Army Transportation Corps - The Big Picture


National Archives and Records Administration ARC Identifier 2569474 / Local Identifier 111-TV-204 Big Picture: Army Transportation Corps Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). We follow the supplies from the factory to the depot in the U.S., to the port to the front line unit in Korea. We show the Port of Embarkation, small boats, the ducks, the rail lines, the trucks. And we show a new development of the TC... the helicopter transportation company in training.

Army Transportation Museum Fort Eustis

Camp Clairborne Derailment : Subversive Warfare on the Claiborne Polk Military Railroad

This film records and explains a series of train crash tests for "subversive warfare" on the US Army Claiborne Polk Military Railroad between 03/08/1944 & 03/10/1944. Discusses amount of explosive used, technique of making "gaps" in railroad track to overturn train. 

Uses filmographic techniques such as slow motion, reverse motion, and freeze frame to show effects of "gaps" and explosives on train and results of experiments. Illustrated arrows point to areas of train considered especially relevant to experiment. During each train crash experiment the narrator explains each type of explosive and reason for variations. 

This film made available courtesy the Department of Defense, National Technical Information Service, and the National Archives and Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/

Yankee Boomer Vol.2 No.25 March 1945 Photo edition

More amazing 713th ROB photos thanks to James McGhee