A rocket barrage and attack push off in Mosbach, Germany during World War II. Soldiers of United States 18th Field Artillery Battalion load and fire multiple rocket launchers. Explosions with smoke fuming in the area. U.S. soldiers camouflage the rocket launchers. United States 3rd Armored Division vehicles drive towards Mosbach. German shell bursts near the convoy.
A rocket barrage and attack push off in Mosbach, Germany during World War II. United States 3rd Armored Division vehicles drive towards Mosbach. U.S. soldiers on an army truck with rifles and equipment. M5A1 light tanks, half-tracks, trucks and M8 armored cars drive on a dirt road outside the city. The convoy of armored vehicles drives past a country house.
A rocket barrage and attack push off in Mosbach, Germany during World War II. Soldiers of United States 18th Field Artillery Battalion load multiple rocket launchers. A soldier operates a control set and a firing device. A soldier looks through a periscope. A row of rockets fired from the launchers.
U.S. 9th Division moves into U.S. 1st Division territory in Mosbach, Germany during World War II. A 2 ½ ton truck convoy loaded with U.S. 9th Division soldiers in the town. The soldiers in the trucks during a halt. A soldier works at his gun on a truck. 1st Division truck convoy returns from the front passes and 9th Division convoy wait to move up.
U.S. 9th Division convoy moves into U.S. 1st Division territory in Mosbach, Germany during World War II. MPs (Military Police) direct vehicles of 9th Division at an intersection. The vehicles move up on mountain road.
Germans smash into the U.S. First Army positions along a 45 mile front and advance deep into Luxemburg and Belgium. Animated maps show Germany, France and Belgium. German Tiger tanks, troops, and artillery in action against Americans. Vehicles of United States convoy wrecked and burning along road, as German troops advance. Fire and smoke rise from U.S. tanks, jeeps and trucks. Germans firing and bombing. U.S. soldiers captured. Frozen dead bodies of U.S. soldiers, victims of the Malmedy massacre, some with hands and feet tied, being placed army truck. Dead bodies of Belgian civilians being placed in large common grave . View of German officer ordering a firing squad to shoot. German troops smoke American cigarettes taken from dead U.S. troops. American troops in retreat and burning and destroying war materiel that could not be brought with them. American defenders firing artillery, including antiaircraft guns fired level, as antitank weapons. Skies streaked with contrails and dog fights between American and German airplanes. American aircraft bombing German positions. American troops patrol in snow covered wooded areas. General Eisenhower talks with soldiers. German soldiers advancing. Newspaper headline reads: "Russians Smash Last Nazi Line." Another newspaper headline reads: "40 Jap Ships Sunk." Another reads: "3rd Army Deep in Germany." Narrator cautions against complacency, reminding of 78 thousand American soldiers lost during the Christmas holiday, in 1944. Views of dead American soldiers. Closing Messages: "If you have a War Job, Stick to it" and " If you Haven't, Get one!"