Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.
1. On the port security program of the Coast Guard. Shows New York harbor, ships being loaded with material, and different sabotage techniques. Describes how the Coast Guard guards ports against sabotage. Coast Guardsmen board the Norwegian freighter Lista and search it for sabotage materials; check piers, docks, and warehouses for fire; and man fire boats to fight a dock fire. Includes scenes of an A-bomb explosion and an explosion aboard a train. Admiral Waesche speaks.
2. Silent, unedited scenes documenting an explosion within the Pentagon. From the Army Library Copy Collection.
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