Machine power in Canada and Germany. Canadian Industry workers walk into a war plant punching their time cards, as they enter. Men welding. Steel worker checking heat of hot steel with temperature-reading glasses. Workers in Canadian factory prepare machinery for war. 20th April 1939: Adolf Hitler in Berlin, Germany reviews his army in parade on his 50th birthday (Narrator incorrectly states the year as 1938, but Hitler's 50th birthday was in 1939 and these images are from the 1939 parade). Heavy breakthrough tanks roll by, followed by Army division assault tanks. Motorized troops march followed by Infantry and then parachute troops. Stuka Dive bombers fly overhead with Berlin Victory Column (Siegessäule) in the foreground. Hitler and others watch the flight.
Doctor James Smith, President of Louisiana State University arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Doctor James Smith brought from Canada to New Orleans where he is to serve jail time for embezzlement charges. Aircraft lands on the runway and Doctor James Smith and other people come out of it. Crowd gather around the airplane. View of various LSU buildings, a tower and scenes from the college campus of Louisiana State University in 1939.
Franklin D. Roosevelt visits Canada, Campobello Island, Canada. USS Tuscaloosa, cruiser underway at sea, enroute to Campobello Island. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt aboard the Tuscaloosa. He gets into barge along with the Tuscaloosa. The barge lands. President Roosevelt in the barge. A building on the island. The President and officials discuss. He talks with a man and a woman. Birds including hens, cranes and turkeys seen.
A pilot learns flying in a special trainer in Canada. The pilot seated in the special trainer. A man stands near the special trainer. The pilot closes the door of the trainer. Another man talks with the pilot over a radio. The special trainer rotates. The pilot and the man seated at a table learn the basics of flying in a special trainer.
Men catch fish in Omemee, Ontario in Canada. Fishing net is brought up. Fishermen holds a fish, checks it and throws it back into water. Woman on boat catches a fish. Flag of United Kingdom on a boat in the background. People stand on porch of a house. Woman prepares food. People seated at dinning table in a garden to have their meal.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. A large crowd gathers on a street to greet the King and the Queen. Bakers standing near a table. A cake on the table. The King and the Queen come outside a building. A large crowd cheer and wave towards them. People standing near the cake. Aerial view of the large crowd on the street. A war memorial at Connaught Square dedicated to the soldiers who died in World War II. The dignitaries place a wreath on the memorial.