Soldiers patrol the streets of Buonconvento,Italy with wrecked buildings due to heavy allied bombings during World War II. A jeep moves through the street as debris lies in the background. Pictures on wall of a destroyed building. French soldiers listen to an old fashioned phonograph.
A knocked out U.S. M115, 8 inch howitzer, in Buonconvento,Italy, during World War 2. American GIs riding in jeep pass a paper sign (left by German soldiers) pointing and giving distance to Munich, Germany. A number of signs left over from German military units formerly operating in the area, are piled up in the street.
Young partisans march through the streets of Buonconvento,Italy. Giovanni Nenzi,leader of young partisans delivers a speech to them as they sit and listen to him.
Young partisans march through the streets of Buonconvento,Italy and enter Montalcino castle. Partisans assembled outside the castle sing in a group. Partisans armed with guns guard Fascist prisoners held at Montalcino castle.
Allied tanks with soldiers atop it roll out on the streets of Buonconvento,Italy. French civilians also throng the streets. Wrecked buildings and debris. Soldiers enter a building carrying their guns.
The 1944 U.S. Presidential election in 1944, during World War 2. Newsboy hawks newspaper extra edition, with headline referring to "Nip and Tuck" race. View of Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, at twilight, as lights begin to turn on. Wooden barricades seen set up in front of some establishments to protect against damage from large crowds anticipated as election returns come in. Moving illuminated sign on the Times building reads: "Nearly 45 per cent of Bronx and Manhattan voters said to have cast ballots." Two men look up at the sign. Officials open a voting machine and begin to report information. At another location officials remove paper ballots from their precinct box. A radio announcer reviewing results and reporting them over the air. A woman is seen entering voter returns in chalk, on a national tote board. Citizens gathered to watch results. American soldier listening to results over a radio, in Italy and France. Newscasters reporting on radio as the returns come in. An American family seated in their living room listening to voting returns reports on their radio. Crowds surging in Times Square as returns indicate likely victory for Roosevelt. Crowd in Times Square including many American service members in uniform.