A large number of casualties as a result of World War II. War continues with artillery fired in Belgium, a ship underway in Atlantic, a wounded in Pacific Theater and a graveyard.
War equipment and supplies transported to different parts by the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Animation of a map depicts the routes taken by the ships to supply war equipment in different parts of the world. Men load supplies on donkeys. The donkeys loaded with supplies walk through rocky terrain. An aircraft loaded with supplies in flight. A warship in the Atlantic Ocean. A soldier observes through a binoculars. An aircraft in flight overhead the ship drops bombs. Explosions in water as bombs are dropped. A convoy of ships. American soldiers land in England. The soldiers disembark from the ships. A soldier carries supplies out of the ship. New Caledonia : Soldiers march out of a warship. The soldiers wave standing at the ship rail. Soldiers march holding flag of the United States. Flag of New Caledonia and the United States hanging out of a building. Iran : A stencil mark of USSR on a crate shows materials arrived from Soviet Union. Two soldiers greet and salute each other. Two soldiers standing in front of a vehicle talk. Egypt : Soldiers walk on a gangplank to unload supplies from a ship. Trucks parked. A train pulls past the trucks parked. A U.S. aircraft carrying cargo in flight. A U.S. aircraft stationed. Animation depicts the air routes of the U.S. Army air transport command. Men carry aircraft parts. Men stack crates. A U.S. aircraft drops supplies in isolated areas of New Guinea. Men look skywards as the aircraft drops supplies.
Overseas activities of United States Coast Guard in World War II. U.S. Landing Craft Infantry,LCI(L) 617,part of LCI Flotilla 22 in World War 2. She is seen underway in rough waters of the Pacific ocean during 1945.Coast Guardsman ordered to Battle stations. A Coast Guardsman observes approaching enemy aircraft through binoculars. Coast guard gunner fires Antiaircraft guns using foot trigger. Enemy plane crashes in ocean. A Coast Guardsman signals using semaphore flags. Beachhead supply operations. Coast Guard Picket Boat, CG-42022, seen patrolling around U.S. transport ships in a Persian port, while they carry lend lease supplies to the Soviet Union.Coast Guard combat patrol in jungle using canines. The Cactus (A) Class 180 foot buoy tender, USCGC Tupelo placing a buoy at sea. Releasing a weather balloon. A Coast Guard wooden 83 foot cutter ("83 footer"). Loading a Coast Guard B-24 aircraft on Guam. The plane takes off. Invasion task force of U.S. warships underway. Coast Guard crews at various duty stations aboard their ships during the war.. The former luxury liner, SS Manhattan,underway, her decks crowded with troops, following her conversion into the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Wakefield (AP-21). U.S. Navy attack transport,USS Arthur Middleton (APA-25) at sea in the Pacific. Coast Guard operating transport ships unloading cargo for Allied invasion forces and running inter-island shipping service in the Pacific, during World War II.Landing Ship Tank (LST-788) arriving at the beach next to Landing Ship Medium, LSM-242, on Iwo Jima. A Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) being driven off LST-760. USS LCI(L)-87, Flagship of LCI Flotilla 10. Her Captain, M. E. Imlay, USCG, is seen on her bridge, before departing from England for the Normandy invasion. U.S. Landing Craft Infantry, LCI(L)-668 at beach and troops wading ashore.
A line of aircraft carriers at sea in the Pacific Theater. U.S. sailors stroll on deck of warship, in the sunshine. An American Destroyer, USS Flusser (DD-368) underway. United States naval officers consult a navigation chart aboard ship. An American sailor signals with semaphore flags. A U.S. warship in the North Atlantic. U.S. sailor (radioman) alerts all ships in a convoy to presence of a German surface raider, and gives its position as Longitude 23:45 West and Latitude 63:14 North (vicinity of Iceland). A British sailor (a Leading Telegraphist - radio operator) aboard a British warship, acknowledges " OK USA, OK USA, thank you very much." Ships in convoy seen. British Destroyer HMS Amazon (D39) launches depth charges. A Royal Navy Commander looks through binoculars. The British Destroyer HMS Anthony (H40) steams past.
Fall of Benito Mussolini in Italy. Mussolini seen speaking to a crowd and shaking his fist. Sicily surrenders to Allied troops during World War II. German soldiers holding white surrender flags march forward. Civilians in Italy cheer the arrival of smiling American soldiers. Scene changes to American B-25 bomber aircraft dropping bombs over Japanese positions in Pacific Theater. Close view of bombardier calibrating position and bombs away from bomb bay doors toward Japanese-held targets. Gun camera footage of Allied aircraft attacking Nazi Wolfpack submarines in the Atlantic. Allied aircraft, including B-25 bombers, bombing German industry and cities during a night raid. In England, church service is held open to the sky in the ruins of bombed out Coventry Cathedral, which had been destroyed by German Luftwaffe blitz bombing. Clergy, robed choir members, and parisioners seen at the enthronement service of Bishop of Coventry Neville Gorton in 1943, enclosed only by the exterior walls of St. Michaels, Coventry Cathedral.
A film on contributions of Negro soldiers in the U.S. Army. A map of the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans. The Allies liberate several towns from the Axis Powers during World War II. Soldiers pass along the streets of the liberated towns. Large crowds of civilians greet them and cheer. Soldiers board ships. A ship convoy underway at sea. Equipment, ammunition and supplies must reach troops in a battle area in time, so that the troops can win war. Supplies being unloaded from landing crafts. Soldiers aboard tanks and military vehicles advance along a battlefield. Construction of bridges and roads on the battlefield. Soldiers work on the Alcan Highway. Smoke from firing and bombardment. Soldiers fire artillery. Aircraft in flight overhead, drop bombs. Soldiers fire anti aircraft guns.