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    • USMC 102471: "Sand and Steel"

    • USMC special report on the construction of Chu Lai air base in Vietnam. Complete release print. A-4 Skyhawks of VMA-311 shown in detail..
    • 1965
    • Vietnam.; Chu Lai (Vietnam).
    • 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 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 100121: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences made on August 17th and 24th, 1961. Scenes include shots of the 3rd Battalion (which appear to be a continuation of footage on USMC 10119 [#3528]). Also shots of Marines receiving immunizations and physical...
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100101: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training films. Scenes filmed sometime in 1961 (no specific month or day on slates). Scenes show a beauty shop and the 1st Battalion, 128th Regiment on parade.
    • 1961
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100158: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed on October 25, 1961. Marines practicing parade in parking lot and then on parade.
    • 1961-10-25
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100020: Testing sidewinder missiles

    • Test of sidewinder missiles (R-10, X-23, X-27, X30A) Taken at the Navy Ordinance Test Station, Inyokern, China Lake, CA. Films made between Sept. 1953 and Feb. 1954
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    • Unknown
    • USMC 100089: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Films made on September 4 and 12, 1961. Rifle range instruction (prone and seated); long jump and rope climb; and 332nd drill with rifles.
    • 1961-9
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100091: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences made on September 4th and 5th of 1961. Includes regiments marching with rifles, clothing issue and religious services.
    • 1961-9
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100163: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed on October 20 and 21, 1961. Women Marine Recruit Training Battalion, recruits arriving by bus. Battalion parade with band. Women Marines in class with typewriters.
    • 1961-10
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100152: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed on October 18, 1961. Marines evaluated by officers (interior); Marines lined up for medical evaluation.
    • 1961-10
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100047: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Shows the 341st Reg. Ceremony. Also Greyhound bus, church service, and underwater scenes at swimming pool.
    • 1961-9-15
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100057: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes shot between August 31, 1961 and September 4, 1961. 332nd Regiment shown at drill and then on obstacle course. Recruits are issued individual equipments (rifles).
    • 1961
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100097: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes shot on September 13th and 14th 1961. Includes: 3rd Recruit Training Battalion obstacle course; and Marine drumline with brass.
    • 1961-9
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100113: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed on August 23, 1961. Includes shots of families with Marines on a patio; final review of the 3rd Battalion; static shot of the 3rd Battalion Stats and Awards Board.
    • 1961-8-23
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100115: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed in 1961 showing the 1st Battalion on parade and on a three mile run and at the shooting range. Women Marines are also shown in the classroom.
    • 1961
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100053: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes made between August 30, 1961 and September 7, 1961, includes women marines listening to a talk and new recruits in formation.
    • 1961-8-30
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100139: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Film sequences made in the summer or fall of 1961. Scenes show road to 3rd Battalion Training Station; rifle range; women Marines in the classroom; parade grounds.
    • 1961
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100014: Operation Strongback

    • Footage is from "Operation Strongback" (PHIBLEX 58M) in March 1958 as well as an aviation demonstration event from September 1958. Scenes include WV3 Super Constellation, F35s, UH34D, Douglass A-3D Skywarriors, Sky Hawks, F8As, TF95 Cougars. On...
    • 1958-3-01
    • Philippines
    • USMC 100125: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training films. Sequences filmed on August 29th and 30th, 1961. Scenes include an M-14 rifle station, mess hall and interviews (silent), and the 332nd Regiment marching.
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100016: Airfield construction in the Pacific

