A newsreel of the crucial Battle of Midway! US Navy ships battle the Japanese for dominance in the Pacific.
Reminiscent of the time period's newsreels, this video tells the story of the Battle of Midway's importance using imagery and video to support. Please share this video online and use the hashtag, #Midway73.
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