USS TARAWA (CVA-40) 1954 CRUISE



USS TARAWA (CVA-40) 1954 CRUISE




DVD Content
This DVD contains the actual, uncut 8MM footage that was filmed by a crewman during the 1954 cruise.
A fantastic look into Naval Aviation (NAVAIR) aboard a very seldom seen carrier, -Very unique, never before seen footage-
Excellent flight operations from various angles
Great liberty scenes in Japan, Sydney and Freemantle. In fact, the Aussie scenes are great!
Good UNREP scenes
The guy who filmed this footage liked to zoom in sometimes, but did not realize this would affect the focus, so a couple of times it looks like a 'soft' focus. Not very often at all, and not enough to detract from the footage.
Just cool home movies from the Tarawa.
Over 22 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.
  • Combined shipping for multiple DVD orders
  • 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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