including baseball, hiking and seal watching and some of the local terrain. Reel 1 SLATE: ROLL: B37F-4 6' LS Hofn, Iceland radar station with two radomes and two large fixed parabolic screen antennas, mountains and bay in background -- zoom in to CU of radome. 33' LEADER AND SLATE 37' Scenes of Air Force personnel in civilian dress on rocky hill looking over flat plain--camera pans left to...
Topics: Hofn Air Force Station Iceland. 1951-2006, Motion pictures, Birds, Games, Landscape, Ocean, Radar,...
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Jan 15, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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Summary: Coverage of tests conducted by the Arnold Engineering Development Center during 1958 for the Air Research and Development Command, which include Project Able I Lunar Probe, GAM-72 Quail missile, ICBM nose cone reentry shapes, WS 202A (F-108), Sergeant missile, advanced Bomarc, aerodynamic tests on scale models of the T-38, Snark, F-108, Super Hustler, X-15, Polaris, Dynasoar shapes, Canadian Orenda Iroquois engine, and ballistic nose cone recovery package. SECRET. TO BE SHOWN TO...
Topics: Tullahoma (Tenn.), Edwards Air Force Base, California. 12/8/1949-, Motion pictures, Astronautics,...
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Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 118115    ¤   10-01-1985 08-01-1944 ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, PLANS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: POSSIBILITIES OF AXIS ATTACK AGAINST CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES Abstract: DOCUMENT CONTAINS STUDY OF GERMAN AND JAPANESE CAPABILITIES IN WAKE OF GERMAN USE OF V WEAPONS AGAINST ENGLAND. CAPABILITIES STUDIED INCLUDE LONG RANGE BOMBERS, V WEAPONS, AIRCRAFT CARRIER RAIDS, CHEMICAL WARFARE, AND...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Assistant Chief of Air Staff Plans
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Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 209672    ¤   06-23-1987 12-02-1946 GREAT BRITAIN/AIR MINISTRY NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: INTERSERVICES AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION FILM COMMITTEE 209680    ¤   06-23-1987 10-01-1941 GREAT BRITAIN/ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: JOURNAL OF ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS CLUB 209679    ¤   06-23-1987 09-01-1941 GREAT BRITAIN/ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: JOURNAL...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Great Britain Air Ministry
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Jan 15, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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Using dramatic reenactments, this film illustrates the dos and don'ts of evasion and survival; techniques devised to enable American fighting men to evade capture and return to safety after being shot down from their aircraft. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 6050242
Topics: Air Force, Training film, Evasion, Enemy territory
Department of Defense
Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 215583    ¤   08-11-1987 06-01-1944 UNITED STATES STRATEGIC AIR FORCES IN EUROPE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: EMPLOYMENT OF STRATEGIC AIR FORCES Abstract: DISCUSSES PRINCIPLES AND OBJECTIVES FOR STRATEGIC AIR FORCES IN EUROPE. LISTS TYPES OF TARGETS TO BE BOMBED, AND LOCATIONS OF TARGETS. 215575    ¤ 01/10/1944 07/11/1944 08-11-1987   0008 AIR FORCE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE:...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe
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Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index 251657    ¤   06-21-1988 08-24-1944 ALLIED AIR FORCES SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: GOSSIPMONGER OPERATIONS Abstract: INCLUDES INFORMATION ON GOSSIPMONGER OPERATIONS THAT INVOLVED AIR SUPPORT OF OCCUPATION OF SALEBABOE ISLAND WHICH WAS ONE OF TALAUD ISLANDS OF INDONESIA (NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES). 251649    ¤   06-21-1988 04-01-1944 ALLIED AIR FORCES SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: OPERATION PLANS Abstract:...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Allied Air Forces Southwest Pacific Area
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Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 262381    ¤ 01/01/1944 01/01/1945 09-13-1988   0020 AIR FORCE NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: 20 AIR FORCE EVALUATIONS Abstract: CONTAINS EVALUATION OF 20 AIR FORCE MISSIONS AND RESULTS. INCLUDES INFORMATION ON TARGETS, DAMAGE, JAPANESE ANTIAIRCRAFT DEFENSES, ENCOUNTERS WITH JAPANESE AIRCRAFT, B-29 AIRCRAFT, JAPANESE AIR FORCE STRENGTH, B-29 AIRCRAFT CREWS, B-29  [...] 262374    ¤...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, AFHRA, 20th Air Force
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Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 439522    ¤ 01/01/1920 01/01/1930 01-04-1989   EMPLOYMENT OF AIR FORCE: ATTACK ON RAIL LINES OF C NONE UNCLASSIFIED DNotes: IN PERSONAL COLLECTION OF LAURENCE S. KUTER. DATES ESTIMATED. Abstract: MAJOR TOPIC IS BOMBARDMENT OF RAILWAY STATIONS AND RAILROADS. DISCUSSES METHODS, TYPES OF BOMBS, AND THE GENERAL EFFECTIVENESS OF DISRUPTING RAIL TRAFFIC IN WORLD WAR I. 126017    ¤ 01/01/1918...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Laurence S. Kuter
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Jan 15, 2022 Air Force Historical Research Agency
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Index from Air Force History Index Document Dates Release Date Publish Date Main Admin Classification 439506    ¤ 01/01/1942 01/01/1944 01-04-1989   KUTER, LAURENCE S. NONE UNCLASSIFIED Title_AE: MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS DNotes: IN PERSONAL COLLECTION OF LAURENCE S. KUTER. Abstract: CONTAINS CORRESPONDENCE, MEMORANDA AND MESSAGES. DISCUSSES: ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCES USE OF UNITED STATES EQUIPMENT, BRITISH/AMERICAN STRATEGY FOR WINNING THE WAR, EFFECTIVENESS OF ROYAL AIR FORCE,...
