Main Profile

At A Glance

Navy Flying Boat World's Largest Makes Record Hop (1944)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38994, LI 208-UN-87 - Navy Flying Boat World's Largest Makes Record Hop (1944). Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1 shows the "Mars" and its crew en route to Hawaii from California. Part 2, shows test firings of a 240 mm howitzer. Part 3, women manufacture gun cotton. Part 4, Canadian motorcycle dispatch riders take their final cross-country riding tests. Part 5, SPARS go ice boating near Boston. Part 6, 1,000 families near Naples leave the caves where they had lived for safety from bombs. They receive food from the U.S. army. Ship-to-shore oil pipe lines are laid. Allied troops attack Ortona, Italy.
Length: 10:02

Contact

Questions about Navy Flying Boat World's Largest Makes Record Hop (1944)

Want more info about Navy Flying Boat World's Largest Makes Record Hop (1944)? Get free advice from education experts and Noodle community members.

  • Answer

Ask a New Question