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The United States Coast Guard Song: Semper Paratus ; The Army Air Corps Song

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Description This reel contains one excerpt each from the films U.S. News Review #3 and U.S. News Review #5. The Coast Guard song comes from #3. It depicts a new recruit in the Coast Guard undergoing training including tying knots, medical safety, rowing, and fighting. The Coast Guard song plays over new recruits as they march, stand at attention, patrol the Atlantic, and defend America's coastline. The Army Air Corps song was originally released in U.S. News Review #5. The sung is song as the lyrics are presented on screen over images of planes being built in a factory and flying in formation.
Creator U.S. Office of War Information Bureau of Motion Pictures
U.S. Coast Guard
Date Issued 1942
Alternate Title Semper Paratus
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 06:12
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.