Radio Luxembourg operated by the Allied Forces' Psychological Warfare Division to break down German morale and induce nazi troops to surrender during World War II. The Radio Luxembourg station in Luxembourg. U.S. Army soldiers in the recording studio. They read information from a document over the microphone. Other soldiers seated inside. Towers at Radio Luxembourg, the most powerful long wave station in Europe. A man at the controls. officers check the wavelengths. for various locations of reach. The Radio Luxembourg news room. Army Intelligence and other military sources prepare material for the especially prepared German broadcasts. The recording studio: A soldier operates controls. Two soldiers seated at a table. They read from a document into a microphone.
A crowd of civilians in Luxembourg cheer as the Allied forces enter and advance into Luxembourg. Prince Felix arrived with the Allied forces taken on shoulders by the crowd. He waves his hands towards the crowd.
The Battle of Ardennes (16 December 1944 - 25 January 1945) on the Western front. British tanks advance towards Western Front. Infantry row across a small stream in Holland. Machine guns are manned. Tanks and infantry cross railroad tracks and a bridge over the Maas River. Prisoners are marched to the rear. German citizens greet British troops. German prisoners push a wounded comrade in a cart. Animated map. Germans in Belgium and Luxemberg: Germans take out their belongings from truck. Sign board of 'Bastogne'. Civilians are evacuated from Bastogne and their credentials are checked by U.S. Troops. Military traffic moves forward. Allied Tactical Air Force planes firing rockets in flight overhead. Explosions over target. Captured German vehicles move over fields. Prisoners smoke cigars and cigarettes. Supplies are dropped. Allied Tactical Air Force planes are in action and explode targets. Smoke rises from target. German captured guns fired.
U.S. Congressmen visit the 12th Army Group Tactical Air Command headquarters in Luxembourg during World War II. Opening scene shows the Congressmen of the House Military Affairs Committee, seated around a luncheon table with U.S. Army officers. The luncheon is hosted by Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, who converses with Committee members at the head table. Among those seated at other parts of the table is Republican Congresswoman Clare Boothe Luce of Connecticut. She sits between two Army officers, and across from Republican Congressman Paul W. Shafer of Michigan. Closer to the camera, a field grade woman army officer is seen among the military guests. This sequence captures the end of the luncheon, when guests are having coffee. Several guests smoke cigarettes, including Clare Boothe Luce. Closeup of General Bradley, conversing.
U.S. Army Lieutenant General Omar Bradley prepares to meet members of the Congressional House Military Affairs Committee upon their visit to Headquarters of the 12th Army Group Tactical Air Command, in Luxembourg, during World War 2. A staff car stops,on Place de la Gare. The Hotel Clesse is seen in the background. General Bradley defers to Ambassador Charles W. Sawyer, who is smoking a cigarette. Sawyer enters the car, followed by Bradley. (another man is already in the back seat.) The car drives along a boulevard lined with tram tracks. Three stars are prominently displayed on the car's bumper. The car stops and two attending soldiers salute as General Bradley steps to the sidewalk. He is followed by Ambassador Sawyer and the other person. The three climb steps to enter a building. Some sort of official proclamation is posted near the entrance. A sign at the door reads "Show your identification." The staff car drives away and a Military Police jeep arrives, leading several cars carrying the House Committee members, who are then escorted into the building. Later, Committee members are seen exiting the building, including Congresswoman Clare Boothe Luce of Connecticut,walking with Congressman Paul W. Shafer of Michigan. Cars for the Committee parked on cobblestone street, near a. Sign by some barbed wire prohibiting entry. Committee members begin boarding their cars and driving away.
United States 969th Field Artillery Unit in France during World War II. Negro soldiers of the unit talk. A soldier receives orders over a field phone to fire artillery. Soldiers load shells into a 155 mm howitzer. Men fire the howitzer.