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    • USMC 100492: Carrier operations on board Cape Gloucester, 1945

    • USMC pilot Lt. Fuller arrives safely back at the escort carrier, USS Cape Gloucester (CVE-109), after downing his first enemy plane. The crew of CVE-109 celebrates the ship's first combat victory and Lt. Fuller is presented with an Air Medal. Film...
    • 1945-06-07
    • East China Sea
    • USMC 100518: Occupied Japan, Fukuoka

    • Film depicts initial operations by the 5th Marine Division in occupied Japan, in the city of Fukuoka on October 1, 1945. Marines speak with Japanese policemen, board trains and speak with Australian soldiers. Marine Officers stay at the Hakata...
    • 1945-10-01
    • Munakata Jinja (Fukuoka-ken, Japan)
    • USMC 101823: Skystreak

    • Major Marion E. Carl and Commander Turner F. Caldwell prepare for flights in the Douglas Aircraft D-558-I Skystreak (possibly Bu. No. 37970) at Muroc Dry Lake test field (later to be called, Edwards Air Force Base). Also present is Eugene Francis...
    • 1947-10
    • Muroc Dry Lake (Calif.); Edwards Air Force Base
    • USMC 101021: Flag raising ceremony on Saipan

    • General staff and other ranking officers gather to celebrate the end of the Saipan campaign. Among the officers pictured are Lt.Gen Holland Smith, MajGen Thomas E. Watson, and Admiral Harry Hill. Additional film depicts Marines in combat gear...
    • 1944-08-13
    • Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands).
    • USMC 101646: Wreath laying ceremony on Tarawa (WWII)

    • Footage of the Tarawa Atoll circa 1944 centered on a ceremony for Marines who fell in the Battle of Tarawa during WWII. Marines honor fallen soldiers and lay wreaths on graves. Includes extensive footage of the Atoll, its cemeteries, and the...
    • 1944-11
    • Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati)
    • USMC 102524: 26th and 27th Marines on Parade

    • Two separate films with introductory titles. The first shows presentation of colours to the commanding officer of the 26th Marine Regiment by an unidentified MajGen. Major General Keller Rocky watches the ceremony with other officers and civilians....
    • 1946
    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 102523: Base tour at Camp Pendleton

    • Unidentified military VIP is taken on a tour of facilities at Camp Pendleton in 1953 or 1954. Scenes include the air station with C-82 cargo take off and close up shots of Marine pilots of an F9F Panther squadron (tail marking "AV"). Sequence...
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    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 100515: Congo operations

    • Marines in 1962 in the Congo operations preparing packs, crossing terrain and rivers, interacting with Congolese civilians, relaxing and cooking at camp, and receiving medical treatment. Footage also includes a helicopter landing, and footage of...
    • 1962-01
    • Congo.
    • USMC 100486: Fifth Division ashore on Iwo Jima

    • Fifth Division rear area activities on D+10. Cameraman (Cockrell) and assistant make their way from the shore through the rear areas toward the front, marking their progress on a map along the way. They film supply stacks and USMC encampments,...
    • 1945-3-1
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 102606: 1st Marines in Assualt, Wonju

    • Alpha Company, 1/1 in assault north of Wonju, Korea. Filmed in February 1951, the sequences show infantry moving in coordination with armor and covered by close air support.
    • 1951-02-23
    • Republic of Korea.; Wonju.
    • USMC 100522: Khe Sanh Combat Base

    • Resupply at Khe Sanh followed by aftermath of mortar/rocket attack on the position. Damaged buildings shown with the control tower in the background. The 26th Marines man trench positions in anticipation of ground assault. Close air support from...
    • 1968-01-29
    • Khe Sanh (Vietnam)
    • USMC 100483: Fourth Division on Iwo Jima

    • Activities of the Fourth Division ashore on Iwo Jima. C-47 shown landing at airstrip as well as a B-24 bomber. Wounded are brought back from front lines and given aid. Other Marines rest in fox holes and dugouts. Scenes show overrun Japanese...
    • 1945
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 100485: Third Division on Iwo jima