Topics: Air Force Historical Research Agency, Laurence S. Kuter
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Jan 15, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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Summary: Prisoners taken at Bay of Pigs being returned to Homestead AFB aboard Pan American DC-6's. Film shows PWs debarking aircraft, being processed by immigration officials, and issued items by Red Cross personnel, then going into mess hall to eat. (65/3121) Not viewed (Basic: Orig neg) Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 68727
Topics: Cuba, Homestead Air Force Base, Motion pictures, Prisoners of war
Department of Defense
Jan 14, 2022 National Reconnaissance Office
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Declassified video provided to the Black Vault.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, Gambit, KH-7, KH-8
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Jan 14, 2022 National Reconnaissance Office
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Declassified video provided to the Black Vault.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, Hexagon, KH-9
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Jan 14, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force,
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This film documents the activation of chemical biological warfare procedures to change the yield of food crops. Description courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 63039
Topics: Air Force, Training film, Agricultural chemicals, Crops, Anticrop warfare
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Jan 14, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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DISSEMINATES INFORMATION TO AIR FORCE MILITARY PERSONNEL ON THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS INCLUDING PERMISSION AND RESTRICTION ON PROTESTING, RIOTING, DEMONSTRATING, ETC. Description courtesy of the National Archives National Archives Identifier: 64400
Topics: Air Force, Training film, Protests, Demonstrations, Rights
Department of Defense
Jan 14, 2022 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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This instructional film dramatizes the experience of a U.S. Air Force airman third class named Pete who was sent to Vietnam, leaving his girl behind in the States. Although warned about the dangers of frequenting the Vietnamese bars and clubs, Pete fraternized with the local Vietnamese population and suffered the medical consequences for not taking the necessary precautions as instructed. Description and tags courtesy of the National Archives. National Archives Identifier: 64139
Topics: Air Force, Training film, Vietnam, Sexually transmitted diseases, War medical aspects
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Nov 2, 2021 War Department
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This film outlines the control of household insects in military establishments by the use of DDT. Flies, mosquitos, cockroaches, and bedbugs are killed by DDT using various equipment and techniques. Methods are described for identifying the presence of pests. Treatment is shown of barracks, kitchens, mess halls, horse stables, garbage facilities, and screened doors and windows. Abstract courtesy of the National Library of Medicine.
Topics: DDT, Insect Control -- methods, Military Hygiene
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Oct 31, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center
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Shot List: 1) CU Two UDT personnel along the bottom withy the weapon, moving it in place, (scene is blue). G-F 2) CU Rear view, two UDT personnel swomming over the bottom with the weapon dangling betwween them, each man wearing two tanks on their backs. G 3) HA MS Two UDT personnel anchoring the weapon in the bottom; coil out of scene R; weapon has the shape of a 5 gallon can. G 4) HA MCU Two UDT personnel moving over the bottom with the weapon. G5) HA MS Overlooking weapon sitting on the...
Topics: Special Atomic Demolition Munition, Explosions, Marine animals, Photographers, Testing, Scuba...
