Hollywood legend Gene Kelly stars in this 1945 Navy training film dramatizing the condition known at the time as "combat fatigue." The film delves into the symptoms and treatment of what we now call Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Kelly had been commissioned a year earlier as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-1
This 2009 Navy documentary chronicles the compelling stories recalled by Navy Medical Department personnel - physicians, dentists, nurses, and hospital corpsmen during the final year of World War II. Source: Navy Medicine Support Command.
This silent film, shot circa 1930, contains footage of aircraft squadrons from the first aircraft carriers of the United States Navy: USS Langley (CV-1), USS Lexington (CV-2), and USS Saratoga (CV-3). Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UM-19.
This 1988 Navy documentary celebrates the reactivation of the Iowa class battleships, and recalls their historic service during the previous four decades. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-17.
This series of short videos on key moments and themes in Navy history was developed by the Naval Historical Foundation and gifted to the Navy for heritage education. The videos were produced by Empire Media Group.