Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh in Antwerp, Belgium after his trans Atlantic flight. The plane the Spirit of St. Louis. The plane takes off. Lindbergh at an airport in Belgium. People gather at the airport. The plane lands and bystanders watch. Lindbergh is greeted. People gather at a palace. The plane lands in Croydon, England. People gather.Lindbergh poses with Ambassador Alanson B. Houghton. He addresses the people.
Map sketching positions of German forces at Alcheren and Arnhem separated by Allied forces at Antwerp and Numegen, Belgium, during World War 2. Views of the port at Antwerp silent and unusable due to German control of the Scheldt River downstream. British forces attacking those German forces at Walcheren, as Canadian, and Polish forces secure the South bank of the river. Royal Navy and Marines and Norwegians operating in the river itself. British minesweepers in the Scheldt River. The first supply ship arriving at port of Antwerp after Allied forces secured the river to the sea. The derricks and port facilities busy handling Allied ships and supplies. American Army trucks carrying supplies from the Port of Antwerp to Allied forces. Allied artillery barrage at night.
The British 2nd Army advances on Tournai, Antwerp, and Ghent in Belgium. Animated map shows the advance in Belgium. Sign of France. The British 2nd Army rolls through Tournai, Belgium (September 3): Soldiers advance on Tournai. Army tanks and soldiers move over bridge and fire. Ghent citizens help wipe out final resistance. Large crowd gathers and allied troops on army tanks fire in city. The British 2nd Army fights in Antwerp on 4th September: German equipment burned and soldiers fire. Troops fight in streets. Nazi defenders run near railway tracks.
Opening scene shows Belgian rescue workers searching for survivors of a German V-2 rocket strike in the city of Antwerp, Belgium, on 17 December, 1944, during World War 2. Some clergymen help steel-helmeted emergency workers carry a victim from the rubble, on a stretcher. Aerial view of the port of Antwerp showing its extensive facilities including rail lines. U.S. Army troops of the American 2nd Infantry Division withdrawing in trucks towards Elsenborn, Belgium, as the German offensive gains ground. Snow covers the ground. Piles of fuel, gas, and diesel cans are seen on fire at a fuel dump near Stavelot, Belgium, where soldiers of Company A, 526th Armored Infantry Battalion, are destroying the fuels to keep them out of the hands of German forces advancing on the town. U.S. Army engineers carry boxes of TNT inside German-built pillbox fortifications and and blow them up. Large explosions seen. An engineer notching a tree beside a road. Others insert explosives and string wire to detonate the charges and create road blocks. Engineers place land mines into holes in a road outside of Elsenborn.
A V-2 rocket attack on Antwerp, Belgium. Boats underway from Antwerp to Viersel. Buildings in the background. Ships sink in the harbor at Antwerp. A bridge across a ship channel.
A V-2 rocket attack on Antwerp, Belgium during World War II. Ships docked at a harbor. A high altitude view of the area. Houses in the background. A train passes on a railway track in the background. Vehicles parked outside buildings. The port of Antwerp and the vicinity.