On May 15, 1942, Lieutenant Ronald Reagan requested a transfer to the Army Air Force. As part of the transfer, Reagan was assigned to the First Motion Picture Unit. There, he worked on, and eventually starred in, film shorts to promote World War II efforts.
This movie still of Ronald Reagan in a P-40 airplane is from the Army Air Force training film “Identification of a Japanese Zero.” 1943
JFK Outtakes. Want to catch a glimpse of John F. Kennedy working out the delivery of a speech? Here’s a candid minute of motion picture outtakes from the President’s message on Oceanography and Science.