Links to Web Sites with additional information about U.S. & Iceland history
Here is a collection of links to other web sites that can provide additional information regarding the United States and Iceland's interaction from the WW II period up to the end of U.S. military involvement with Iceland
Note: Clicking on these links will take you off the USRSI Web Site.
AFNS Raw Film Footage H-3
I stumbled across this video of H-3 on the National Archives website. It’s raw video footage which may have been intended for an “Armed Forces Network” show. Some nice aerial shots of H-3 at around the 16 minute mark.
(USN C-117 crew chief, 75-76)
1954 Keflavik Film
A video from Bob Hirshberg, an AF Veterinarian stationed at Keflavik in 1954 showing what life was like at that remote post.
This video is no longer available.
The Icelandic Coast Guard now operates the four radar sites which were formerly part of the USAF network. The ICG is also responsible for many other services including rescue and security and defense.