PANAMA DEFENSES REINFORCED In the face of world conflict, the United States rushes men and guns to the vital Panama canal zone, to prevent attack in case of war. An entire anti-aircraft battery embarks from San Francisco on the transport ship, Chateau Thierry.
RED ARMY INVADES POLAND Russia, in a surprise coup, throws the full weight of her military might against helpless Poland, including tanks and troops dropped in from airplanes. It is expected the Soviet Union will annex one-third of the ill-fated nation.
BAGHDAD - SUICIDE BOMBER ATTACK Baghdad: Seventy-nine people were killed after two suicide bombers blew themselves up when Shiite worshipers were leaving a mosque after Friday prayers. Truck drives through town with men carrying machine guns, men put covered victim in back of truck, ambulance drives through.
Date: April 7, 2006 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:22:00, No Audio
ENGLAND PREPARES FOR WAR Anxious Londoners prepare for the coming war they rightly anticipate in spite of assurances Hitler won't attack. Citizens dig trenches, sandbag buildings and even get fitted with gas masks in case of attacks while soldiers make their own preparations.
TALIBAN ATTACK IN SANGISAR, AFGHANISTAN A Canadian light-armored vehicle burns giving off yellow smoke after it is hit by rocket-propelled grenades in Sangisar, Afghanistan. Fortunately no one was injured and the troops continued to the aide of the Afghan National Army and police ambushed by Taliban forces. Air support quickly adds even more assistance.
Date: April 14, 2006 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:22:00, No Audio
CALVIN COOLIDGE DIES - 1 Thousands crowd the streets to say goodbye to former president Calvin Coolidge who died on January 5, 1933 following a sudden heart attack. Herbert Hoover and other notable leaders can barely maneuver their vehicles through the weeping throngs to pay their last respects.
Date: January 5, 1933 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:57:00, No Audio
AFTERMATH OF GM STRIKERS & POLICE BATTLE Tear gas smoke still drifts through the evening air after police attempt to eject General Motors sit-down strikers at the Flint, Michigan Fisher Body Plant No. 2. The strikers hold their ground in spite of 24 men being injured and a police car lies on its side after the battle is over.
S.F. RADIOLOGICAL LABORATORY - 1955 The San Francisco Naval Shipyard dedicates its new radiological laboratory exclusively to defenses against atomic radiation. A virtual tour of the laboratory and its various projects is given.
Date: October 14, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:55:00, With Audio
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