The Army Navy Search and Rescue DVD contains six Search and Rescue (SAR) films for downed pilots in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam:
Film #1 - Navy Search and Rescue - This film is about a F-4 Skyhawk pilot that had to ditch his plane after he was hit on a bombing run over Vietnam. As he parachuted into the sea, a Sea Sprite, a Sea King and an AD Skyraider went after him to rescue him from the sea. Great footage of all aircraft and methods. Runtime is about 15 minutes.
Film #2 - Helicopter Rescues - This a collection of Army WW2 helicopters developed for rescue and their stories to US Navy development of the helicopter for the same use. Runtime is about 14 minutes.
Film #3 - USAAF Radio Operator - This is an AAF film about a B-17 crew that had to ditch their B-17 into the sea at night. Because of the great training the radio operator received from the Army, he was able to repair the emergency hand-cranked radio and radio for help. And yes, all were rescued. today. Runtime is about 21 minutes.
Film #4 - Survival of the Fittest - This a USAAF film on why fitness is important for survival. There are four amazing survival stories from the jungle, to the Arctic, to the ocean, and how training and fitness will save lives. Runtime is about 16 minutes.
Film #5 - Seven were Saved - This is a "B" movie about a post-WW2 SAR crew that searched tirelessly for a group of military personnel that went down at sea in a military transport. Of course, there is a love triangle and our hero eventually saves all and gets the girl. We shortened the film to about 17 minutes. There is footage of the famous PBY Catalina and a B-17 that carries a survival boat.
Film #6 - SAR Newsreels - This is a collection of SAR newsreels and the equipment used during and after WW2: General Twining Rescued at Sea, Steel Lift rafts, High speed boats for coastal rescues, Submarine SAR, PBY SAR, B-17 Dutchman, Pyrotechnic Berry Pistol. Runtime is about 17 minutes.
Total runtime for the Army Navy Search and Rescue DVD is about 86 minutes. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.