EARLY US AIRMAIL SERVICE Inauguration of US Airmail Service. Woodrow Wilson and the first lady send the first air letter to the postmaster of New York City. An Airmail truck, a pilot writes on the wing, the president shows the letter, putting mail in a sack, Wilson shakes hands with the pilot, the sacks are put in the plane, the pilot climbs in, the plane takes off.
WEST BERLIN HONORS HERO OF BERLIN WALL West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt honors Specialist Fourth Class Hans Puhl who risked his life at the Berlin Wall to rescue fleeing refugee Michael Myer as East Berlin guards opened fire. The barbed wire wall separating the city shows grim reminders of the daring rescue. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
FARNBOROUGH BRITISH AIR SHOW The British aircraft industry puts on a spectacular air show at Farnborough where new aircraft are displayed in hopes of overcoming declining foreign sales. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
GETTING EQUIPMENT ONTO IWO JIMA On an Iwo Jima beach, two soldiers carry a wooden crate. Montage of shots shows heavy cargo lifted from the deck of a big Navy ship, an amphibious lander in an invasion and an overhead shot of a bleak Iwo Jima beach crowded with military equipment. 1945
Date: 1945 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:25:00, No Audio
INVADING IWO JIMA Dramatic footage that shows the invasion of Iwo Jima by Marines includes shots of landing craft in water, Marines running ashore and Marines getting a foothold on a rocky beach. A leatherneck's helmet frames a view of the island from the sea. CU shows a landing craft coming through surf, POV observer on beach. Marines hit beach, run and crawl as they dodge enemy fire. Numerous angles. Amazing coverage.
Date: 1945 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:47:00, No Audio
BOB HOPE ENTERTAINS THE TROOPS Bob Hope before military audiences over the years. He does a silly dance on stage, probably 1940s. In a later shot he delivers a one-liner in CU. WS shows him on stage with trademark golf club. Also nice CU of applauding serviceman. NOTE: FOOTAGE MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL CLEARANCES.1940'
MEDICS ATTEND TO WOUNDED ON IWO 0Dramatic combat footage from the invasion of Iwo Jima shows medics caring for and evacuating wounded Marines. Two medics turn over an injured soldier on the beach. Another treats a wounded Marine. In two shots, soldiers carry dead or injured Marines on stretchers during comb
Date: 1945 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:15:00, No Audio
LOTSA LANES OF FREEWAY TRAFFIC A PSA compares human blood circulation with traffic flow on freeways. Great shots of multi-level and multi-lane traffic-clogged roadways. Aerial shot shows interlaced highways with skyline in the distance. Some traffic footage is time-lapse. Cut with animated graphics showing blood flo
Date: 1997 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:31:00, No Audio
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