CONFLICT IN GEORGIA Georgian troops fire on Russian tanks in a conflict over territory in Georgia. A convoy of Russian tanks travel down the street with soldiers poking their heads out of the tops. Buildings destroyed by the fighting. A tank on fire in a street as another tank navigates around debris. Smoke billows from the town as fighting continues.
Date: August 12, 2008 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:25:00, No Audio
LEDO ROAD OPENS After many had failed on the Ledo Road project, the task was assigned to Brigadeer General L.A. Pike, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. He constructed the 478 mile road, through mountain jungles, across swamps, spanning 400 streams or rivers and solving every conceivable kind of engineering problem.rnThe first convoy, made up of 100 trucks, loaded with supplies for China, sets out, with General Pike fittingly at its head.
EXPLOSION AT SEA When a U.S. ammunition ship in convoy is struck by enemy dive bombers it explodes in one terrific blast which fills the entire screen, sending one gigantic smoke ring whirling skyward.
U.S. BUILD-UP AFFECTS QUEMOY CRISIS Tension in the Far East continues unabated, but America's massive military build-up in the Formosa Strait alters the situation, as the strangling blockade of Quemoy is lifted by convoys that move supplies in, and move wounded out--including one American. Meanwhile, U.S. jets continue to patrol the skies.
CANADIAN DEFENSE MINISTER GORDON O'CONNOR Canadian Defense Minister Gordon O'Connor pays a visit to troops in Afghanistan. Soldiers carry the flag draped casket of a fallen comrade. A military convoy gets on it's way.
Date: August 29, 2006 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:33:00, No Audio
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