    • Activities of the 3rd Marine Division on Iwo Jima from March 6 through March 15, 1945. Salvage operations where materials are destroyed or kept for reuse; includes shot of crude sign reading "Rabbi Sandusky Dealer in Antiques" (possible...
    • 1945-3
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 102745: Evacuating the wounded, Korea

    • C-47s/R4Ds are loaded with wounded and fly off from Hagaru-Ri. Trucks arrive with more wounded. Buildings shown ablaze with Marine forces along roadside.
    • 1950
    • Korea
    • USMC 100488: Iwo Jima Aerial Views Final Days

    • Aerial shots of Iwo Jima on D+22 and D+23, filmed from an observation plane. Focus is on the Northwest corner of the island with views of other aircraft, roads through hilly and flat terrain, combat vehicles, Marines on foot and of the shore with...
    • 1945-3
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 100480: Aerial view of Iwo Jima, final phase

    • Aerial views of the Fifth Division zone on Iwo Jima circa D+20 from Stinson OY observation plane. Zone of action shows flame-equipped armor reducing strong points. Good detail of cave structures along the coastline. Ends with a sequence of a Marine...
    • 1945-3
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 100512: Iwo Jima

    • Edited footage of aircraft damage, bomb drops and land artillery fire on Iwo Jima in 1945. Film depicts Marines loading and firing 105mm howitzers and aerial views of aircraft, explosions on the ground and, briefly, ships in the surrounding sea....
    • 1945
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 102521: Marines on Parade

    • Two items on reel. The first (dated April May 1950) shows a demonstration of the Marine Corps tactics for assault on a fixed position: a squad moves uphill with flamethrower to knock out positions. This is followed by details of the firing of a...
    • 1946-05-14
    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 102562: "Tarawa D+25"

    • General David M. Shoup (recalled to active duty for the occasion) visits Betio Island (Tarawa) with an American contingent to dedicate a memorial to the Second Division Marines who fought and died on the island. Shoup and other recollect the battle...
    • 1968
    • Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati)
    • USMC 100523: Operations Badger Tooth and Green

    • Various footage of Operations Badger Tooth and Green filmed between December 1967 and January 1968 in Vietnam. Includes block and assault operations by India and Kilo Companies 3/1, involving beach sweeping on foot and in tanks, burning of...
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    • Vietnam.; Khe Sanh (Vietnam)
    • USMC 100497: Pre-WWII Marine operations

    • Narrated film of the Marine Corps' operations before World War II. Footage depicts a regimental inspection and marching band, as well as a mock battle by Marine troops in which Marines come ashore, navigate terrain and operate .75 mm Howitzers....
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100496: "Engineers, Up!"

    • Edited and narrated film depicting a day in the life of Marine Combat Engineers during the Vietnam War. Marines are shown sweeping for mines, checking civilian ID cards, searching for Viet Cong, clearing new roads, purifying water, and repairing a...
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100499: Marines in Vietnam

    • Various scenes of Marines in what appears to be Vietnam. Footage includes brief moments of combat; Marines advancing on foot through marsh and forest; helicopter transports and artillery fire; and amphibious vehicle operations.
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100501: Navy Day parade

    • Navy Day parade in an unspecified location. Includes footage of sailors marching, Navy marching bands, and vehicles that appear to be WWII-era.
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100500: Desert storm, prisoner inspections

    • Footage from Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia on January 30, 1991. Marines move blindfolded prisoners from a jeep to a kneeling position in the desert. Marines pat prisoners down for weapons and inventory their belongings. Film ends with prisoners...
    • 1991-01-30
    • Saudi Arabia
    • USMC 100451: "The Refugees"

    • Edited and narrated film instructing Marines on how to treat refugees they encounter in Vietnam as part of the U.S. Military's Civic Action Program. The film specifically highlights Marines' duty to provide assistance, protection, and...
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100502: "Fighter Pilot"

