United States Troops prepare to defend the Panama Canal
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Title card " U.S. Troops at Panama".
Panama Canal, Central America.
WS. Panama Canal. Troops using mules to transport equipment through countryside. MS. American troops setting up machine guns. MS. Soldiers preparing a machine gun. WS. Towards canal from the machine gun position. WS. tracers from bullets fired into the canal. WS. Soldier struggling with mule. LS. American soldiers boarding a ship. LS. Officers on the bridge of the ship. LS. On deck of ship. MS. officer looking over the side of the ship. LS. Engine room. LS. The "Selsholt" CU. Barrel of artillery gun which is raised to show the guns crew. WS. Huge artillery gun on rotating platform. CU. Barrel of gun we see down it as a shell is loaded in the other end. LS. Artillery gun on rotating platform. LS. Officers examining a range finder. MS. Officer looking into the range finder. MS. Officers looking into range finder. LS. Artillery gun in raised position. MS. troop loading artillery gun. LS. Gunners. LS. Aircrew at attention front of a line of aircraft. LS. American Military aircraft lined up. CU. Propellor turning. WS. American Aircraft flying in formation.