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People offer prayers in a mosque and visit the Roman ruins in Kairouan, Tunisia.

Life of Muslims in Kairouan, Tunisia. A map of Tunisia depicts the location of Kairouan. A mosque in the city as a Muezzin climbs up a minaret and gives a call for prayers. Men offer prayers. Men at the mosque of the barber. A man takes off his shoes as he enters the mosque. Men pray at the mosque and read the holy Quran. A man prays with a rosary in his hands. Market area in the city. A group of people visit Roman carthage in the city. Ruined structures of the ancient Roman empire. A Coliseum in the city.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
French colonial Army soldiers parade in desert in Kairouan, Tunisia.

French colonial army in Kairouan, Tunisia. A map of Tunisia depicts the location of Kairouan. French Saphis on camels in a desert. French colonial troops march past a French officer. Negroes march during the parade. Camels lift their heads to view planes flying overhead. Saphis ride camels and soldiers march. Tanks roll during the parade.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
General Carl Spaatz decorates British pilots with Distinguished Flying Cross in Kairouan, Tunisia during World War II.

U.S. General Carl Spaatz decorates men in Kairouan, Tunisia during World War II. U.S. Army Air Forces P-8 aircraft fly over an airfield in Kairouan. Platoon of Saphis mounted on camels escort a car. General Carl Spaatz gets off the car. Troops lined up on the field. U.S. flag hoisted at the field. General Spaatz pins up Distinguished Flying Cross medal onto British Wellington pilots. Men lined up as General pins up medals. British soldiers lined up. Saphis mounted on camels. General decorates men with the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Date: 1943
Duration: 2 min 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Views of Jerusalem. Jews reading from Torah. Islamic principles of design. Mosques in Jerusalem, India, and Tunisia.

Slate notes Mohammed's respect for ideas of Christians and Jews. Jews are seen reading from the torah. View of Dome of the Rock,Mosque, Temple Mount, Jerusalem. Other mosques: the Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque), seen from the Divan-e Khas, in the Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila), Punjab, British India; and the courtyard of the Grand Mosque of Kairouan, in Tunis, Tunisia . Slate states that Islamic decoration is confined to Arabic script and geometric or floral designs. Architecture of a mosque shows columns, pillars and arches at the side of a courtyard. As previously noted, the columns and the roof of the mosque are decorated only with Arabic script, floral and geometric designs. A decorative grill in a mosque.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States 1st Infantry Division soldiers fight against the Germans in Africa and later capture Sicily during World War II.

'The fighting first' about the role of United States 1st Infantry Division in various campaigns during World War II. A soldier of United States 1st Infantry Division. Combat boots of soldiers during the civil war and World War I. A map shows the 1st Infantry Division units moving across the Atlantic Ocean towards North Africa for Operation Torch in November, 1942. Soldiers of 1st Infantry Division go to England and loaded onto ships as they move to Africa. U.S. General Terry Allen aboard a ship. Infantrymen fire in Oran, Algeria. Aircraft in flight, explosions occur and a convoy of trucks on advance during the battle in Oran. 1st Infantry Division troops battle against Nazi General Rommel's armies in Tunisia, North Africa. In 1943, men of 1st Infantry Division load onto ships and arrive in Sicily. Troops advance into a town in Sicily after capturing it. Damaged houses in a city in Sicily.

Date: 1943
Duration: 4 min 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Early pictures of American General George S Patton in Africa during World War II.

'The Big Picture' episode narrated by Ronald Reagan depicts the life of U.S. General George S Patton, Jr. Opening scene shows General George S. Patton, Jr. stepping from a landing craft in France, during World War 2. He stands by the side of a road and waves, as elements of his 3rd Army pass in tanks. Patton in a jeep moving with his troops. General Patton pointing with a baton, in North Africa. View of a world globe being circled by a satellite. A baby picture of Patton (called "Georgie"). Patton seen as a boy, fencing, as a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, and as a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. A smiling Patton at West Point. Members of the first football team for soldiers established by Patton. Renault tanks of the 1st Tank Battalion moving with AEF soldiers in World War I. Tank commander,Patton standing in front of a Renault tank. Group picture of American soldiers and tanks, at the Tank School, in Fort Meade, Maryland., after World War I. Closeup of Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton, in the group. Patton and his wife, Beatrice Banning Ayer, in Old West costumes, for a party, where he displays a pistol in his belt, and in costumes for another party, where they dress as a knight and his lady on horseback. American recruits and draftees being issued uniforms in World War 2. Lieutenant General George S. Patton, Jr. commanding forces for the invasion of North Africa, in November, 1942. U.S. Navy warships fire their guns in advance of an amphibious landing. Landing craft heading toward shore. U.S. troops coming ashore at Casablanca, French Morocco. General Patton accompanied by French officers. Glimpse of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at their conference in Casablanca in 1943. Patton riding in an armored car with three-star flag displayed. Artillery firing in battle of Tunisia. Lt. Gen. Patton and others observing operations. British General, Sir Harold Alexander, steps from a light airplane to meet with General Patton in North Africa. They converse. Patton and another officer looking through binoculars from a ridge by the village of El Guettar, as allies engage German troops and armor from the 10th Panzer Division. M3 Lee tanks moving in the desert. Knocked out tanks of the German 10th Panzer Division. General Patton coming aboard an American warship, and then standing with an Italian officer and a U.S. Major General. Allied naval bombardment at night. Patton observing though binoculars. Allied warships bombarding Sicily. Allied amphibious forces heading ashore in landing craft. Troops moving ashore. Closeup of troops in a landing craft. Glimpse of Patton in a landing craft. Troops walking across floating dock from a landing ship. U.S. flag flying in sand at beachhead. Landing ships in background. General Patton stepping ashore from small boat, and conversing onshore with a Brigadier General and some troops.

Date: 1943
Duration: 6 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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