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Big Picture, Episode 227, Operation Blue Jay
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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.
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Big Picture, Episode 273, Ice Cap
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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...
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Big Picture, Episode 337, Arctic Night
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"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...
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Big Picture, Episode 520, U.S. Army and the Boy Scouts
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Ever since the American Boy Scouts were organized, the U.S. Army has been one of its best friends and chief boosters. This episode shows us a few of the things the Army has done for the Scouts and some of the things the Scouts have done for the Army. Some of the finest opportunities for American youth to meet and...
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Universal Newsreels, Release 402, October 6, 1952
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 402 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1952, originally published 1952), 7 mins
This newsreel, produced by Universal Pictures Company, is about the world series and the presidential election campaigns.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 402 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1952, originally published 1952), 7 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 971, April 15, 1941
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 971 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 11 mins
This newsreel, produced by Universal Pictures Company, is about Easter celebrations.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 971 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 11 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.
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Big Picture, Episode 494, Operation Lead Dog
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This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series takes viewers to the most northern body of land in the world to view the activities of Operation Lead Dog. A combined services effort conducted in cooperation with the Danish government and commanded by the Army Transportation Corps, Operati...
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Big Picture, Episode 514, City Under the Ice
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The story of a research and development project undertaken by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in Greenland. This city under the ice cap referred to as Camp Century, is a new concept of polar construction. It is today's Modern Army in action on a new frontier of solid ice and snow. During this 30-minute p...
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Big Picture, Episode 543, Top of the World
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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.'
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