Participation of Canadian Lancaster bomber over Berlin Germany in World War II. Lancaster bombers loaded with heavy bombs take off from England for the night time bombing. Scenes from dining hall of Victory Aircraft Plant in Malton Ontario Canada as workers learn about their "Q for Queenie" (nickname) first KB-700 Lancasters being used to bomb Berlin. Views from inside Lancaster bomber aircraft as crews fly toward Berlin. Internal views of pilots, cockpit, bombardier area, navigator area. Flak and planes evading flak and anti aircraft fire from German ground forces. Views of the impact of bombing along with the explosion sound in background. Bright lights and flashes on ground as bombs impact and fires burn on ground in Berlin, as seen from Canadian Lancaster bomber flying overhead during mission. Radio conversation of pilots and ground men, explosion sound and the victory shouts heard in background.
Opens with "back the attack" 5th War Loan fundraising message of World War 2. Film title "Target Berlin" seen along with sound and images of impact of bombardment. Scenes from an aircraft manufacturing plant in Canada. A man seen in office over a telephone conversation getting news to build the bombers. Canadian men and women war production workers working in the plant talk about the manufacturing of the Lancaster Bomber. Designers,engineers and officers engage in discussion about the blueprints and drawings of the aircraft for production. Workers, engineers, and technicians manufacturing and assembling various parts of the aircraft in Victory Aircraft Limited, an aircraft production company. "KB-700" painted on the fuselage of the nearly completed aircraft.
Completion of first Canadian Lancaster bomber KB-700. Workers and engineers in manufacturing plant finalize the work of Lancaster production. Overhead view of entire length of aircraft in factory while under construction. Air Force Officers inspect the built aircraft. Celebration and inaugural ceremony of the Lancaster aircraft with musical bands, cheering people visible in the background. Aircraft moves out from the aircraft factory hangar, "VICTORY" written on the top of the hangar at the plant, Victory Aircraft Limited. Flight crew members along with a dog, climb up in the aircraft. Views of interior of Lancaster bomber, main corridor, and cockpit and controls. Aircraft named the "Ruhr Express", takes off from Canada for its first flight to England. View of it flying over waters with ice. Aircraft lands on the concrete runway in London. Senior Air force officers and other dignitaries receive the flight crew members. Address from Sir Stafford Cripps, British minister of aircraft production with emphasis on the capability of the Canadian Lancaster. Air Force Officers in briefing preparing for attack on Berlin.
'Silver mining in Ontario ' about mining operations in silver mines in Ontario, Canada. Silver mines in Northern Ontario, Canada. Miners line up as they enter a lift that takes them 400 feet underground to a mine. A man at a throttle as he pulls it. Miners conduct drilling in the underground mine. A miner drills into the roof of the mine. Rocks being blasted with an explosive. Pieces of rock after the blast. A worker with a mine helmet with a torch in front. A miner drills into the rocks to extract silver. Timber being used to support broken ores after the blast. Ore being drawn out by a man as he empties it out in a container car. Men push around the cars. An electric engine pulls the cars to a central station.
Canada National Exhibition Executive Office Building entrance with posters of Churchill, Roosevelt, and Ontario above the door. Canadian World War I Veterans from Goodyear Canada posing with the Canon-Scott trophy for best marching outfit. The veterans are among the WWI veterans marching at the Canada National Exhibtion in honor of Warriors Day. Also marching are the Cadets from the Royal Candaian Flying Corps. President of Goodyear Canada, Bert Partridge, congratulates the men from Goodyear.
Third child of Princess Juliana, Princess Margriet is born in Ottawa, Ontario. View of Netherlands flag flying on Parliament Hill. Prince Bernhard carrying his daughter walks out of a room in a hospital at Ottawa. Princess Margriet's name on the registration document is shown. Shows Prince Bernhard with his daughters in snow.