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.
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.
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.
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.
'The Big Picture' episode narrated by Ronald Reagan depicts the life of U.S. General George S Patton Junior. General Patton steps down a barge. He waves as a military vehicle passes by. U.S. 3rd Army in Europe, 1942. Patton with soldiers. Childhood picture of General Patton. An adolescent Patton comes down a flight of stairs. He practices sword fighting with his father. Picture of Patton at Virginia Military Institute. Picture of Patton at West Point Military Academy. Patton with his established first football team for soldiers. Tanks during World War I. Patton in front of a tank as the first tank commander. General Eisenhower and Patton with other military cadets at the Tank School in Fort Meade. Patton and his wife pose as warriors of the past. A soldier helps another to wear military uniform. In 1942 Patton as a Lieutenant General on an American convoy towards North Africa. Artillery fired and battleships are exploded. American troops land on the coast of Africa. Civilians cheer. Patton comes down a flight of stairs with other military officers. U.S. President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in conference. Patton climbs into a military vehicle and it drives off. Fight in Tunisia. American soldiers fire artillery. Explosions in the distance. Patton gets down a plane and talks to U.S. General Alexander. Two men look through binoculars. German General Rommel walks into a trap set for him by Patton. German tanks destroyed. Patton with other officers. Conquest of Sicily. Fight in Sicily. U.S. 7th Army lands on shore.
'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.