    • Edited and narrated film depicting the life of Marine fighter pilots in the South Pacific during WWII. The film shows pilots and ground crew lounging and playing games during leisure time; eating; carrying out aircraft maintenance; and finally...
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    • South Pacific Ocean.
    • USMC 100503: Women's Reserve activities

    • Film from 1945 showcasing various activities of the Marine Corps Women's Reserve. Scenes include women Marines driving transport vehicles, watching marching bands aboard Navy vessels, moving into barracks, and conducting interviews.
    • 1945
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100508: General Greene's Advice to New Officers

    • General Greene addresses new officers, offering advice on the facets of leadership and the values of competition and dedication. Greene speaks prepared remarks from a desk with interspersed footage of Vietnam operations including Marines moving...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100506: Marine operations in Vietnam

    • Vietnamese and American officers land via helicopter at B.C.H. Tieu Khu Thua Thien and exchange greetings, while Vietnamese troops wait to board jeeps near a dock. The 9th Marine Amphibious Brigade is pictured, as well as Officers Laan, Dorsey and...
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 102762: 4th Marines Leave Shanghai

    • Fourth Marines parade on the streets of the Bund toward docks to take ship. War correspondents shown as group, including a female photographer. This is followed by film of a street race featuring models (pageant winners and contestants) in...
    • 1941
    • Shanghai (China)
    • USMC 100504: "Such as Regiments Hand Down Forever"

    • Film produced by marketing communications company J. Walter Thompson illustrating the legacy of the Marine Corps from its inception in 1775 to the present day (probably 1970s). The film highlights the diversity of the men in the Corps, the ways in...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100507: "What Price Iwo?"

    • 1945 narrated film depicting the treatment and evacuation of wounded and fallen men at Iwo Jima. Includes extensive combat footage: naval battle, Marines landing on shore and artillery fire. Featuring the Medical Units of the 4th and 5th Marines,...
    • 1945
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 100509: "Saga of the Skyraider"

    • Film produced by American aerospace manufacturing corporation McDonnell Douglas commemorating its Skyraider attack and close air support aircraft. Centered around a ceremony held by the U.S. Navy honoring the retirement of the last Skyraider in its...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100510: "War Within a War"

    • 1965 USMC Special Film Report on the "War with a War" in Vietnam: the Marines' efforts to combat hunger, fear and disease in Vietnamese villages ravaged by the effects of war. Film includes footage of Vietnamese civilians and refugees, and Marines...
    • 1965
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100527: "Hong Kong: Gateway to China"

    • Travelogue shot by filmmaker Andre de la Varre as part of the series "The Screen Traveler" presenting the city of Hong Kong. The film highlights various aspects of the city, its people, and daily life, including its architecture, streets, and...
    • 1938
    • Hong Kong (China)
    • USMC 100526: "Harriers and Tigers"

    • Industrial film produced by Rolls Royce showcasing Marine Attack Squadron 542's use of the Hawker Siddeley AV-8A Harrier, which is outfitted with Rolls Royce Pegasus engines and was considered to have revolutionized Marine air support and air...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100525: "AH-1G Progress Report"

    • Film showcasing the various weaponry capabilities of the AH-1G "HueyCobra" helicopter. Footage includes tests of the weapons TAT-102 Turret, XM-18, and XM-159; different configurations of weapons on the helicopter's wings; jettisoning of the weapon...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100532: Operations at Khe Sanh

    • Marine artillery and CAS prepare hills 861, 881n and 881s in Vietnam for assault. Taken in either April or May 1967 as part of the First Battle of Khe Sanh. Narration provides overview of the 12 days of combat. In addition to elements of 3/3,...
    • 1967
    • Khe Sanh (Vietnam)
    • USMC 100544: Commandant Greene's Vietnam Report 1966

    • Marine Corps Commandant General Wallace M. Greene gives a report of his 1966 visit to South Vietnam, and of the progress and current state of the Vietnam War. Footage depicts aerial views from CH-46 helicopters, Marines' welcome by Vietnamese...
    • 1966
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100547: Search and clear operations in Vietnam