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Aug 31, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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The National Reconnaissance Office released more than 90 historical records to accompany the formal announcement declassifying the GAMBIT and HEXAGON satellite reconnaissance programs on September 17, 2011. These records consist of documents, photographs, diagrams, seven program histories, and two videos. The NRO will release additional materials through this website as they become available. Abstract courtesy of the National Reconnaissance Office.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, GAMBIT, HEXAGON, KH-7, KH-9
Department of Defense
Aug 31, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of declassified NRO administrative records.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, WS117L
Department of Defense
Aug 30, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of records from the WS-117L, SAMOS, and SENTRY programs.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, WS-117L, Weapon System 117L, SAMOS, Satellite and Missile...
Department of Defense
Aug 30, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Photos and accompanying captions depicting the CORONA, ARGON. and LANYARD programs declassified in 1997.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, CORONA, ARGON, LANYARD
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Aug 29, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of records from the CORONA, ARGON, and LANYARD series of satellites declassified in 1997.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, CORONA, ARGON, LANYARD
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Aug 26, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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QUILL was an experimental Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, based on the Corona satellite and available SAR hardware, which flew one time in 1964. Because of diplomatic and security concerns the brief mission imaged only selected targets with the United States. Those targets could be inspected on the ground to validate the intelligence value of orbital SAR without alerting the Soviets to the capability or touching off diplomatic protest over active illumination of sovereign territory....
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, QUILL, Synthetic aperture radar
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Aug 26, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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The Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) was a 1960s Air Force program with the ostensible mission to place military personnel in orbit to conduct scientific experiments to determine the “military usefulness” of placing man into space and the techniques and procedures for doing so if the need ever arose. The actual, classified, mission of the MOL program was to place a manned surveillance satellite into orbit. At the time, several military and contractor studies estimated that manned...
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, DORIAN, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, MOL
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Aug 26, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of NRO records described as "frequently requested".
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, FOIA, CORONA, DORIAN, GAMBIT, HEXAGON, POPPY, SAMOS
Department of Defense
Aug 24, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of documents proactively released by NRO that, in their words "would be of interest to the public". All abstracts below are courtesy of the National Reconnaissance Office. Air Force Special Projects Production Facility History   While those interested in the study of national reconnaissance devote a majority of attention to satellite vehicles and associated sensors, they also can find compelling history about the ground processing of the raw data obtained by reconnaissance...
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, Air Force Special Projects Production Facility, AGENA, GAMBIT,...
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Aug 24, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Scrape of records posted in the "From the NRO Archives" category from 2015 to 2020.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, FOIA, Freedom of Information Act
Department of Defense
Aug 24, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Scrape of documents released as part of NRO's "FOIA For All" program; covering requests processed between 2016 and 2021.
Topics: NRO. National Reconnaissance Office, FOIA, Freedom of Information Act, DAMON, BYEMAN, spy satellite
Department of Defense
Aug 20, 2021 National Reconnaissance Office
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Three editions of the National Reconnaissance Office Review and Redaction Guide for Automatic Declassification of 25-Year-Old Information released through the Freedom of Information Act.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, Review and Redaction, Declassification
Department of Defense
May 5, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center.
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1. HA MS: (side view) Nike Hercules battery, Chinese markings on the side of the missile (Nationalist Chinese markings); small huts in background,missile crews run down the ramp from the background and man the missile battery; pan left to four missiles and the battery; American and Chinese Officers in the MFG looking on as the men check the missiles and these men are believed to be Nationalist Chinese Soldiers. 2. HA MS: (3/4 front view) four Nike Hercules missiles; American and Chinese...
Topics: China, Motion pictures, Insignia, Armed forces officers. Signs and signboards. Nike rocket
Department of Defense
May 5, 2021 United States. Department of the Army
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Originally digitized by the National Archives
Topics: Training film, psychological warfare, Alaska
Department of Defense
Apr 22, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Naval Personnel. Synopsis: Mission of the battleship in Korea, life aboard, and compartmentational operations. Purpose: Depicts life aboard the battleship. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Ships
Department of Defense
Apr 22, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: The story of the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) submarine; recruitment and training of personnel; scenes of the first underwater launching of the Polaris missile. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topics: Ballistic missile defenses, Guided missiles, Fleet ballistic missile
Department of Defense
Apr 22, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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Synopsis: This program presents the history and growth of American naval seapower from Plymouth Rock to Polaris. It shows the changes of ships, ship design, and weapons from the sail driven ships, to steam power, to nuclear power. The importance of having superior seapower is emphasized. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Naval history
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: Development of guided missiles from 1916. Early attempts at guidance control, and developments during World War II. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Guided missiles
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Army
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This film describes the duties and opportunities for ROTC cadets as Field Artillery Officers.
Topic: Field artillery
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of Defense. Defense Visual Information Center.
