Scenes from the Japanese South Seas Force invasion of coastal New Guinea in March 1942, during World War 2. Stern of a ship. Smoke rising from a ship in the far background. Japanese warships underway at sea, mountains in the background. A Japanese man on deck of warship, paints picture of historic naval victory. Animated map showing Northern Australia and New Guinea, with animated bombs falling on Port Moresby and flags showing Japanese-held positions at Lae and Salamaua on the coast of the Solomon Sea, to the North. A view of the coastline on the Solomon Sea. Japanese troops are seen in a column making their way through the jungles.They stand with the rising sun battle flag and proceed further, pulling field pieces and carrying other war materiel. View from inside a dwelling, as the Japanese troops enter town of Lae. Destroyed hangars and aircraft at the Lae airfield, which the Japanese bombed on January 21, 1942. The Japanese rising sun flag flying on a tall flag pole. Japanese ships in harbor.
A British ship convoy underway in the North Sea as part of the Arctic Convoys supplying ships, weapons, and materials to the Soviet Union at Arkhangelsk and Murmansk during World War II. A map showing the North Sea route. The British ships underway. The ships carry weapons and other equipment to Russia as an aid for the fight against Nazi Germany. A man aboard a ship watches the area through binoculars. Crew dressed for Freezing cold temperatures. Enemy aircraft in flight over the area. The German aircraft drop bombs on the convoy. Guns fired from the ships. Smoke rise from firing and bombardment in the area. Circa 1942.
The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. A map shows the Aleutian Islands situated in the North Pacific Ocean forming the southern boundary of the Bering Sea. Volcanoes in the Aleutian Islands. The rocky coast of the island. A man stands on an ice covered ship. A boat carries some people. An aircraft lands on sea. A ship in the rough seas. In 1942: Animated map depicts Japanese invasion of Midway Island and Dutch Harbor and U.S. response to the attack. An aircraft takes off. U.S. Army officers who participated in the Battle of Dutch Harbor include Lieutenants Charles H. Briggs, Jack Todd, Jep C, Jonson, James E. Breeding, Virgil Alleman and Jack S. Marks. Active volcanoes in the background. Army camps in the Aleutian Islands.
Activities of the American soldiers in North Africa in November 1942 during World War II. U.S. ship convoy underway at sea. Soldiers debark in North Africa. Mountains in the background. Landing craft underway. Airplanes fly in formation overhead. Paratroopers jump out of the airplanes and descend on the land with the help of parachutes. Citizens cheer the Allies in Casablanca and Algiers.
Documentary titled, ' Oil Is Blood ' on production and transportation of petroleum and its by products in United States. Crude oil in a pit. Man takes samples from the pit. View of derricks at an oil drilling site. Derricks at sea. Exteriors of a building near the derricks. Service station attendants, pumping gas and cleaning the windshield, on a 1942 Lincoln Continental convertible, at a "Tydol Flying A" gas station.
Scenes of busy highways and plenty of fuel give way to empty roads, closed gas stations, and restricted hours for obtaining fuel, as it is rationed during World War 2. Views of persons obtaining ration stamps and books. Various gasoline ration books including the "A" books (allowing the smallest amounts) and "B", "C", and other books allowing larger rations to more essential users. Oil rig "roughnecks" inserting new sections of pipe and proceeding to drill. Closeup of a "gusher" before it is capped. Men filling railroad tank cars with petroleum products. A long train of tank cars pulled by a steam locomotive. Animated map illustrates the ocean shipping lanes that formally served as means to transport fuel and oil, before the German U-Boat threat made them too dangerous for general use. Drums of fuel and oil being loaded aboard a ship to supply the Allies during the war. A convoy of ships heading to the war zone of North Africa.
German submarine in North Atlantic heavy seas. Crew members of German submarine manning battle stations. German sailor operating valve of submarine. German sailors getting below deck for a crash dive.