British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill together with Mrs. (Clementine) Churchill, Mr. Harry Hopkins, President Roosevelt's assistant, and British Chief of Staff, Sir John Dill, stand in a shipyard in Glasgow, Scotland. The company of a British ship raise their hats in collective cheers to the Prime Minister and his party. Prime Minister Churchill descends gangplank to dock and greets shipyard workers, who cheer him. Harry Hopkins comes down the gangplank, and is seen with Sir John Dill and Mrs Churchill, who waves at the crew of the ship, just visited. Winston Churchill walks along dock, followed by Harry Hopkins and Mrs. Churchill. Wind is blowing so Hopkins holds on to his hat. The Churchills climb ladder to board a ship under construction, with shipyard workers gathered above, around the ladder. Churchills, followed by Harry Hopkins, cross a walkway in the shipyard. Local personnel, gather in a closed yard, each wearing a helmet and carrying gas masks and protective gear. The Churchills and Harry Hopkins walk through the ranks of police and helmeted workers and converse with some.
Scenes of the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland. Students ride bicycle and walk on a street. View of the exterior building of University of Glasgow. Students with books in hand, walk past the University.
Activities of the Seabees in Scotland in 1941 and in Algeria in 1943, during World War II. News headlines in 1943 read : ' Italy is out of war' and '17 more Italian towns taken'. An animated map. The Clyde valley in Scotland showing a base built by the U.S. Navy Seabees, in 1941. Numerous quonset huts and vehicles are seen. View of the River Clyde, where 2400 feet of oceangoing dock are being assembled. A ship anchored at a harbor displaying U.S. flag. Allied troops board a landing ship with their belongings. An animated map tracing travel of Allied invasion forces from Scotland to Oran, Algeria, where Seabees are seen testing a floating causway that would be used for invasion of Sicily. Scuttled axis ships and other obstacles and damage that Seabees must repair in occupied ports. Allied ships and troops proceeding for invasion of Sicily. Allied warships bombarding Sicilian coast.
Fire at a Whiskey warehouse in Glasgow, Scotland. A warehouse filled with 28 million dollars worth of scotch whiskey burns and explodes. Flames rise from the warehouse. Water being sprayed on fire by fire fighters. Firemen stand on roof. They spray water from fire hoses on the blaze.
New luxury liner 'Queen Mary' goes down to the sea in Glasgow, Scotland. Tugs and boats around the gigantic liner as it leaves the yards. Women look through binoculars. Black smoke emerges from the smoke stacks. The captain of the ship poses with a dignitary aboard the ship. Tugs near the liner. People on rooftops watch the liner as it makes its journey down the Clyde to open waters.
European Cup final at Frankenstadion in Nuremberg, Germany. The soccer match between Bayern Munich of West Germany and Glasgow Rangers of Scotland begins. Large number of spectators cheer the teams. Franz Roth scores a goal. West German wins the European Cup.