Category Archives: Colonel Wilbur G. Dockum Collection

Dachau; US military advance in Germany and Belgium

(black and white) LS of a field surrounded by wire fencing, inmates moving about, a watch tower is visible in FG, it is difficult to discern where these inmates are as the people are not very visible in LS. Large open field with mountains in BG. Plane flies overhead. Camera pans to road, two women

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Washington DC in springtime; vacationing at Isle of Shoals

Title: “Family Shots 1939.” Picture of George Washington. Tidal basin in Washington, DC, with the cherry blossoms in bloom. Unidentified man and woman getting out of car. Washington Monument, view from Thomas Jefferson Memorial. 01:01:41 Views looking down on Washington from the monument, White House, and other monuments, views of Pennsylvania Avenue, the US Capitol

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US troops in Occupied Italy

Shots in harbor, uniformed men. On small boat, rowing boats around. In cave (Blue Grotto, Capri?). On boat, American flag. Shots of land. Sailing boat. 01:03:06 underexposed shots. Garden, flowers, sailors. 01:04:06 Destroyed buildings, military vehicles. Children and military. Beach. 01:05:24 Military playing baseball. “2nd Depot Headquarters” title. Red cross van, military barracks/tents. 01:06:57 Filming

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Skiiers; US army maneuvers; West Point

Skiers on a slalom course, a crowd is watching. This is a race, or competition of some sort as all the skiers are wearing large race numbers on their vests. VS, skiers taking the chair lift up to the top of the slopes. 01:02:04 Oceanside, there is a small wooden dock that juts out from

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US Army vehicles; Army-Navy Game

US military supply vehicles travelling down dirt road, arrive at Army barracks. 01:01:19 (black and white) Army vehicles, labeled 104 HQ1. “HQ 1st BN 104th F.A. Message Center” sign. Soldiers sending telegrams. Map. 01:03:25 Camouflaged weapons. 01:05:16 (color) soldiers with map, dead fox. “104th Battalion” title. Play fighting. 01:08:15 Building, CU military car, vehicles lined

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Glacier National Park; military parade

Mountain shots, road, truck, lake. Pans across river/lake, houses on water front. Sign for park. 01:03:05 road, car. Dark shot – possible bear walking around. Military van passes. 01:04:39 sign for Apgar Cabin Camps. Log cabins, American flag. Sign for Lake McDonald Ranger station. Man walks past camera. 01:08:13 “Tom B Moore. W.M. Wayman” title.

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