    • Marines conduct search and clear operations in Vietnam, marching on a shore and through rice paddies, jungle terrain and streams. Marines search villages and potential hiding places, and light one shelter on fire. Marines search long boats on a...
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100546: "This is one way"

    • This promotional film for the Marine Corps Reserve Civic Action Fund for Vietnam shows how donated funds are used by the government organization CARE and Marines on the ground in Vietnam to provide aid to South Vietnamese refugees. Footage captures...
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100549: VS-300 Helicopter Tests

    • Tests of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300 helicopter, shot between September and November of 1941. The VS-300 helicopter maneuvers in tight circles, and hovers while another technician (possibly Igor Sikorsky) pulls and pushes on the craft's front...
    • 1941
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100552: Barbara Walters interviews CMC Cushman, 1974.

    • Kinescope recording of the NBC Today Show on November 11, 1974 featuring Barbara Walters introduction to Bill Monroe's interview with the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert E. Cushman Jr. Topics cover include the birth of the Marine...
    • 1974-11-11
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100550: Misc. scenes of Iwo Jima

    • A variety of scenes from Iwo Jima, including troops landing on shore via LVTs and wounded Marines being evacuated. There are also aerial views of the shore, ships offshore and Mount Suribachi as well as a closing scene of a 155mm howitzer firing.
    • 1945-03-11
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 100581: Enlistment options - Radio communications

    • This promotional film for the Marine Corps Enlistment Options Program, focusing on the Radio Communications Option, displays the job training and experience available to potential new Marines. Radio operators are interviewed and shown learning and...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100557: Enlistment Options - Electronics

    • This promotional film for the Marine Corps Enlistment Options Program, focusing on the Electronics Option, displays the job training and experience available to potential new Marines. Electronics technicians are interviewed, including two WMs, and...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100558: Enlistment Options - Aviation tech support

    • This promotional film for the Marine Corps Enlistment Options Program, focusing on the Aviation Technical Support Option, displays the job training and experience available to potential new Marines. Technicians are interviewed, including two WMs,...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100564: "Viper" Anti-tank missile

    • The "Viper" anti-tank missile, a lightweight, nine-pound, inexpensive new form of artillery in the 1980s, is shown in this industrial promotional film going through multiple tests: accuracy against targets at the Red Stone Arsenal, temperature...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100563: "Sing out - Speak out," 1965

    • A 1965 civilian production, this film depicts an American youth movement, speaking out and singing out for freedom and moral choice in the US and the world. Characterized as a more optimistic and ""clean cut"" demonstration, footage includes chorus...
    • 1965
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100565: 1962 Rededication of Camp Pendleton

    • This film depicts the fanfare surrounding the Rededication of Camp Pendleton in California on its 20th anniversary on September 25, 1962. Marines and civilians look on as Marines repel down a line from a UH-34 helicopter, the Marine Band gives a...
    • 1962-09-25
    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 100567: U. S. Army Divisions in Korea

    • An artillery unit from the Army's 2nd Division deploys continuous fire in a mountainous region in Korea. Soldiers at an encampment read letters and attend mass with a priest, then receiving a briefing. Soldiers from the Army's 3rd Division man...
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    • Korea.
    • USMC 100568: General H. M. Smith retires

    • Retirement ceremony at Camp Pendleton in California for USMC Lieutenant General Holland McTyeire Smith on May 15, 1946, where he is promoted to general upon retirement. The Armed Forces Officer flag flies as Women Marines and Marines march in...
    • 1946-05-15
    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 100573: "The Navy and the Fourth Liberty Loan"

    • This film promotes the purchase of "Liberty Loan" bonds during World War I, and depicts a rally held to promote the fourth of these loans on "Navy Liberty Loan Day," October 16, 1918 at the State Navy and War Building in Washington D. C. Lt. John...
    • 1913-10-16
    • Washington (D.C.)
    • USMC 100569: Colt born at the Camp Pendleton Stables

