Peaceful scenes of pre-war England, showing a church with sheep grazing on its lawn, and college building. In contrast, explosion and results of German bombing is shown, with buildings collapsing and ruined. A long line of Chinese soldiers marching along the Great Wall of china. Shadows of three Japanese bombers flying over Chinese landscape. On May 4, 1942, Madame Chiang Kai-Shek decorates American fliers who made the first attack on Tokyo in World War 2. Wearing a Chinese decoration around his neck, Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle, who led that raid by U.S. B-25 bombers from the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet, poses with Madame Chiang and others of his group. Scenes of Moscow, Soviet Russia, including a T-70 light tank moving rapidly along a city street. A Soviet Petlyakov Pe-2 dive bomber taking off in a snow storm. U.S. troops on a halftrack in North Africa. British artillerymen firing a 25 pounder in the desert. Glimpses of smoke rising from enemy strikes at cities in England, Russia, and China. Scenes of destruction. Brief street scenes of unscarred towns and cities in the United States. Defense workers in America going to work at Ranger Aircraft Engines factory (later part of Fairchild Aircraft and Engine Corporation), and a star flag showing war service by worker families. Farmers in Western U.S. harvesting grain. Railroad trains and river barges carrying harvest from U.S. farms. Herds of cattle and sheep being raised for the war effort in Western U.S. Aerial view of orchards and farms in America. A mining bucket filled with iron ore. Barge carrying the ore. A steel mill in operation. Scrap iron being recycled. View from production floor of U.S. bomber aircraft being built in a defense plant. Countless freight cars in a railroad marshaling yard at a port, where a tug boat and a freighter are seen in the water. War materiel piled up at the port. A convoy of supply ships underway.
A gathering of the people of the Axis nations in the European Theater during World War II. A band plays musical instruments. A large crowd of Japanese, Italian and German people collect for a world conference. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler addresses the throng.
Territorial ambitions of the Axis nations in the European Theater during World War II. Pictures of the President of the Reichstag Hermann Goring, Deputy to Adolf Hitler Rudolf Hess (or Heß), Dietrich, Reinhardt, Todt, Darrey, Ley and Paul Joseph Goebbels. A large crowd gives the Nazi salute. A poster reads 'Impero Romano'. Animated map depicts territorial ambitions of the Axis nations.
Invasion plans of the Axis power in the European Theater during World War II. Imperial Japanese Navy Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto speaks of Japanese desires. The U.S. Capitol and the Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. Axis troops parade in Berlin, Germany. Animated diagram shows 'divide and rule' ambitions of the Axis powers. A German leader speaks in a studio. A get together of young boys and girls. People walk on either side of a road. A large number of infants lying for a concert.
Norwegian troops in the European Theater during World War II. Minister President of Norway Vidkun Quisling and German officers inspect the troops. A statue in the background. Buildings in the background. Vichy French troops march. They entrain in Marseilles, France. They meet their loved ones and board trains. They bid good bye as the trains leave the station.
Norwegian collaborationists in the European Theater during World War II. A flag flying on a flag pole. The collaborationists get food. Men serve them food from containers. Men and women eat the food. Minister President of Norway Vidkun Quisling arrives to meet them.