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.
American troops welcomed in village, by Nuns and children, and in Paris, France, in August, 1944. December 16, 1944, German counterattack causes American casualties. Dead and wounded shown being picked up on stretchers. American troops advancing across fields.Tanks and burning buildings. Americans fight in streets of town and from trenches, with snow on ground. Chaplain prays over body of fallen American soldier. More views of U.S. wounded on stretchers. German officers led by General Manteuffel planning actions. German home front civilian guards (Volkssturm national militia) seen on parade. German Tiger II tanks of s.Pz.Abt.503 parade in a training area. German SS troops advance during the Battle of the Bulge. German "buzz bomb" shown in flight. Smoke rises from buzz bomb strike on town.