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Friday, November 21, 2014

Friday Fun Film: Navy Day (1946)

How many modern weapons have been developed from what you see in this short clip honoring Navy Day!
Officers of tomorrow's navy trained, new radar-controlled glider bomb shown for first time, air-dropped sonar buoy with sub animation, transmitted to destroyer for depth charges (partial newsreel).



As bonus, a 1952 recruiting ad:


1 comment:

  1. I did not know that the Navy was still messing around with Loons as late as 1952!

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