Allied troops advance into Broney, France during World War II in drive to encircle Paris. Catholic nuns and curates greet U.S. Army soldiers of the 3rd Armored Division outside town of Broney. Nuns speak to soldiers and smile.
Allied troops advance from Paris into Broney, France during World War II, working to encircle Paris. French civilians gathered on either side of a road. People cheer and wave as they celebrate their liberation from Nazi control. U.S. 3rd Armored Division soldiers enter the city on tanks. Tanks roll past cheering civilians. A tank moves on a pontoon bridge across Seine river. Tanks cross the bridge.
Allied troops encircling Paris, France during World War II. U.S. Army 3rd Armored Division tanks enter town of Broney as civilians cheer them on. Tanks roll past the civilians. Tanks advance across a field to encircle Paris. Aircraft in flight as they support tanks in their advance.
Allied troops advance encircling Paris, France during World War II. French civilians in the town of Broney gather around U.S. Army 3rd Armored Division tank as they write signatures and thank you notes on the body of the tank using chalk. Soldiers in vehicles advance in Paris as people welcome them. A view of the fields and mountains in the countryside. Soldiers on tanks as they advance into the city via the Rue de la Fontaine.
Thanksgiving 1944 in Northeastern France, with the U.S. 26th Infantry Division, during World War 2. Several U.S. Army women nurses walk through muddy snow covered field in Northeastern France, during World War II. One of them pulls a small sled. At the same time,US troops march along sides of a nearby road. A U.S. soldier is issued a winter coat by a quartermaster.Other soldiers putting on new overcoats. U.S. troops in overcoats march along a wet road. A soldier holds up a sign reading," 26 'Yankee' Infantry Division, HAPPY- THANKSGIVING !, Europe 1944." The troops huddle over field cook stoves in a field. They smoke cigarettes. Large group of U.S. soldiers in a chow line near a cemetery in a French town (probably Dieuze, which they captured on November 20th). They receive a Thanksgiving dinner. Soldiers playing football on a snow covered field.
U.S. Army soldier reads newspaper while listening to radio. Soldiers doing their respective chores, listen to AFN (American Forces Network) Radio. General Marshall and General Eisenhower announce the creation of AFN, in 1942. July 4, 1943, the first broadcast of AFN. General Eisenhower mingling with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, on the eve of D-day. U.S. B-26 aircraft in flight. United States soldiers aboard landing craft and wading ashore at Normandy, France, on D-day, June 6, 1944. Soldiers tuning radios in the field. United States Sherman tanks and infantry move along country road in France. Audio includes portions from AFN broadcasts, including an announcer saying "You are listening to AFN Paris. This is the American Forces Network, on the road to Berlin." Road sign points to St. Lo. Group of U.S. soldiers gathered around a jeep with a radio, listening to AFN, in Germany.