Animated sequence shows flags of Allied forces advancing through France against German forces during World War 2. U.S. and Free French flags shown in South of France and British and Canadian to the North. Beyond the Seine River, German soldiers are seen watching the launch of V-1 buzz bombs against London. Aerial views of British armored units racing towards Brussels, Belgium. Local people wave and applaud them as they move through villages towards Brussels. Crowds greet them joyfully as they enter Brussels. American soldiers crossing fields and entering the boundaries of Germany. British soldiers (Tommies) being given drinks by Belgian man in Brussels. American soldier walking with another who is clowning around, wearing a top hat and carrying an umbrella. Line of surrendering German soldiers on bicycles. A German Army Division, of about 20 thousand soldiers marching along a road to surrender. Canadian troops advancing in the North, happen upon a deserted German "flying bomb" site. American P-51 fighters operating on a German airfield. U.S. troops setting up communications on poles. Allied troops being entertained by USO performer. British and American troops moving through Germany.
Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Jean Blume, leader of socialist national movement against occupation in Belgium, shares his experiences of the days spent at Breendonk concentration camp in Belgium. He expresses joy at being liberated by American Army from Buchenwald concentration camp. (Note: Jean Blume was a Resistance Leader during the Nazi occupation in World War 2. The Gestapo arrested him on January 19, 1943 and he was imprisoned in Breendonk. In May 1944, he and many others, were sent to Buchenwald. They were released on April 11, 1945.)
A film titled 'Berlin conference 1945' shows United States President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State James F. Byrnes aboard the Cruiser USS Augusta (CA-31) while on their way to Germany for Three-Power Berlin Peace Conference. Several views of President Truman aboard the USS Augusta. He salutes with hand over heart as U.S. Navy warships pass in review. Truman and Secretary of State, Byrnes, descend a stair on the ship. They are seated on deck and President Truman waves his hat at people on the shore, as the Augusta enters port at Antwerp, Belgium. Senior Allied officers come aboard to greet the President and his party. President Truman walks down the gangplank to the pier, followed by Secretary Byrnes. Truman and Byrnes in back seat of an open car, accompanied by Secret Service agents, waves to spectators as they drive off the pier. Later, a motorcade is seen passing parked airplanes. Truman greets Officers of the U.S. Army 35th Division. He boards Air Force One, the "Sacred Cow," a VC-54C aircraft (tail number: 2107451) at Brussels Airport, Belgium. The Air Force One seen in flight above clouds and then parking at airfield in Germany. Presidential motorcade in Berlin, on Unter Den Linden, and passing through the Brandenburg Gate. Portraits of Truman, Stalin, and Churchill, on stone pillars. Inserted scenes of Hitler in motorcade and speaking in Berlin. President Truman speaking in an outdoor venue, with General Omar Bradley and other high ranking American officers standing behind him. His remarks are broadcast and people shown listening in America
Aviator Charles Lindbergh acclaimed in Brussels, Belgium, after flying from Paris, following his reception there after completing his solo transatlantic flight. Lindbergh motorcade arriving in center of Brussels. 'Spirit of St. Louis' plane in flight, from Paris to Brussels. Brief view of Evere airfield, Brussels, Belgium. View of crowd packed into Market Square in Brussels. Charles Lindbergh, standing on balcony of Brussels Town Hall waves his hat to the cheering crowd.
Visit of film executives to Brussels, Belgium to Frankfurt in Germany. A plane takes the film executives from Brussels to Frankfurt. They enter the Farben building. Military officers welcome them. Film producers dine at General Eisenhower's private dining hall at Farben building. Robert Murphy, German Ambassador speaks to Edgar Mannix.
President Harry S. Truman of the United States visits Berlin and other places in Europe after World War II. Buildings and streets of Antwerp in Belgium. President Truman and U.S. Secretary of State James Byrnes aboard U.S. Ship Augusta. President raises his hat and waves to spectators on the dock at Antwerp. Few buildings damaged during war can be seen. Motorcade of President moving towards the Evere Airport in Brussels. Cars in cities and countryside of Belgium. At the Evere Airport, the 35th Infantry Division gives the honor guard to President. Soldiers in attention position near the Air Transport command airplanes on the airfield.