    • This film depicts the announcement of the birth of a colt at the Camp Pendleton Riding Stables on April 19, 1957. The colt, "Fearless," is seen taking its first steps with its mother, "Sgt. Reckless" of the Marine 1st Division. Fearless also feeds,...
    • 1957-04-19
    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 100601: "Hovering Angel"

    • Public relations film produced by Boeing Vertol during the Vietnam War spotlighting use of their CH-47 Chinook and CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters in rescue and aid operations both at home and in Vietnam. The first sequence features use of the Chinook...
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    • Vietnam.; Rising Sun (Md.)
    • USMC 100570: Marine Corps Civic Action Fund in Vietnam Update

    • This 1967 promotional film for contributions to the Marine Corps Civic Action Fund for Vietnam offers an update on how the organization CARE has been utilizing donations. A LtGen Lewis Walt narrates as footage shows newly built schools and homes,...
    • 1967
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100571: AC-47 aircraft fires Gatling Gun

    • Shaky aerial footage depicts a small island and waters filled with ships, in an unknown location in Vietnam. A plume of pink smoke in a wooded area is also seen from above. Air crews consult a map, speak via radio and load a Minigun in an SUU-11/A...
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100574: Aftermath of attack at Cam Lo

    • Immediate aftermath of battle between Marines and Viet Cong at Cam Lo, Vietnam. American and Vietnamese forces patrol on foot and in tanks, and suppress fires.
    • 1968-9-24
    • Cam Lo (Vietnam)
    • USMC 100575: President Johnson visits the Marines at El Toro

    • President Lyndon B. Johnson visits the 5th Division, 27th Marines at the El Toro Air station in California. President Johnson moves through ranks of Marines standing at attention, shaking hands. He speaks briefly from a podium as the Marines in...
    • 1968-02-17
    • Marine Corps Air Station El Toro (Calif.)
    • USMC 100576: Viet Cong land mines

    • Film offers close-up footage of Viet Cong land mines, partially uncovered in the earth. A diverse array of land mines are shown on a table before being filmed individually up close.
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100586: "Mobile Data Communications Terminal, Part B"

    • Part B of "Mobile Data Communications Terminal," a U.S. Marine Corps industrial film explaining the AN/TYC-5A(V) communications terminal. This part, titled "System Procedure & Error Correction," highlights procedures for transmitting communications...
    • 1979
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100582: SB2A Buccaneer aircraft identification training

    • This training film for US Navy sailors, produced by Walt Disney Productions in 1942 for the Technical Supervision Fleet Aircraft Tactical Unit, shows how to identify the SB2A Buccaneer dive-bombing plane. Highlighting the distinctive wings, tail,...
    • 1942
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100579: Patriotic films honoring Marine veterans

    • Three patriotic films compiled into a single reel. Films honor fallen Marine veterans since the Marine Corps' founding. "My Country 'Tis of Thee" and "America the Beautiful" play over various shots of the Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial, the Statue...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100580: F-4 Phantom II test missile drops

    • Two non-detonating missiles are test-dropped from F-4 Phantom II aircraft. The missiles are slowed first by a small parachute then a much larger parachute, deployed as they near the on-ground target.
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100584: Arctic training

    • Marines train in arctic conditions in cold weather uniforms: practicing skiing, sighting rifles between ski poles, dropping to prone rifle positions on skis, pulling supplies on sleds behind skis, hand gun target shooting and building igloo-like...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100896: Tarawa Aftermath

    • Duplicate kodachrome (circa 1943) of sequences shot by 2D photographers on Betio Island, Tarawa Atol shortly after the cessation of combat. Scenes show Marines saluting the American flag, Korean laborers and a posed sequence of Marine Corps...
    • 1943-11
    • Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati)
    • USMC 100591: Vietnam Ammunition Dump

