Accession Number : ADA955005

Title :   A Study Guide for Use with Air Force Training Film Number TF1-4991, Sun, Sand an Survival.

Corporate Author : AIR UNIV MAXWELL AFB AL ARCTIC DESERT TROPIC INFORMATION CENTER

Report Date : MAY 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This is a discussion of an Air Force training film where all scenes are authentic desert. The air to ground terrain scenes were taken over the Sahard south of Wheelus Field, Libya. Some were made well inland, 300 miles from the Mediterranean Coast. All ground scenes of the survival incidents were taken south of Wheelus Field. The sand dunes were photographed in the Arabian Desert of Saudi Arabia. The scenes of desert vegetation and the kangaroo rat were taken in the Great American Desert. The African desert scenes were filmed between 21 May and 3 June 1954. This film is recommended for Briefing for overdesert flights; and Training for desert survival. Intended Audiences are military personnel operating in, near, or over desert areas; Crews and passengers on overdesert flights; and, Ground forces operating beyond an immediate and constant supply of drinking water.

Descriptors :   AIR TO SURFACE, AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, FLIGHT CREWS, AFRICA, AIR FORCE TRAINING, ARABIA, CONSTANTS, DESERTS, DRINKING WATER, DUNES, GROUND LEVEL, INFANTRY, LIBYA, MILITARY PERSONNEL, PASSENGERS, RATS, SAND, SAUDI ARABIA, SUN, SUPPLIES, SURVIVAL(GENERAL), TERRAIN, VEGETATION

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE