USMC 100014: Operation Strongback

Short Description

Title:USMC 100014: Operation Strongback

Description: Footage is from ""Operation Strongback"" (PHIBLEX 58M) in March 1958 as well as a aviation demonstration event from September 1958. Scenes include WV3 Super Constellation, F35s, UH34D, Douglass A-3D Skywarriors, Sky Hawks, F8As, TF95 Cougars. On land, scenes include Marines reading maps. Also shown is the attack transport, APA-31 ""Monrovia"". Presence of Marine One (HMX-1) helicopter and press corps suggest VIPs may be present.

Running time: 13:29

Location(s): Philippines

Date: 1958