An Allied invasion convoy underway in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Italy during World War II. Allied soldiers aboard LSTs ( Landing Ship Tanks) and LCIs ( Landing Crafts Infantry) underway at sea. Barrage balloons in flight overhead. The coast of Capri in the background. Sudanese soldiers aboard a ship play checkers and write letters. British soldiers eat chow on a ship's deck. A convoy of Allied vessels underway at sea.
Coastline defenses in Toulon, France during World War II. A map shows lower France and Mediterranean areas. German infantry marches along a road. Fighter airplanes in flight above the Mediterranean Sea. A view of coastline defense fortifications. Anti-aircraft guns placed on ships. An observer inspects the surrounding area with binoculars . German infantry moves along a road. German cavalry followed by trucks moves along the road. A board reads 'Toulon'. French Navy vessels are anchored in a harbor.
Allied Forces invade France on D-Day. British warship in Mediterranean Sea. British flag on mast. Officers observe and look through binoculars. General Dwight Eisenhower stands with other officers. General Eisenhower and General Montgomery stand with an officer. General Montgomery climbs down rope ladder to his ship. The ship pulls away.
Allied troops head towards Anzio, Italy during World War II. LST -358 (Landing Ship Tank) underway in the Mediterranean Sea with U.S. General William Campbell and Colonel Karl F. Glos on the bridge of the LST. The two officers talk to each other. General Campbell, Colonel Glos and the Captain of the LST F.E. Clerk look at a map. A chaplain conducts catholic services aboard the LST. Soldiers with their heads lowered as they pray during the service.
Allied landings at Anzio, Italy during World War II. Allied troops aboard vessels head for Anzio. Two soldiers aboard a ship talk to each other. A soldier cleans a 30 caliber machine gun aboard a Higgins boat. A U.S. Army Major plays chess with a navy officer on the deck of a ship. A destroyer underway in the Mediterranean Sea.
Invasion troops of U.S. Army aboard ship en-route to Saint-Tropez, France during World War II. A U.S. officer of 3rd Division briefs soldiers on the deck of a ship. The briefing map.