    • Air base in the Pacific being built by the 37th Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees). Unidentified base (possibly on Aitutaki, Cook Islands) in completed state with P-40s of the Royal New Zealand Air Force and F4U Corsairs landing. Also contains...
    •  
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100081: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes include Marine trumpeter, classroom instruction (men and women), and sleeping quarters.
    • 1961-9-11
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100111: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed on August 16th, August 21st and August 23, 1961. Includes bunk and locker inspections for women Marines; women Marines at drill. Also included are shots of recruits on parade and the 128th Regiment...
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100127: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes filmed on August 28 and 30, 1961. Includes scenes of Marines setting up camp on Elliots Beach and a parade of the 1st Battalion.
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100055: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Films shot between September 2, 1961 and September 6, 1961. Scenes include close inspection drill and leatherneck rifle medal. Features the 332nd Regiment.
    • 1961-9
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100066: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Includes material shot on August 31, 1961; October 18, 1961 and November 18, 1961. Content includes PT exercises and physical fitness as well as parade drill.
    • 1961
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100028: Pacific base damaged by raid

    • [Contains films from different events] Aerial footage of Japanese held Pacific Island being bombed followed by footage of a U.S. air field after a raid by Japanese. Pan sequences showing B-24 Liberators destroyed and fires still burning. Slate...
    •  
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100087: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes shot between September 7 and 12, 1961. Scenes include classroom instruction, barracks activities, drill, and rifle range.
    • 1961-9
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100095: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes shot on September 14, 1961. Includes women Marines of the 362nd Regiment; MPs raising the American flag as well as a variety of exterior shots showing the grounds of Parris Island.
    • 1961-9-14
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100063: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Film shot on August 31, 1961. Sequences include individual equipment issue; haircuts; bunk instructions; and PT exercises.
    • 1961-8-31
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100008: Test of unmanned drone

    • Unmanned aerial drone with jet-assisted take-off (JATO) tested. Drone model is probably a Teledyne Ryan AQM-34. Also includes shots of civilian and military VIPs at unidentified air station. This sequence is followed by a short sequence of film...
    •  
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100136: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed on August 30, September 12 and September 13, 1961. Scenes include: Marines marching in the morning; women Marines in pool; Marines setting up camp; rifle range and inspection and obstacle course.
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100009: Armor and infantry train at Fort Belvoir

    • HR 25 Transportation Engineer Equip., Fort Belvoir, VA. Scenes show tanks and infantry training. Also note XM-40 helicopter. Sequence followed by film from Korea: winter scenes of tanks fording a river and Marines walking ridgelines; this...
    • 1957-2-20
    • Fort Belvoir (Va.); Korea
    • USMC 100138: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequence filmed on September 13, 1961. Scenes of obstacle course and classroom instruction.
    • 1961-9-13
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100029: Korean War gun camera footage

    • [Contains films from different events] 1) Gun camera footage over Korean mainland from unidentified squadron flying off the USS Boxer (CV-21). 2) Color footage of the atomic bomb blast over Nagasaki, Japan 3) McDonnell Aircraft informational film...
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    • Korea.; Nagasaki (Japan).; Lambert Field, St. Louis (Mo.)
    • USMC 100085: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Films shot on September 7 through 12, 1961. Includes activities at the rifle range and ceremonies at the Iwo Jima Memorial monument.
    • 1961-9
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100129: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences filmed August 29th and 30 and September 1st of 1961. Scenes include mess hall interiors; Marines writing in barracks; and hand-to-hand combat lessons.
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100168: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Title sequences only. Main title of the film, "Training the Modern Marine"; other slates explain various activities at Parris Island Recruit Depot as well as the Drill Instructor's Creed.
    • 1962-3-20
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100119: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences made on August 23rd, 1961. Scenes include a static shot of the Parris Island Iwo Jima monument and a battalion parade with civilian audience present.
    • 1961-8-23
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100099: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Scenes filmed during August of 1961. Interviews (no accompanying sound) with officer, drill instructor as well as scenes of the dental clinic and the beauty shop.
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100002: Ceremonies for Women Marines

    • Women Marine's parade, including Pass and Review with presentation of the colors, at Camp Pendleton. Close ups of some enlisted women (sergeants) with an unidentified woman Major as well as an unidentified Major General and Colonel. First Division...
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    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 100107: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Sequences made on August 16th and 17th, 1961. Includes scenes of Drill Instructor, classroom, recruit evaluation and the mess hall.
    • 1961-8
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 100161: Making the Modern Marine--outtakes

