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Big Picture, Episode 227, Operation Blue Jay
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in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 227 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1952), 28 mins
This episode the The Big Picture, produced by the Army Pictorial Service, is about Operation Blue Jay, the race to build a giant airbase in the Arctic during World War II.
in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 227 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1952), 28 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 273, Ice Cap
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in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 273 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1954), 28 mins
This episode of The Big Picture shows the Army's fight against the rugged elements of the northland--a part of the world that must be guarded. Filmed under incredibly difficult conditions in a frozen wasteland, with danger ever present, cameras of the Signal Corps unfold the story of the United States Army Transpo...
in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 273 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1954), 28 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 337, Arctic Night
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in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 337 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1956), 27 mins
"Exercise Arctic Night" was designed to provide training in extreme cold weather for paratroopers of the famed 82nd Airborne Division. Seven hundred man hit the silk and dropped onto the frozen ice of a bay near Greenland's Thule Air Base. The jump made history for the Airborne Infantry; it was the largest, and, i...
in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 337 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1956), 27 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 418, Seven-Year-End Report
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An episode comprised of the best stories told on the Big Picture series over a seven year period.
in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 418 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1958), 28 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 543, Top of the World
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in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 543 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1961), 28 mins
This episode examines the vitally strategic importance of the Far North. Traveling pictorially from Alaska to the Northwest - across the vast reaches of Canada - and Greenland in the east, it traces the hemispheric defense and terrain which stretches unbroken by national boundaries across 'The Top of the World.'
in Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (RG111), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records, in Big Picture, Episode 543 (District of Columbia: United States. Army Pictorial Service, 1961), 28 mins
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