Eastern Front battle of Soviet army as it repels the German Wehrmacht from a Soviet city, and captures German POW's. The German prisoners are marched into Soviet prison camps in winter snow covered landscape under guard of Russian Army soldiers. Aerial view of massive invasion force in English Channel on D-Day for the the Invasion of Normandy. View from landing craft of American infantry going ashore. Allied soldiers taking fire from German enemy during D-Day beach landings. Allied armies moving inland through France seen in combat with Germans in French villages and towns. Many German prisoners rounded-up and seen marching toward prison camps under British and U.S. Army guard.
U.S. 769th Field Artillery and the 761st Tank Battalions, as well as other negro units battling enemy together with other Army units in the European Theater during World War 2. Tanks advance along a rough terrain. Soldiers run across a field. Column of Negro soldiers of 370th Infantry march along a road toward an attack in the Po Valley, supported by the 695th Field Artillery, who are seen loading and firing an artillery piece. Negro soldiers of 761st Tank Battalion running interference for the 409th Infantry as it is seen crossing the dragon's teeth of the Siegfried Line in March of 1945. U.S. Army tanks fire at enemy targets on a field. Soldiers advance. Negro soldiers of 761st Tank Battalion loading shells into a tank near battlefield and then participating in battle, firing from tanks during battle. Close view of negro soldiers with their tanks, and firing rifles.
A film titled 'First Allied Airborne Army in Operation Varsity, 24 March 1945' about the successful airborne crossing of the Rhine river by the 1st Allied Airborne troops during World War II. Aerial views of aircraft and gliders on ground. U.S. Army Air Forces C-46, C-47 aircraft and CG-4 gliders on a field. British Halifax and Sterling bombers. Troops of the U.S. 17th Airborne Division near the aircraft. Soldiers load equipment into gliders and aircraft. Jeeps, vehicles and other equipment loaded onto gliders. Aircraft lined up on a field. Troops don gear and board the glider and aircraft. Propellers turn as aircraft prepare to take off. Aircraft tow gliders as they take off. Gliders and aircraft in flight.
A film about the activities of the Axis powers Italy, Germany and Japan during the World War II. U.S. Army Chief of Staff George Marshall praises the United States Military offensives in Europe and Africa. Animation of a globe depicts the Allied forces in the middle east planning to isolate China and Russia. The animation depicts the German Forces crossing the British allies, joining Japan and then attacking America. It depicts U.S. plans to stop the collaboration of Germany and Japan. The American industries. The workers working in the industries. The animation depicts the shorter routes to the European Theater. Ships at sea. The explosions at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Water comes out of a pipe. Workers work on the ships. Animation depicts the need to establish American air bases closer to Japan before launching successful air attacks. The U.S. forces at a coast. Animation depicts U.S. plan to defeat Japan. Animation depicts strong German Army. Animation depicts U.S. plan to defeat the Nazi and the Fascist power in Europe.
German troops and biplanes in the European Theater. World War I: German biplanes in formation in Germany. They land and are tipped over. A flag and a tent hangar in background. World War II: A burning map of Europe. Adolf Hitler looks up into the sky. Eiffel Tower in the background. German troops march past the Arc De Triomphe in Paris.
United States Army Air forces P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes on an airfield, European Theater during World War II. U.S. P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes parked on an airfield. P-47 taxis away from parking area. Parked P-47s