When naval Lieutenant Phil Bowen encounters his friend, Air Forces Captain Grover, he inquires as to what Grover's aerial reconnaissance team is doing to protect ships from attack by submarine. Grover introduces him to Captain Smith, an expert at photographic intelligence. The two men explain to Bowen just how aerial photographic reconnaissance works and how their work in the air and on the ground is helping win the war even at sea.
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[opening text crawl] Behind every action against our enemy, there operates an unseen force: Military Intelligence. One of the most important factors of Military Intelligence is Photographic Intelligence. Before a battle is joined or a bomb is dropped, photo reconnaissance planes have photographed cities and countries where the enemy operates. These photographs, interpreted by experts, supply the vital information which may mean the difference between defeat or victory. The purpose of this film is to make this unseen force visible--to reveal a part of the enormous job Photo Intelligence is doing to win the war. See more