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ARC Identifier: 24503
Title: ENGINEER DOZERS, 1944
Creator: Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1982
Location: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3540, FAX: 301-837-3620, EMAIL: mopix@nara.gov
Other Titles: Film Bulletin, no. 102
Production Date: 1944
Part of: Series: Film Bulletins, ca. 1939 - ca. 1945
Scope & Content  Note:
Reel 1 shows brief scenes of bulldozers working on the Alcan Highway, in New Guinea, and in North Africa. Demonstrates how to make blade adjustments on the angle dozer and the tilt dozer. Shows how dozers clear away brush and trees. Reel 2 demonstrates how dozers remove stumps and boulders, smooth ground, build airplane revetments, fill swamps, and cut roads through jungle and hilly terrain. Reel 3, a dozer builds a road up a cliff and make a descent by pushing over enough dirt to fill in for a road.

Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Specific Records  Type:
motion pictures (visual works)
Sound Type: Sound
Variant Control  Number(s):
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-111-FB-102
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-111-FB-102
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 877 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 969 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 3
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC, 522 feet
    Copy 2
Copy Status: Reproduction
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 3
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC
    Copy 3
Copy Status: Reference
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 841 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 936 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 3
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 488 feet
    Copy 4
Copy Status: Reference
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Video Cassette
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
3/4 inch, Video: U-matic


Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
Airplanes
Airplanes, Military--Shelters
Alcan Highway
Bulldozers
Highway construction
World War, 1939-1945

Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
Signal Corps, Producer

Lifecycle Tracking Information

Accession  Number:
2355

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