• Short Summary

    THE CREW OF THE UNITED STATES AIRCRAFT CARRIER ENTERPRISE SALUTED INDEPENDENCE DAY YESTERDAY (THURSDAY.) FILM SHOWS THEM REHEARSING FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS AS THE NUCLEAR-POWERED CARRIER CRUISED THE MEDITERRANEAN RECENTLY.

  • Description

    THE CREW OF THE UNITED STATES AIRCRAFT CARRIER ENTERPRISE SALUTED INDEPENDENCE DAY YESTERDAY (THURSDAY.) FILM SHOWS THEM REHEARSING FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS AS THE NUCLEAR-POWERED CARRIER CRUISED THE MEDITERRANEAN RECENTLY.

    SOME 1,353 OFFICERS AND MEN LINED UP ON THE CARRIER'S FLIGHT DECK TO FORM AN AMERICAN FLAG AND THE DATES "1963" AND "1776", THE LATTER BEING THE YEAR OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.STANDING IN FRONT OF THEM WERE 55 JET FIGHTERS AND BOMBERS, FORMED INTO A SPEARHEAD PATTERN.

    ENTERPRISE, 75,700 TONS, IS THE WORLD'S BIGGEST AIRCRAFT CARRIER AND THE PRIDE OF THE U.S.SIXTH FLEET, CURRENTLY DEPLOYED IN THE MEDITERRANEAN.LAUNCHED IN 1961, SHE COST &150 MILLION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6CD7E9PDDJORDM5JC5O3S5IPL
    Media URN:
    VLVA6CD7E9PDDJORDM5JC5O3S5IPL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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