Germany bombs Malta. Bombardment in Malta. A map shows the location of Malta. Pedestrians on street. Buildings in the background. Women officers in view. Civilians point at smoke rising in sky. An old woman stands with a child. Rubble on the street. Damaged buildings due to bombardment. Officers on ship. Naval guns in view. British Royal Navy ship HMS Warspite puts in for refueling and ammunition.
German Junkers JU-87 Stukas, Ju-88's & Italian SM 79's bomb Malta. Flag at German air base. German Junkers JU 87, Stukas parked at an airbase. Airmen work on planes. Stuka taxis and takes off. Other planes also take off. Planes in flight over Malta. German and Italian air forces attack the British Naval Base at Valletta in Malta.
Italian warships maneuvering in the Mediterranean during World War 2. Destroyers pass a Corazzata-class Italian battleship. Italian IMAM Ro.43 reconnaissance planes are launched from a battleship. Two Corazzata-class Italian battleships underway. Change of scene shows the island of Malta, viewed from a low flying airplane. A formation of Italian CANT Z.508 seaplane bombers flying overhead to attack Malta. View from ground on Malta of anti-aircraft flak burst clouds in the air above. Smoke rising from bomb bursts. Glimpse of a large British warship slowly easing out of its dock. Single engine aircraft overhead moving through heavy flak clouds. More bomb explosions. Local people seeking refuge from bombing. People perusing destroyed buildings. A formation of British Bristol Blenheim light bombers in flight over North Africa. British forces firing artillery in Libya. War materiel abandoned by retreating Italian forces in Eritrea and Somaliland. British troops and a contingent of Ethiopian troops march into Addis Ababa, escorting Emperor Haile Selassie as he is restored to his throne in May, 1942. Next, German armor in North Africa is seen burning. A knocked out German tank viewed through window of a British armored vehicle. More burning German armor. German aircraft destroyed on the ground at an airbase. Bombs lined up on the ground. Huge number of Italian prisoners of war marching across the desert in Libya.
Pictures taken by military and news cameramen during World War 2. The Battle of the Mediterranean at Malta: Smoke from burning buildings. Explosion due to bombardment. British soldiers look through binoculars, confirm target, take aim and fire antiaircraft guns at Nazi planes in flight. Nazi aircraft drop bombs. Japan: Japanese Emperor Hirohito reviews Japanese troops. Japanese troops, tanks, artillery and cavalry parade. Japanese bombers strike Pearl Harbor on 7 December, 1941. Civilians run for cover. Burning U.S. warships. Debris removed from the Harbor. U.S. troops mobilize for the War. Australia: U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur arrives to take command of the Pacific Theater. New Guinea: The jungle campaign. U.S. troops advance over rough terrain. Natives run for cover as huts burn down. Australian and U.S. soldiers in combat. Smoke due to fire on a hill. Soldiers help wounded comrades through the New Guinea mud. Natives carry war equipment.
German bomber Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor bombs an Allied ship off island of Valletta, Malta. Ground crew ready the FW 200 German bomber. The pilot climbs up stairs to cockpit. Airmen fuel the bomber. Engines of bomber start. It taxis and takes off. German FW-200 Bomber in flight. View from inside cockpit of pilots in cockpit. Clouds visible from pilot cabin's screen. Pilot drinks hot beverage from insulated flask. Bomber in flight over sea. Pilot looks through binoculars. FW-200 Bomber releases bombs on an Allied ship. Smoke rises from burning ship.
Malta Conference meeting of American and British Allied leaders on island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea, beginning January 30, 1945. C-54 aircraft lands on airfield in Malta, with U.S. staff officers aboard. Leaders exit plane starting with U.S. Navy Admiral Ernest J King, greeted by U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union Averell Harriman. U.S. Army General George Marshall exits with Lieutenant General Brehon Somervell, and they are greeted by British Army Field Marshal Wilson and Mr. Harriman. Exterior of Montgomery House on Malta as dignitaries enter the conference. General Marshall and then Admiral King enter Montgomery House. Dignitaries seated at long table meet during conference at Montgomery House. Camera shows various attendees including British Field Marshal Alexander and Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke. Also Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, Marshal Charles Portal and Marshal H. Wilson. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on British ship salutes arrival of President Roosevelt on U.S. Navy ship arriving for Crimea Yalta Conference. Yalta mountains and Black Sea views. Workmen unload communication equipment from ship and deliver it by truck convoy. Exterior of the Livadia Palace site of the Yalta Conference. Signal Corps wire the building and Army Navy message center and telephone exchange is shown. Stettinius, Anthony Eden, and other leaders arrive by aircraft and are greeted by Chairman of Council of People's Commissars Vyacheslav Molotov. British Prime Minister Churchill and American President Roosevelt arrive and meet Molotov and other Russian dignitaries. Russian honor guard stands in formation. Big Three of President Roosevelt, Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin and British Prime Minister Churchill at the palace. Dignitaries seated around conference table to discuss plans for occupation of Germany. They sign a statement. Big 3 dignitaries seated on a bench outside the palace pose for photos with officials.