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ARC Identifier: 35806
Title: THE U.S. ARMY CARRIES ON, 1937 - 1940
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: Signal Corps misc. film, no. 790
Coverage Dates: 1937 - 1940
Copyright Dates: 1937
Part of: Series: Documentary Films, ca. 1914 - ca. 1944
Scope & Content  Note:
Part 1, 7th F.A. troops set up, load, and fire 37-mm guns; 3rd Cavalry troops ride horses over jumps and across country at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt. Part 2, B-17's land at Langley Field, Va., returning from a 1938 goodwill flight to Buenos Aires. Col. Olds is congratulated by Sec. of War Woodring and Gen. Craig. Part 3, new Air Corps uniforms are modeled. Part 4, Pres. Roosevelt reviews tanks, horse-drawn artillery, and infantry units in Wash., D.C., on Army Day 1937. Part 5, West Point cadets are reviewed at the academy. Part 6, autogiros are tested at Wright Field, Ohio, for artillery observation. Part 7, 33rd Div. troops rehearse a war show at Soldiers Field, Chicago. Shows tanks, flamethrowers, and small arms in action. Part 8, West Point cadets watch tank maneuvers and railroad guns and disappearing rifles being loaded and fired at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. Part 9, Sec. Woodring presents diplomas to the class of 1937 at the Military Academy. Part 10, West Point cadets fire machine guns and 37-mm antitank guns at Fort Benning, Ga. Part 11, the cadets load, fire, and clean coastal guns at Fort Story, Va. Part 12. mechanized artillery and tanks advance during maneuvers at Fort Riley, Kans. Howitzers are fired. Part 13, inventor Preston Tucker demonstrates his armored car at Rahway, N.J. Part 14, the 66th Inf. maneuvers light tanks behind a smoke screen at Fort Meade, Md.

Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Specific Records  Type:
motion pictures (visual works)
General Note: Contributor: Producer, Universal Newsreel.
Sound Type: Sound
Variant Control  Number(s):
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-111-M-790
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-111-M-790
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
Media Type: Film Reel

Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
Air Corps--Clothing
Air bases
Army. 33rd Inf. Div.
Army. 3rd Cav. Regt.
Army. 66th Inf. Regt.
Army. 7th Field Art. Regt.
Artillery drill and tactics
Cavalry drill and tactics
Coast artillery
Craig, Malin, Gen.
Illinois--Chicago--Soldiers Field
Military Academy--U.S.
Military bases
Military posts--Fort Riley (Kans.)
Tanks (Military science)
Woodring, Harry Hines

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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