    • Parris Island training film. Marines being inspected and at drill. Views of the Charlesfort monument. Marines in full dress parade with band.
    • 1961-10-25
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (Parris Island, S.C.)
    • USMC 101067: Davis, James H. audio oral history

    • Official Marine Corps Historian interview taken by Major J. B. McElhaney (INT), United States Marine Corps on June 9, 1975 of Captain James H. Davis (JD). The original cassette tape interview (items 6119A and 6119B) was digitized by the Audio...
    • 1975-06-09
    • Kaoh Tang (Cambodia); Okinawa
    • USMC 100031: DesfEx Training 1957

    • Footage from a desert camp base (29 Palms). Slate reads: Cameraman Bloom | Officer in charge - Connelly | date Aug 10th 1957 | 16th | Desert Base, Vehicles, Battery. Marines in LVTP-5s maneuver in the desert, note the presence of at least one Kaman...
    • 1957-8 -10
    • 29 Palms
    • USMC 101322: Marines throw Christmas party on Guam

    • The 12th Marine Regiment throws a Christmas party for the children of Guam. Games include a three-legged race, sprints and duck-duck-goose. Children enjoy rides on jeeps, amphibious trucks and LVTs. One woman plays the piano and a Marine performs a...
    • 1944-12-23
    • Guam
    • 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 100183: "Tactical Weapons Effects Tests" (reel 2)

    • Film produced by the United States Air Force to show the effectiveness of various air-to-ground and air-to-air weapon systems. [note: original color faded severely to pink. This copy presented as b&w transfer]
    • 1963
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100181: "Tactical Weapons Effects Tests" (reel 1)

    • Film produced by the United States Air Force to show the effectiveness of various air-to-ground and air-to-air weapon systems. [note: original color faded severely to pink. This copy presented as b&w transfer]
    • 1963
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100185: USS Gyatt missile tests

    • Sequences showing U.S. Navy ships and a carrier USS Philippine Sea (CVE-47) firing 5 inch guns. Slates present indicate that some of the filming might have been for Navy film, MN-8529. Carrier deck is populated with F9F jets. USS Gyatt...
    • -11-5
    • Pacific Ocean.
    • USMC 100180: Ceremonies at Camp Pendleton

    • Two items on roll. First is dated August 17, 1971: promotion of General Dwyer to Major General. Ceremony takes place at Camp Pendleton, HQ 1st Marine Division. Unidentified Lieutenant General arrives on a C-130 Hercules with members of his family...
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    • Camp Pendleton (Calif).
    • USMC 100192: Marine air aboard the USS Ranger

    • F-4 Phantom jets of VMF-314, the Black Knights, practice take offs and landings from CVA-61, USS Ranger. Scenes shot from the deck of the carrier and show the aircraft elevator in use.
    •  
    • Unknown
    • 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 100188: USS Canberra at sea

    • Multiple items combined on reel including a number of fragments at the beginning. First extended sequence shows a picket line of small U. S. Navy vessels of the same type (possibly patrol craft). Second item, dated Feb. 28 1961, shows the USS...
    • 1961-2-28
    • Pacific Ocean.
    • USMC 100193: Cargo loading at Hampton Roads

    • Cargo loading of vessels at Hampton Roads Army Terminal, Norfolk, VA. In support of Operation Deep Freeze I. Vessels loaded included USNS Pvt. Towle, USNS Crain.
    • 1957-8-6
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100190: Marine air aboard the USS Midway

    • Marine jets launching from the USS Midway (VC-41). Also shown are Navy F-8 Crusaders landing. Extended coverage of F-4 Phantoms of Marine fighter squadron VMF-314 (the Black Knights). May well be carrier qualifications for the squadron.
    •  
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100202:  Amphibious assault tests

