GOLF FOR VETERANS Golf stars put on exhibition for wounded veterans at the Naval Air Stadium. After a Byron Nelson lesson, one vet flubs his shots almost as badly as Joe Kirkwood, the fancy shot maker.
MIT DEVELOPS COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY At MIT, students and professors work on developing the differential analyzer machine, a mechanical analog computer, for post-war industrial and commercial use. Great look into early computing technology.
Date: 1945 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Shot on Film, Exists on BetaSP Length: 00:00:51:00, With Audio
AMERICAN LEGION MEETING In Chicago, members of the American Legion serve a chicken dinner to returning servicemen and women. Governor Green of Illinois oversees a ceremony honoring recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Also honored are Admiral King, Chicago mayor Edward Kelly, war correspondent Ernie Pyle, and the late president's son, Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr.
Date: November 19, 1945 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Shot on Film, Exists on BetaSP Length: 00:01:04:00, With Audio
NAVY CARRIER CONVERTED TO TROOP SHIP The Navy carrier USS Monterey is converted into a troop ship and sets sail from NYC to Italy to bring home U.S. military personnel. The new carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt is launched.
Date: 1945 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Shot on Film, Exists on BetaSP Length: 00:00:48:00, With Audio
G.I. RECEIVES NEW HOUSE In South Carolina, Private Thomas E. Atkins receives a home and farm from the Department of Agriculture as a reward for his service in the Pacific Theater. He tours the property with his wife as construction gets underway. The community holds a barbecue to honor the Medal of Honor recipient.
Date: November 14, 1945 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Shot on Film, Exists on BetaSP Length: 00:00:53:00, With Audio
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