German POWs gathered near U.S. Navy ship USS Thomas Stone at the port of Bone, Algeria. Naval officer and sailors watch as German prisoners board the ship. German soldiers walk across a ramp to board the USS Thomas Stone. An African American U.S. Navy cook wearing chef's hat holds a small object while standing next to one of the German soldiers. He then hands it to the German soldier who continues boarding.
Convoy of U.S. General Lee (M3) tanks rolls through the streets of Bone (now Annaba) in Algeria,North Africa. Natives cross desert with their camels and donkeys in the background. The tank convoy heads for the Tunisian Front. American C-47 transport planes loaded with supplies follow the convoy from above. Sign board reads 'GHARDIMAOU SOUK AHRAS'. The tank convoy climbs the Atlas mountain range lying east of the province of Souk Ahras. Dispatch riders speed ahead of the convoy on their motorbikes. Tanks being camouflaged to set up a bivouac. A U.S. soldier shaves another soldier. Anti aircraft gun crew member scans the skies at dim light.
Shows an air raid by German Messerschmitt 109s and Junkers 88 bombers on Bone in Algeria, North Africa, during World War 2. Allied forces counterattack and fire tracer bullets. Air raid sirens sound and people in streets flee for cover. Anti aircraft (AA) gun crew fires at German planes. British Supermarine Spitfire takes off from an Allied airfield in Bone. U.S. P-38s in the skies. RAF Spitfires and USAAF P-38s engage German Messerschmitt 109s and Junkers 88s. Burning wreckage of a downed Messerschmitt. Scenes of air battle at night. Several burning wreckages of downed Nazi planes. Parachute flares dropped from a German plane are hit by tracer bullets. Junkers 88 burns at night. Bombed buildings in Bone and people on the streets with their belongings. Local people signal ' V ' for their victory over the Germans. Wreckage of downed German planes such as Messerschmitts, Dornier DO-17s and Heinkel 111s scattered across a countryside field. Tail section of Messerschmitt with swastika symbol.
Lieutenant General Mark Clark of U.S. Army, British General Kenneth Anderson, British Admiral Andrew Cunningham, and French Admiral Jean Darlan review United States troops at Algiers in Algeria. U.S. troops salute passingt the high ranking officers. Robert Murphy, United States Minister to North Africa, conversing with U.S. soldiers. U.S. troops aboard a Landing Craft Tank (LCT). Guns mounted on the LCT. Buoy in the harbor and city of Algiers in the background. Distant vessels stand in the harbor. U.S. soldiers aboard an LCT. Black belts (light preservers) around soldiers' waists . Distant convoy of Allied ships escorted by British destroyers head to Bone, Algeria. A view of harbor at Bone. U.S. General Lee Tanks (M3) are unloaded from LCT at the shore. Men unload cargo of ammunition from a Britsh supply ship. Men handle ammunition crates at a supply depot.
A documentary depicts Algeria soon after its independence. A coast along the Mediterranean Sea. The city of Oran. Houses in the city. A lion sculpture in the foreground. Architecture and sculptures of the city. Algerian flags flutter in windows. A bus drives past. The mountains of the Grand Kabili. Rugged hilly terrain in the east of Algeria. A flock of sheep. Two shepherds sit on a hill. Fruits growing on trees. A water body. An electricity tower. The port city of Annaba. A man makes a fishing net. A ship at a port. Mining equipment in operation to mine out ores. A heap of an ore. The Atlas Mountain range. The city of Constantine. Traffic on the streets. A memorial reads 'Place Des Martyrs'. The Algerian flag atop it. Wheat producing area in the south. Men work with farming machines. A man carries a load of hay.
Images and testimony related to the Nuremberg Trials held at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg, Germany in October 1946. Flashbacks of a variety of Nazi crimes against humanity during the years of World War II. Reference to testimony of Kenaris and Hans Frank in describing Nazi policies and methods for exterminating Poles and others. Pictures recording the implementation and results of Nazi policies; atrocities and murder of victims in Ouradour Sur Glane in France, in Bande in Belgium, in the Catacombe of San Callisto in Italy and in Czechoslovakia. Nazi forces seen leveling and destroying the town of Lidice in Czechoslovakia in 1942 in retaliation for the assassination of SS Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich. Corpses of the victims of the Nazi concentration camps, including Auschwitz, in 1945. Bones of humans in crematory ovens. Cramped starved camp victims in barracks. Stacks of luggage and suitcases of victims at a concentration camp, along with locks of hair, stacks of toothbrushes. Shaving cream brushes, shoes, clothing, and finally, piles of bones of camp victims. Testimony of Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss (sometimes spelled Höß or Hoess or Hess) describes concentration camps at Auschwitz in Poland. As scenes of victims in hospitals are shown, testimony of Rudolf Hoess is read, describing medical experiments include lowering the body temperature, injecting the body with poisons and infectious diseases and subjecting the body to high altitude pressure chambers. Shows pile of mutilated corpses.The "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign over the camp entrance of Auschwitz. Scenes of dead victims of Nazi brutality in the concentration camps.