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Military Science Tests Nukes

1950's

Military Science Tests Nukes

Military Science Tests Nukes - 1953

In this short piece from 1953, experience the raw power of nuclear weaponry. Watch the US government test soldiers in the unbearable heat of California’s deserts to observe the effects on men and equipments, launched from the barrel of a mobile cannon. MILITARY SCIENCE Tough Test for Men and Equipment Amid temperatures averaging 120 degrees […]

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Arctic Ice Cap Adventure

1950's

Arctic Ice Cap Adventure

Newsreel: Arctic Ice Cap Adventure - 1957

ARCTIC ICE CAP ADVENTURE From the forbidding frontier of the arctic icecap at the top of the world, come rare films made by a task force of army engineers. Amid eternal snow and cold, military and civilian personnel are finding out how to erect settlements on the icecap. How to conquer an area vital to […]

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Brazil: Belo Horizante

1940's

Brazil: Belo Horizante

Belo Horizante, Brazil - 1949

Belo Horizante is short documentary produced by The Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs in 1949. The OCIAA, established by FDR in 1940, had a stated mission to focus on strengthening ties in defense, economics, policy, and culture between the United States and Latin America. In the film, Belo Horizante is heralded as one of […]

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