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The Big Picture - Salute to Military Air Transport Service (MATS)

CREATED BY Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984 ) USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0018C6TFY NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, Amazon.com/NATIONALARCHIVES. A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: Air Transport has accomplished a great deal to solve the problems of our military forces attempting to be everywhere at once with everything. MATS--Military Air Transport Service--maintains a mobile aerial task force that can move huge Numbers of men and vast amounts of supplies to distant frontiers rapidly and efficiently. This week's THE BIG PICTURE covers four current emergency airlifts to four parts of the globe and goes back in time to show in historical perspective some of the famous airlifts of the past. FOR MORE INFORMATION http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalDOSearch?searchExpression=2569811
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