    • LVTP-5 amphibious assault vehicles launch from various vessels as part of a training/testing operation. Sequences include LSD-30 (USS Fort Snelling) and LST-1160 (USS Traverse County).
    • 1962-10-16
    • Onslow Beach (N.C.); Camp Lejeune (N.C.)
    • USMC 100211: Ceremonies at Quantico

    • VIPs in civilian attire (including Chesty Puller) arrive at Quantico to attend awards ceremony. This sequence is followed by the arrival at MCAS Quantico of a flight of A-4s that are greeted by a number of Marine generals.
    • 1962-1-12
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • USMC 100208: F-4s over MCAS Tustin

    • Marine F-4 Phantoms flying in formation over mountainous terrain and coastal waters (squadron probably VMFA-314). Aerial view of MCAS Tustin (aka Santa Ana Naval Air Station) with Navy Airship hangars.
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    • Santa Ana (Calif.)
    • USMC 100205: Weapons demonstration

    • Weapons demonstration at MCS Quantico dated no earlier than 1956, the year that LVTP-5s were placed into service. Related to USMC 100207.
    •  
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • USMC 100195: Amphibious assault tests

    • LVTP-5 amphibious assault vehicles launch from various vessels as part of a training/testing operation. Sequences include LSD-30 (USS Fort Snelling); LSD-20 (USS Donner); LST-1177 (USS Lorain County). Variety of angles shown, including interiors of...
    • 1962-10-16
    • Onslow Beach (N.C.); Camp Lejeune (N.C.); New River (N.C.)
    • USMC 100198: Amphibious assault tests

    • LVTP-5 amphibious assault vehicles launch from various vessels as part of a training/testing operation. Sequences include LSD-30 (USS Fort Snelling) and LST-1160 (USS Traverse County). Variety of angles shown, including interiors of both vessel...
    • 1962-10-16
    • Onslow Beach (N.C.); Camp Lejeune (N.C.)
    • USMC 100203: Amphibious assault tests

    • LVTP-5 amphibious assault vehicles launch from various vessels as part of a training/testing operation. Sequences include LSD-30 (USS Fort Snelling), LSD-20 (USS Donner), LST-1177 (USS Lorain Count), and LST-1160 (USS Traverse County). Includes...
    • 1962-10-17
    • Onslow Beach (N.C.); Camp Lejeune (N.C.)
    • USMC 100200: Amphibious assault tests

    • LVTP-5 amphibious assault vehicles launch from various vessels as part of a training/testing operation. Sequences include LSD-30 (USS Fort Snelling) and LST-1160 (USS Traverse County).
    • 1962-10-16
    • Onslow Beach (N.C.); Camp Lejeune (N.C.)
    • USMC 100207: Combat course

    • Combat course at MCS Quantico. Sequence includes an awards ceremony; classroom lectures (with good views of students--non-coms). Related to USMC 100205.
    • 1957-9-12
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • USMC 100217: Training activities at Camp Lejeune

    • Films of training regimen at Camp Lejeune. Note that these appear to have been made for a special project. Film depicts engineer school, showing work with generators and power lines, pipe fitting, welding and demolition. A Woman Marine is shown...
    • 1961-10-30
    • Unknown
    • USMC 100220: SATS airstrip, MCAS Quantico

    • Opening sequence filmed from vantage of navigator seat on approach to unidentified runway in a desert setting. Followed by details of equipment. Second sequence shows ground views of SATS takeoff of A-4 at MCAS Quantico. (1 July 1963). Third...
    • 1963
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • 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 100914: Marines Recon engaged by enemy

    • A Marine Recon unit readies for patrol by applying face camouflage, then boards a CH-46 with a war dog. Marine unit deplanes into tall grass and takes up a patrol. Marines maneuver while under fire and direct air support. Location unknown.
    • 1967-3-16
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100219: Training activities at Camp Lejeune

    • Films of training regimen at Camp Lejeune. Note that these appear to have been made for a special project. Engineer Equipment School training, with stations at Refrigeration Section and Metal Smith Section. Scenes include the construction of timber...
    • 1961-10
    • Camp Lejeune (N.C.)
    • USMC 100913: Operation Chinook II

