Royal Air Force bombers bomb Nazi factory in Eindhoven, Holland during World War II. The bombers comprised of Venturas, Mosquitos Mitchells and Bostons flew from an airfield in England. Pictures of a bomb blast. Animated map depicting the course of flight to Holland. Aircraft in flight. Plans fly over the North Sea. Aircraft drop bombs over a Nazi radio factory in Eindhoven, Holland. Smoke rises as bombs impact. Aircraft return to England. Damaged aircraft as men look at them.
Gliders are retrieved by TCC C-47s in Eindhoven, Netherlands,. Animated map of Eindhoven. Gliders at Eindhoven, Netherlands. Men are in operation to overhaul the plane. 9th Troop Carrier Command C-47 lands. General P.L. Williams inspects the military operation. Men prepare for picking up gliders. Gliders are towed and ends of the ropes are tied to gliders and C-47's. A man gives signal for take off of C-47. Men use the gliders pick up device. Glider is ready for pick up. C-47 pick the glider up and flies with glider.
Airborne operation in Netherlands. Map shown. The 82nd Airborne Division and 101st Airborne Division prepare for a mission in the Netherlands. Paratroops board C-47s and fly to their objectives. . Glider troops prepare to take off. They board to gliders. Gliders take off, fly and land at Eindhoven. Troops assemble for their initial objectives. Troops hold rifles and pass away on jeep.
U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and British Marshal Bernard Montgomery walking together and consulting a map, during World War 2. Sky filled parachutes of American paratroopers dropping from U.S C-47 airplanes over the Netherlands. A German airplane shot down and crashing with an explosion. U.S. C-47 aircraft towing gliders. U.s. Gliders landing in farm fields, some upending in the process. Paratrooper using crash an ax in attempt to rescue injured soldier from a crashed glider. U.S. military vehicle driving across the Rhine River on the Remagen bridge. A fallen soldier on the bridge sidewalk. U.S. forces driving through Eindhoven, Netherlands. U.S. Army artillery firing on AAchen, Germany. U.S. P-38s bombing the city.Views of destroyed buildings in Aachen. A U.S. sherman tank exiting tunnel to a street. Sign above tunnel reads: Aachen-RotheErde. Urban warfare in and around Aachen. U.S. tank destroyer firing. U.S. tanks firing. U.S.infantry firing small arms. House-to-house combat.German prisoners being escorted under armed guard. American flag being raised on municipal building in Aachen, Germany. German refugees from the city with their belongings. A German woman ,with her family, talks with an American soldier.
Allied troops in Holland during World War II. Jeeps towing equipment move along a road. Civilians cheer. Houses along the sides of a street. A sign board reads: 'Hertogenbosch, Nijmegen and Eindhoven'. British XXX Corps tanks roll through streets. Local spectators stand on both sides of the street.
This town is Son, just north of Eindhoven
Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Serge Kaplan, Jewish internee from Eindhoven Netherlands speaks about the difficult conditions at various concentration camps which made life difficult for the internees and also led to death of many people. He states that he was in a concentration camp in Poland and came to Buchenwald in January 1945. He expresses his joy on being set free by the American Army.