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This film covers the procedures used by personnel at Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany, to identify bodies of Marines killed in the Beirut, Lebanon bombing. Description Courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Beirut Barracks Bombing
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Army.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: Describes proper selection of clothes, table manners, ordering in a restaurant, introductions, dating etiquette, and etiquette at a formal reception. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topics: Education, Military education, Military history
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: Historic development of various types of sea mines. The value of sea mine warfare in both offensive and defensive action with a minimum of casualties and destruction. Purpose: A-102-0227 , A-431-0011, A-431-0019, A-431-0023, NS-IV, P-00-4305. Description courtesy of the National Archives
Topic: Mines (Military explosives)
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Army.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Chaparral Crewman, 16P. Synopsis: Preparation required to airlift a Chaparral M54 launching station is illustrated in this film. Demonstrates how to prepare lifting shackles, clear access passages to the main bolts, remove blast shield, secure communication cable, use ropes to steady the platform and help guide it over the jackstands, rotate the turret and lock it into position, attach cargo slings, follow safety procedures using earplugs...
Topics: Air defenses, Guided missiles, Helicopters
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: This segment deals specifically with combatant efforts of the surface Navy in Vietnam in 1972. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Naval battles
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Senior Military Officers and Civilian Research Personnel, Ordnance, Operational Planning, Fire Control Officers. Synopsis: Results of the gunnery improvement program and application of current technology. Purpose: To arouse interest in what is being done to improve our gun systems. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topics: Firearms, Naval gunnery
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of Defense. United States Transportation Command
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Various transportation groups, civilian and military, civic and business leaders, U.S. government officials, foreign dignitaries. Synopsis: To communicate the mission of USTRANSCOM. Command role in defense transportation; description and functions of component commands; summary of Desert Storm efforts; future of command. Purpose: Public information.
Topic: Transportation
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Air Force.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: To be used in Commander's call. Synopsis: This special edition of "Air Force Television News" focuses on different aspects of women in combat - past and present. Recently the combat exclusion was lifted for women. This also covers a historical look at Air Force women; General McPeak introduces the first three women combat fighter pilot candidates; discussion on a female pilot's physical capabilities; also - women and the...
Topics: Air forces, women soldiers
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Navy Reserve Officers' Training Corps Midshipmen, Officer Candidates, OIS, Limited Duty Officers And Direct Commission Officer (DCO) Accessions. Synopsis: This program discusses American involvement in the Vietnam War. It describes naval operations in coastal areas and on the inland waterways. It discusses the decline of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter and its reassignment under President Ronald Reagan. It describes naval operations...
Topics: History, Naval history
Department of Defense
Apr 21, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Navy Service Member And Families. Synopsis: Good things await you when your next tour takes you to Bremerton, Washington. Located in the beautiful environmentally friendly Pacific northwest, Bremerton is a two-hour ride from Seattle or an hour by ferry. Program includes information on: climate (bring your rain gear), population range, and cultural issues. Explains housing, medical/dental services available, schools, and spousal employment...
Topics: Education, Evacuation of civilians, Personnel management
Department of Defense
Apr 20, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Regular And Reserve - Officer And Enlisted - En Route To Duty On Battleships - All ranks And Ratings - Navy And Marines. Synopsis: The USS Missouri was christened in 1944. After four years of heroic struggle in the Pacific, General Douglas MacArthur presided at the surrender of the Empire of Japan aboard her deck. Forty years later the old battleship was reactivated and a thorough modernization brought a classic ship back to life. This...
Topics: Recruiting and enlistment, Ships, Military history
Department of Defense
Apr 20, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy. United States Marine Corps.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: Capabilities, Limitations, And Use Of The Attack Helicopter In The Combat Role. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Helicopters
Department of Defense
Apr 20, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: All Personnel Of The Navy, Anti-Sumbarine Warfare (ASW) Operational Personnel. Synopsis: Describes the influence of the air/ocean environment upon ASW operations and the oceanographic, meteorological and acoustic prediction products available to naval forces to assist in the prosecution of an ASW operation. Purpose: ASW operations and the effect that oceanographic and meteorological conditions have on tracking underwater targets....
Topics: Anti-submarine warfare, Sea control
Department of Defense
Apr 20, 2021 United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Fleet Personnel And Systems Planners. Synopsis: How lasers work, and their unique application to fleet and U.S.Marine Corps weapons and weapons-related systems. Key phases in the research, development, testing and evaluation process in various laser programs; and how laser capabilities as designators, seekers, and in guided missiles and bombs will have a profound impact on fleet response capability. Purpose: Laser technology advancements...
Topics: Lasers, Targeting, Bombs, Air warfare, Marine Corps