USS ESSEX (CVS-9) 1967 MED CRUISE



USS ESSEX (CVS-9) 1967 MED CRUISE




DVD Content
This DVD contains the actual, uncut 8mm footage that was filmed by a crewman during the 1967 med cruise.
A great look into Naval Aviation (NAVAIR) aboard a very famous carrier.
Good flight operations from various angles
This is all Essex; no liberty scenes. This is 100% haze gray underway!!
Great UNREP scenes, including very senior VIP's (one is wearing 4 stars) going across to a destroyer on the Bosun's Chair.
This film also contains footage of what must be a fire on the O2 level, starboard side, up near the bow. A ton of smoke pouring out onto the catwalk. Hose teams are seen on the flight deck. After the smoke finally disappears, 3 casualties are carried across the flight deck in stokes litters.
Just cool home movies from the Essex.
Over 23 minutes running time.

 

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General Notes and Ordering Information
  • Add $4.75 shipping per order. Payment can be made via Paypal talachan@verizon.net or send a check/money order/cash to:
    Gary Schreffler
    15707 Ambiance Drive
    North Potomac, MD 20878
  • For orders outside the United States please e-mail me first at talachan@verizon.net for shipping total.
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  • Produced by GRS Videos (TM). GRS Videos is dedicated to the preservation of Naval Aviation film footage. This passion began when the son of a recently deceased Korean War veteran told me how he had thrown away all of those "old 8mm films of planes flying off of a ship". Yes, I cried. Our heritage MUST be preserved. As a veteran of Naval Aviation, I have a strong interest in ensuring that our stories are not forgotten. If you have footage (16mm, 8mm, VHS, Super 8, Beta, or Digital) contact me at PLAT_Collector@verizon.net. I will also gladly trade any footage I have for new footage (any format). So, if I have Naval Aviation footage you want, and you have something I do not have, contact me and I am confident we can work something out. I am always looking for new PLAT mishaps and home movies/video of carrier operations and life on carriers. All proceeds go into obtaining and preserving more Naval Aviation footage. Gary R. Schreffler served on USS Midway (with HS-12) from 1984-1991.

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