    • Shaky footage captures continuous small explosions, fire and smoke in a region of jungle terrain beneath palm trees at the "East Ammo Dump," potentially in Vietnam. A large explosion detonates, creating a mushroom cloud. Marines look on...
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100592: PBY Catalina aircraft identification training

    • This U.S. Navy training film, produced by Walt Disney Productions in 1942 for the Technical Supervision Fleet Aircraft Tactical Unit, shows how to identify the "PBY" consolidated Catalina long-range bombing plane. Highlighting the distinctive...
    • 1942
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100593: Guard Mounting, Part III

    • This unclassified 1953 Marine Corps training film, part three of the "Guard Mounting" series, illustrates the proper procedures for relieving the old guard. The narration describes the three formalized, ceremonial phases of transferring security...
    • 1953
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100595: "The Naval Workers Digest: Okinawa"

    • Produced for the U.S. Navy by Pathe News, Inc. in 1945, this digest covers the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt's christening and the invasion of Okinawa. The first brief section shows Eleanor Roosevelt boarding the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt for its...
    • 1945
    • Okinawa
    • USMC 100596: Marines on Solomons

    • Marine operations in the Solomons. Color and black and white footage with some duplication. Marine band plays for troops as patrol craft cruise along coast. Scenes show muddy terrain with Marines well seasoned by combat. Col. Evans F. Calson (?) is...
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    • Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea); Solomon Islands.
    • USMC 100599: Marine Band performs "The Halls of Montezuma"

    • The Marine Corps Band marches and performs the Marine Crops theme, "The Halls of Montezuma," in ceremonial uniforms. The Drum Major is potentially Elmer R. Hansen, who led the Marine Corps Band between 1943 and 1949.
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100589: Apollo Command Module construction and B-52 Bombers

    • Various silent footage segments. The first segment shows the front steps of the Art Institute of Chicago. The following segments show the manufacture of an Apollo Command Module and the launch preparation of a Saturn V rocket at North American...
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    • Seal Beach (Calif.)
    • USMC 100590: The South Vietnamese "Junk Navy"

    • Film documenting the development and establishment of South Vietnam's "Junk Navy" in 1961. A new initiative created from the union of the existing South Vietnamese Navy and the U.S. Navy, the "Junk Navy" would be a patrol force using traditional...
    • 1961
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100604: "The Sunken Fleet"

    • Edited and narrated film covering salvage of French merchant fleet ships destroyed by German forces during World War II. The film follows French engineering commissions from the Maritime Service, as well as their allied force support, as they...
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    • France.
    • USMC 100605: Japanese Navy MXY-7 "Ohka" Suicide Attacker

    • Footage shot during the Battle of Okinawa. The first shots show graphic images of dead soldiers. The final shots show a MXY-7 "Ohka" Suicide Attacker aircraft at the Yontan Airfield.
    • 1945-4-16
    • Okinawa; Yontan Airfield (Okinawa).
    • USMC 100607: "Machine Shop Work: Operations on the Lathe, No. 3"

    • Film number 3 of "Machine Shop Work: Operations on the Lathe," titled "Cutting a Taper with the Compound Rest and with a Taper Attachment," produced by the Jam Handy Organization for the Federal Security Agency and the U.S. Office of Education. The...
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100609: "Identifying the F4F Wildcat by the WEFT System"

    • U.S. Navy training film produced for the Bureau of Aeronautics by Walt Disney Productions. The film provides instructions for identifying the Grumman F4F Wildcat carrier-based fighter aircraft. Instructions are based on the WEFT System: denoting...
    • 1942
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100610: "Identifying the SBD Dauntless by the WEFT System"

    • U.S. Navy training film produced for the Bureau of Aeronautics by Walt Disney Productions. The film provides instructions for identifying the Douglas SBD Dauntless aircraft, which was used as a naval scout plane and dive bomber. Instructions are...
    • 1942
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100612: Passenger train from Da Nang to Hue, Vietnam

