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Wings over Brazil
Date
1944
Main contributors
United States. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs; United States. Office of Strategic Services; United States. Federal Security Agency. Office of Education
Summary
Reports on advancements in aviation in Brazil. Begins with an early figure in Brazilian aviation history, Alberto Santos-Dumont, the creation of his memorial, and the founding of the Escola de Especialistas de Aeronautica in 1941. Reports on Brazil's role among the allied nations in wartime, include air patrols of its coastline and providing protection for ocean transport ships. Profiles the developing infrastructure of air travel in Brazilian nation with visits to newly constructed airports at Belem, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre and Natal.
Contributors
Sam Engel; Greg Toland
Locations
Belem, Brazil; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Porto Alegre, Brazil; Natal, Brazil
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (14 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm