Use and manufacture of artillery during World War II. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler giving Nazi salute and German troops marching. A newspaper headline reads 'Poland Invaded'. Japanese zero aircraft in flight and bomb strikes on U.S. Navy ships at Pearl Harbor. Scenes from water of the devastation in Pearl Harbor after attack by Japanese aircraft on U.S. Navy ships. A flight of U.S. Navy Douglas TBD torpedo bombers dropping torpedoes. U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt seated at a desk signing declaration of war, in 1941. U.S. war production workers manufacturing tanks, guns, ammunition, artillery, shells, and jeeps in arms and munitions factories. War materiel including Army jeeps and tanks loaded with soldiers on parade. U.S. troops firing artillery in North Africa. U.S. forces advancing through wet jungles in the Pacific Theater of World War 2.
German invasion of European countries during World War II. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini shakes hands with Adolf Hitler. People gathered in a square in Rome, Italy, cheering as they listen to Mussolini speak. View of Mussolini speaking and waving his hands in animated fashion. Greek Army troops marching in traditional uniform. Animated map depicts Italian advance in Greece and the backward drive of Italian troops. Mussolini walking on a path and saluting his forces. A newspaper headline about Nazi movement in Greece. Close-up aerial view of a German Luftwaffe Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber beginning its dive and releasing bombs. German aircraft bombard Greek cities and cities in Yugoslavia. Aerial view of damaged palace building in Belgrade, Yugoslavia after German bombing that began April 6, 1941 in Operation Retribution. Animated map depicts German advance in Yugoslavia. A map depicts German advance in Greece. Aerial view of the city of Athens as seen from German aircraft, with a German Luftwaffe aircraft in foreground.
A German campaign in the Caucasus region in the European Theater during World War II. A map depicts the German campaign in the Caucasus region. The snow covered Caucasus Mountains. Soldiers seated at a camp area. A soldier pulls a horse as he climbs up a snow covered slope. German soldiers advance across the area. The soldiers carry equipment as they advance. They place the equipment on the snow covered ground. Artillery being set up. A soldier mans a gun.
Soviet airplanes in the European Theater during World War II. A Soviet two-engine bomber takes off. A bomber in flight. Interior of the bomber shows a bombardier over target areas. Bombs fall toward a target. Bomb strikes. Interior: The aircraft in flight shows crew of the Soviet bomber. Bombs fall.
Excerpt from popular German propaganda film released during World War 2, entitled "Kampfgeschwader Luetzow" directed by Hans Bertram. The dramatizations use authentic German airplanes and include: German air attack on British fleet in European Theater during World War II. German aircraft Heinkel He 111 warms up and the crew enters bomb hatch. The interior of the He 111 aircraft shows the pilot in cockpit, and landing gear moves. The Heinkel taxis past, and other aircraft are seen in the background. Formation of Heinkel aircraft pass over airstrip. Dog mascot. A British convoy of ships underway at sea. The Heinkels in flight. The Bombardier in the Heinkel. The doors of the bomb hatch opens. British transport lays smoke screen. The Heinkel 111 in flight. Bombs dropped from Heinkel. Guns mounted on ships fired.
German motorized and horse drawn equipment advance further in Soviet Union under cover of aerial bombardment. German bombers drop bombs over Soviet targets.