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.
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.
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.
Activities of the Seabees in Scotland in 1941 and in Algeria in 1943, during World War II. News headlines in 1943 read : ' Italy is out of war' and '17 more Italian towns taken'. An animated map. The Clyde valley in Scotland showing a base built by the U.S. Navy Seabees, in 1941. Numerous quonset huts and vehicles are seen. View of the River Clyde, where 2400 feet of oceangoing dock are being assembled. A ship anchored at a harbor displaying U.S. flag. Allied troops board a landing ship with their belongings. An animated map tracing travel of Allied invasion forces from Scotland to Oran, Algeria, where Seabees are seen testing a floating causway that would be used for invasion of Sicily. Scuttled axis ships and other obstacles and damage that Seabees must repair in occupied ports. Allied ships and troops proceeding for invasion of Sicily. Allied warships bombarding Sicilian coast.
Preparations that are made for prosecution of war criminals after the end of World War 2 in Europe. Women war victims standing on a farm. People weeping. Scenes of the main gate and barracks at the German concentration camp of Buchenwald. Scenes from Allied military interrogation of Doctor Adolf Wahlmann, head physician at the Hadamar Euthanasia Centre. Allied soldier opens door of a gas chamber at Dachau with label "Brausebad" (Shower Bath) over the door. A view of the gas chamber interior. A book titled: 'Moscow Conference of Foreign Ministers 1943' on a table. Hands opening the book. Officers seated at a desk sign the Moscow Agreement. Soviet politician and diplomat Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov and British Foreign Secretary Robert Anthony Eden seated at a desk. They sign the Moscow Agreement document in 1943. Doctor Hans Frank, Nazi minister of Justice, seen at a podium addressing an audience of Nazi officers. Interior of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, United States. Officers inside a building. The U.S. flag on a wall as narrator describes justice system for World War 2 war criminals with goal that it will be objective and there will be no martyrs of a flawed judicial proceeding. German citizens being led to view a concentration camp. Dead bodies and bones piled up in the camp.