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Reel Number: H1872-07
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1956
Location: Fort Campbell,Kentucky
TC Begins: 01:57:30
TC Ends: 02:07:23
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk US Army History: Pentomic 101st (101st Airborne Division R1 of 3 Montage: Missile firing, artillery firing, helicopter landing & troops out, infantry up Korea hillside. 01:58:00 Main title 01:58:20 Master Sgt. Stewart Queen standing in front of soldiers at parade rest, SOF: “Today a milestone in the modernization of the modern Army is taking place at Fort Campbell, Kentucky... re: reorganization day ceremony for new 101st AB Division...for the atomic era.” 01:58:59 Troops parade; opened w/ field prayer... Unsheathing colors. 01:59:41 C-119 mass paratroop drop; people in grandstand watching descent, landing. heavy equipment dropped w/ multiple parachutes. 02;00:39 Ext w/ large sign: Headquarters 101st Airborne Division; Eagle mascot on stand; CU. 02;00:46 Honest John rocket fired; people watch from stands; C-123 landing & rolling to stop. Army mule next to mechanical mule, man drives across field. Hovercraft w/ man flying de lackner HZ-1 aerocycle aka flying platform. 02:02:01 Army Chief of Staff General Maxwell Taylor speech at microphones, SOF: “...a symbol of the new Army being brought into being...it will act as a prototype...” Talks of his service in 101st in WWII. 02:04:30 Memories narrated by WII veterans w/ training on obstacle course; training jumping from tower, from plane, hard landings, run off to brush. 02:05:13 Churchill & Eisenhower reviewing 101st AB. 02:05:36 Briefing over relief map before Normandy. Eisenhower w/ British & others; Ike talking w/ 101st in camouflage prior to leaving, boarding C-47s, take off, overhead, parachutes descending w/ tracers at them, montage of fighting at night. WW2; Unit History; Military Documentary; Recruiting Propaganda; Cold War; Anti-Communist; NOTE: Mar56 Reorganization Day Cermonies as 101st AB Division became Army’s first potential nuclear equipped, long range fire brigade. Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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