U.S. Coast guard supply operations near invasion beachead, France, during World War II. Various landing ships and patrol boats moving about. Army officers board a ship from a small craft. Large crane on supply ship transfers supplies to smaller boats. Landing craft with armored vehicle loaded on board. "US 59" painted on back of vehicle.
Dignitaries including Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and William Lyon Mackenzie King posing for photographs outdoors, and then attending a State dinner in the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec. Chiefs of Staff and bejeweled women at function. Many dignitaries of Britain, Canada, and the U.S. seen, including Alexander Cambridge 1st Earl of Athlone, and General Douglas MacArthur. At the Citadel, the parliamentary heads of the three participating nations receive the LLD from McGill. Mrs. Clementine Churchill and Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt appearing at a press conference together to make a statement to reporters.
Allied forces invading Normandy France, during World War 2. Formations of U.S. A-20 bombers from the 416th Bomb Group, in striped paint, fly over the Allied invasion task force in the English Channel. Allied warships begin bombarding the French coast. Allied troops climb down rope nets from their transport ships into landing craft, and head toward the beaches. A landing craft is struck and sinks with troops aboard. Troops on landing craft from the USS Bayfield (APA-33) hit the beach. U.S. soldiers on the beach being hit by German machine gun fire. Others seeking refuge under a cliff where they treat the wounded.
U.S. troops using mine detectors during World War 2, in europe. A soldier uses mine detector on a snow covered road. He detects something and marks the spot with a warning. U.S. troops setting up camp in a forest. They use trenching tools to dig foxholes. Medics assist wounded soldier through the forest.
U.S. Army Air Forces C-47 transport plane, painted in D-Day invasion stripes, lands at improvised airstrip in Normandy, France,during World War 2. Barrage balloons surround the airstrip.The C-47 has numeral two painted by its U.S. star on fuselage. A second C-47 is seen on final approach to the airstrip. Foreground is marked by foxholes, possible shell holes and other signs of combat. U.S. Army Chief of Staff, George S. Marshall and Supreme Allied Commander, General Dwight D. Eisenhower are seen consulting with British Officer of the Scots Guards, who reads a military dispatch. Military Police stand guard in background. They are joined by Admiral Ernest J, King, USN, and Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, Commanding General, 1st Army . The military leaders board jeeps in a convoy. Lieutenant General Henry (Hap) Arnold, Commanding General, U.S Army Air Forces, seen briefly as he steps from a C-47 aircraft. Marshall, Eisenhower, and King, boarding jeeps. They look up as a U.S. Air Forces B-17 bomber flies low overhead. General Marshal conversing with a helmeted army soldier. Rear Admiral Alan G. Kirk, USN, Commander Western Naval Task Force, steps from a C-47 transport airplane, followed by General Eisenhower.General Marshall and General Bradley (with bandaged nose) riding in a jeep. General Eisenhower and Admiral King seated in a jeep. Convoy of senior officers passing several troops and military vehicles along a road. Air Forces General Arnold in front seat of a jeep.The jeeps arrive at a building.
Arabian City of Dubai, and environs during period of British rule (before creation of United Arab Emirates). Waterfront scene dominated by Ali Bin Abi Talib mosque in Dubai . (This is number 3, of three mosques by that name in the area, and is located on the creek in the old Bur Dubai part of the city.) Numerous boats and merchants clog the Dubai creek. Merchants unload their wares from boats. Trucks and businessmen line the wharf near the creek. Pottery is being carefully unloaded from a boat, one piece at a time and passed to a man who places them in a push cart. An oasis with palm trees A woman scoops a bucket of water.Two men are seen baking Arabian flat bread over fires. A boy washes himself in a pond.