United States Engineers locate German mines in Emile, France during World War II. A tank retriever tows a damaged United States M5A1 light tank near Emilie, France. A soldier pulls a rope. A soldier lying on the ground gets up.
United States Engineers locate German Teller mines in Emile, France during World War II. 134th Regiment soldiers of the United States 35th Division move forward along the edge of a road. U.S. Major General Paul W. Bade visits soldiers of 35th Division. He speaks to Engineer officer. General Bade and officer confer over a map as a photographer takes pictures. Engineers of 60th Engineer Battalion probe mines. Engineers probe the ground for mines. German Teller mine being uncovered and engineers hook a long line onto the mine for removal.
United States Engineers locate German mines in Emile, France during World War II. United States Engineers carry Bangalore torpedoes along the road. Torpedoes being fused with primer cords. TNT(Trinitrotoluene ) torpedoes being tied to torpedoes. Men place sandbags to trap down torpedoes. Torpedoes explode as smoke rises. Troops move across a cleared road.
United States Engineers locate German mines in Emile, France during World War II. Charges are set off on a road to clear land mines. American soldiers move on the cleared road. View of explosive charges used to clear land mines.
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.
U.S. Army soldier reads newspaper while listening to radio. Soldiers doing their respective chores, listen to AFN (American Forces Network) Radio. General Marshall and General Eisenhower announce the creation of AFN, in 1942. July 4, 1943, the first broadcast of AFN. General Eisenhower mingling with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, on the eve of D-day. U.S. B-26 aircraft in flight. United States soldiers aboard landing craft and wading ashore at Normandy, France, on D-day, June 6, 1944. Soldiers tuning radios in the field. United States Sherman tanks and infantry move along country road in France. Audio includes portions from AFN broadcasts, including an announcer saying "You are listening to AFN Paris. This is the American Forces Network, on the road to Berlin." Road sign points to St. Lo. Group of U.S. soldiers gathered around a jeep with a radio, listening to AFN, in Germany.