5th Army Headquarters in Algeria, North Africa. General Mark W Clark along with General Dwight Eisenhower and other army personnel enter the 5th Army Headquarters. U.S. soldiers at the entrance receive and salute the Generals. Major General Alfred Gruenther and Admiral Hewitt enter the headquarters. Soldiers marching in a parade in honor of the senior officers. General Gruenther and Admiral Hewitt salute the parade. General Eisenhower pinning the medal on General Clark. General Eisenhower, General Clark, Field Marshal Tedder, Admiral Hewitt along with other British and American officers.
French Generals Charles De Gaulle and Henri Giraud with the Financial Delegation in Algiers, Algeria in North Africa during World War II. M. Roberts addresses the French Financial Delegation. Officials seated in a balcony. General Giraud addresses the delegation and takes a seat after finishing. General Charles De Gaulle addresses the delegation. People applaud after his speech. Both the Generals shake hands with the members of the committee. French General George Catroux addresses the delegation. Some officials take notes while others listen to the speaker.
French officers and officials gather in front of the French War Memorial in Floral Clock Park, Algeria,North Africa during World War II. Wreaths are seen placed at base of memorial. Free French Generals Charles de Gaulle and General Henri Honore Giraud salute the guards holding French flags. Colonial soldiers salute with swords. General De Gaulle relights the Eternal flame. Large crowd gathered at the street square. US, British and Free French flags flutter in wind from flagpoles. Speakers stand is decorated with Crosses of Lorraine and Large Letters: "R V F." General De Gaulle addresses gathering. General de Gaulle and General Giraud review military units on Parade. Military band plays. A small contingent of U.S. forces marches. carrying the Stars and Stripes. French colonial units march and a contingent of cavalry ride with weapons pointed skyward. Women in uniform march.French sailors parade.
Free French civilians arrive in Algeria,North Africa during World War II. Ships arrive in harbor. Band plays. Dignitaries watch as the Free French civilians disembark ship. Civilians walk in line. Free French soldiers are given food at a hall.
Mountains near Telergma Field in Algeria. Aircraft in flight. Aerial view of mountain. Map of Africa showing location of Telergma Field. A distant view of aircraft at Telergma Field. U.S. troops march. Tents set up. Aircraft parked on field. Aerial view of coastline and mountains.
Allied invasion of North West Africa during World War II. Coastline of Dakar, Senegal. A harbor in Dakar with ships at th harbor. A map of North West Africa depicts the location of Dakar. Aerial views of the city of Casablanca, Morocco. A harbor in Algiers, Algeria. Ships in the harbor. A large Allied invasion convoy underway in the Atlantic Ocean as aircraft fly overhead. American soldiers aboard a troops ship. U.S. aircraft carrier underway at sea. U.S. Navy Douglas Devastator TBD-1 and Dauntless SBD-1 take off from the deck of the aircraft carrier. United States troops climb down cargo nets and onto barges. Enemy aircraft in flight as they attack the Allied ships. Smoke rises as naval guns fire at the coastline. U.S. soldiers land on the shore and get off barges.