    • Silent footage showing a passenger train from Da Nang to Hue, Vietnam, in 1971. Scenes include passengers purchasing tickets, merchants selling food and drink to passengers prior to departure, Vietnamese military personnel on board, and various...
    • 1971-8-31
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100613: 9th Marine Regiment leaves Vietnam

    • Silent footage showing Marines from the 9th Regiment departing Vietnam. Footage includes Vietnamese people holding banners thanking Marines and wishing them farewell, a performance by the Drum & Bugle Corps of the III Marine Amphibious Force,...
    • 1969-8-24
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100614: Marine tank operations in South Vietnam

    • Footage shows what appear to be M48 Patton tanks Alpha Company and Marines in Vietnam. Scenes include transport and patrol in tanks and on foot, as well as Marines digging out a tank stuck in the mud and struggling to move tanks over muddy terrain.
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100611: "Mine Detection Dogs"

    • Silent footage centered around mine detection dogs during the Vietnam War. Footage appears to show Marines training dogs to detect mines in fields and on trails, as well as dogs carrying out effective detection during a trail sweep. Location of...
    • 1970-6-15
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100608: USMC dog PFC Ho Chi Minh promoted to lance corporal

    • This film recounts a ceremony held to promote a USMC patrol dog, named Ho Chi Minh, from Private First Class to Lance Corporal. The dog was an adopted member of Bravo Company, First Military Police Battalion near Da Nang, Vietnam, who served in 51...
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    • Da Nang (Vietnam.)
    • USMC 100529: Vietnamese Canh Sat river patrol

    • Various shots of Canh Sat (South Vietnamese National Police Force) officer boat patrols. Includes officers patrolling a river and inspecting a civilian boat.
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    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100530: Welcome Home Parade for General Geiger

    • A "Welcome Home" parade for Lieutenant General Roy Stanley Geiger. He and others in dress uniforms move through a crowd and climb into convertibles. Footage follows the parade, including horses, marching bands, Marines marching with rifles, boy...
    • 1945
    • Pensacola (Fla.)
    • USMC 100531: Award ceremonies and flag raising, Okinawa

    • Footage of the Marines of the 3rd Division and 3rd Amphibious Corps returning to the site of the end of the Battle of Okinawa and raising the American flag on June 27, 1945. A sign designates the location, Mobuni Town on the southern tip of the...
    • 1945-06-27
    • Okinawa; Mobuni Town (Okinawa)
    • USMC 100385: Assault on Iwo Jima, Compilation (reel 2)

    • A compilation of censored films from Cpl. A.S. Tracy; Sgt. William F. Genaust and Sgt. Louis L. Louft documenting the transport to and assault on Iwo Jima. Genaust and Tracy show scenes from D-Day through 21st of fighting along Red and Yellow...
    • 1944-2
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 100384: Assault on Iwo Jima, Compilation (reel 1)

    • A compilation of censored films from Cpl. A.S. Tracy; Sgt. William F. Genaust and Sgt. Louis L. Louft documenting the transport to and assault on Iwo Jima. Genaust and Tracy show scenes from D-Day through 21st of fighting along Red and Yellow...
    • 1944-2
    • Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
    • USMC 100387: Fleet maneuvers, 1939

    • Extensive home movie footage documenting the activities of VMF-1 en route to and during 1939 fleet maneuvers in the Caribbean. These films are likely to have been shot by CDR. J. C. Barrow. The film offers an extensive look at Marine aviation and...
    • 1939
    • Quantico (Va.); San Juan (P.R.); Puerto Rico.
    • USMC 100386: Amphibious assault tests, Quantico

    • Home movie footage from the Shepard Papers at the History Division of Marines at Quantico testing amphibious assault theory. Combination of black & white and color film. Includes color footage of Marines playing baseball as part of a weekend...
    • 1940-06-24
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • USMC 100541: Marine Celebration

    • Marines gather to celebrate an event, the the Marine Corps' birthday on November 10th. An officer speaks in front of a large cake and helicopter (possible from HMR-161), before a group of Marines carry the cake to the tents of their encampment....
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    • Korea.

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