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.
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.
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.
Axis Forces collapse in Tunisia, North Africa during the World War II. Planes of Allied Forces in flight. The U.S. and British officers confer. Allied tanks and infantry move forward. The map of Bizerta. Allied Air Forces strafe the retreating German forces. German and Italian forces surrender. Captured German General Officers led away. Crowds cheer as the Allied Forces enter Tunisia. Officers enter a plane. Allied Forces including Free French Colonial Cavalry and Scotch Bagpipers parade victoriously through Tunisia. Planes fly overhead. Several Generals present. Soldiers on horses.
British Eighth Army advances in to Tunisia defeating German and Italian Armies in North Africa during World War II. General Montgomery briefs British soldiers near sea coast. Tanks and trucks advance into Tunisia on a road with wrecked German machine gun post near road. General Eisenhower and General Montgomery during a meeting. Highland fighter troops on victory march on roads of a town in Tunisia. A British warship in sea and an anti aircraft gun alert on a post on Mediterranean Sea shore. United States Army advances in trucks and fights German resistance in a battle. Graves of German soldiers nearside roads. U.S. and British soldiers meet from two ends. Soldiers meet and shake hands with warmth. U.S. and British bombers on a mission to Nazi posts. Nazi anti aircraft guns fires at bombers. Posts destroyed by series of bomb explosion. Surrendered Italian and German soldiers in large numbers. Injured Nazi soldier treated by Allied medics. General Eisenhower and General Montgomery.