    • Series of sequences made of Marines during Operation Chinook II in the Thua Thien Province. Scenes include Marines sweeping terrain for signs of enemy, firing M72 LAW rockets, tending to a wounded Marine while under fire, and the firing of a...
    • 1967-03
    • 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 100380: "For Thou Art With Me"

    • Color sound film documenting the activities of Navy Chaplains serving with the Marines in Vietnam. Possible year of production, 1966. Father Vincent Capadanno, Medal of Honor, is featured among the chaplains.
    • 1966
    • Vietnam.
    • USMC 100212: Training activities at Camp Lejeune

    • A number of sequences showing training regimen at Camp Lejeune. Note that these appear to have been made for a special project. First sequence dated 1 Nov 1961 shows Mine fields training. Second sequence shows Marines arriving at Camp Lejeune with...
    • 1961
    • Camp Lejeune (N.C.)
    • USMC 100214: Training activities at Camp Lejeune

    • Films of training regimen at Camp Lejeune. Note that these appear to have been made for a special project. Engineers at Camp Lejeune build a bridge, lay camouflage, construct tree fortifications, and pack/ prime c4 charges in bag and at base of...
    • 1961-10-31
    • Camp Lejeune (N.C.)
    • 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 100228: SATS airstrip, 29 Palms

    • SATS test dated September 14 and 18, 1962 at 29 Palms. Ground and aerial views show the SATS runway under construction. Films from May 1953 show technicians tending to Grumman TBF Avengers on land (11 May 1953) and Avengers taking off with scenes...
    • 1962-09
    • 29 Palms (Calif.); San Bernardino (Calif.)
    • USMC 100223: SATS airstrip, 29 Palms

    • Assemblage of clips from Quantico, 29 Palms and at sea all showing SATS and related footage. Mix of archival films with production film.
    • 1962-10-29
    • 29 Palms (Calif.); San Bernardino (Calif.)
    • USMC 100231: SATS airstrip, Quantico tests

    • Marines assemble SATS airfield at Quantico in October 1962. Temporary Quonset hut-style hangars (maintenance shelters) are assembled and two Douglas A4 Skyhawks are positioned partially inside frames prior to covering.
    • 1962-10-17
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • USMC 100235: SATS airstrip, MCAS Quantico

    • Ordinance technicians load munitions onto Marine jets as the SATS strip at Quantico nears completion. Marines and machines dig trenches alongside the airstrip.
    • 1962-12
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • USMC 100241: SATS airstrip construction, Quantico

    • Engineers laying out metal planking for runway and fitting arrestor equipment in place. Scenes also show the construction of a portable control tower for the field.
    • 1962-08
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • 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 100229: SATS airstrip, Quantico tests

    • Opening shots made aboard unidentified aircraft carrier (dated May 16, 1960). Followed by films made at Quantico MCAS in July and August of 1962. These scenes show the assembly of SATS airfield.
    • 1962
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • USMC 100226: SATS airstrip, overview

    • Outtakes and trims from unidentified film project on SATS airstrip. Includes views of SATS construction and graphics outlining the benefits of SATS systems. Older footage of Navy Seabee units (5th Brigade, 25th CB) constructing airstrips is cut...
    •  
    • 29 Palms (Calif.); San Bernardino (Calif.)
    • USMC 100240: SATS operations, Quantico

    • Materials show the construction of the SATS airstrip with a focus on cutting custom shapes into metal planks to accommodate pieces of SATS equipment (this material dates to August 1962). Other scenes show flight operations officers discussing SATS...
    • 1962
    • Quantico (Va.)
    • 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 100233: SATS airstrip, 29 Palms

    • Marine engineers carve the main airstrip for 29 Palms SATS installation out of the desert sand. Aerial views show no permanent facilities of any type yet built. This is followed by scenes of construction at MCAS Quantico.
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    • 29 Palms (Calif.); San Bernardino (Calif.); Quantico (Va.)

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