United States 35th Division troops in Besancon, France. French civilians look from their balconies. A group of men put an American flag on a wall. A sign board along a road reads 'Besancon'. The troops in trucks and jeeps drive past on a road.
United States 36th Division troops in Besancon, France. A convoy of United States 36th Division moves on the streets of Besancon. The troops march on foot. Tanks, trucks and armored vehicles pass over a reconstructed bridge. French civilians standing at a roadside watch the movement.
United States 3rd Infantry Division troops in Besancon, France. Explosions on the streets in Besancon. Troops open a box of TNT(trinitrotoluene). They place the chemical explosive on a wooden platform. The troops clear out the debris on the street. An ambulance drives past. Bulldozers lift heavy metal. An army vehicle parked on a road. An explosion in the background.
Artillery shells land near houses in the hills occupied by Nazis in Besancon, France. United States troops march on a street led by a band. Onlookers watch from roadside. The soldiers march with flags and rifles in hands.
A Frenchman cuts hair of women collaborators in Besancon, France. French civilians on a street. A man cuts hair of women collaborators on the street. Some women smile while others cry. A woman collaborator with a Nazi symbol on her chest. Onlookers watch the collaborators with their shaved heads.
United States 35th Division troops in Besancon, France. A board over a road reads 'Commissioner De Police'. French civilians stand outside the police headquarters. A marquis carries wounded patriots on a stretcher. United States 35th Infantry Division troops with tanks and equipment move on the streets. French civilians wave at U.S. soldiers.