Recovery of Marine wounded in Saipan during World War II. United States ships underway in the Pacific Ocean during the battle of Saipan. Naval guns aboard the ship bombard the coast. United States troops aboard transport ships. Landing crafts loaded with Marines move towards the shore. Troops land at the coast amidst heavy firing. Medical Company arrives at the beach and looks after the wounded Marines. Marines fire machine gun and tanks roll. Injured Marines on stretchers being carried away. Litter patients being placed into ambulance jeep and carried away. Medical officer examines the wounded and provides first aid to them. Litter patients being placed in a jeep and walking wounded being helped to get into the jeep. Jeep carries the injured Marines to Regimental aid station. Doctor checks the injured Marines and treats them. Tags being prepared for each patient. Records being maintained. Wounded being loaded onto a jeep and the jeep is driven away to a collecting station. At the collecting station Marines at work.
German prisoners work in snow and at a shoe shop in a camp, United States. Nazi Prisoners of War at a camp in Northern United States. Wooden houses covered with snow. Prisoners dressed in black walk aligned. Prisoners remove snow with shovel. Nazi prisoners work in a shoe shop. Nazi prisoners eat in mess. Captains in recreation room play table tennis, chess and war prisoners play band.
News about Allied invasion of northern France during World War II reaches United States. Men outside a building in United States. Men gather around a board to read invasion bulletins posted there.. News bulletin informs people about the Allied invasion of France during World War II. Men read the news bulletin put up on a board.
A training film on operations of U.S. forces on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands during World War II. Northern task force is composed of several groups. These include the northern landing force which comprises of the 4th Marine Division. This in turn is made up of combat teams 23, 24 and 25. Each landing team is composed of three landing teams, one support group and attached units. The remaining group consists of Transport Divisions 24, 26 and 28. They also include a raider unit and a transport screen. The northern support group, the northern carrier group, the initial tractor group, the reserve tractor group and the mine sweeper and the salvage group are also included. Information about the shipping of the northern attack force is given. Aerial view of ships underway at sea. Interior of a ship. Joint operations room, combat information center room, intelligence office, communication room, photographic and reproductions rooms on the ship. Signal and communication equipment. The ship convoy underway, advancing towards the target area. Men aboard ships. An aircraft in flight overhead. An officer studies a map and instructs personnel.
Film 'Lumbering in the North Woods' shows forests being converted to lumber in the United States. Animated map of United States shows Southern forests, Hardwood forests, Northern forests and Rocky mountain forests. View of the pine trees in Northern forests.
Excerpt from fictional silent film "The Birth of a Nation" shows Colonel Ben Cameron nicknamed 'Little Colonel' wounded and enamored of his northern nurse in the United States. Wounded people in a military hospital. The wounded Colonel on a bed. A northern hospital nurse Elise plays a musical instrument. She comes and sits near him. The nurse sings and the Colonel listens to her. Colonel Ben reads a letter written by Phil. The nurse sits near his bed and talks. The Colonel gives a small diary to her. Elise reads the diary. Other patients and nurses in the background.