U.S. Generals at U.S. Army Headquarters at Fort Santiago in Manila, Philippines in 1939. Boat at a beach and Fort Santiago in the background. General Grant in his office at Fort Santiago with General Staff Officer Colonel Edward de Armond
A documentary depicts combat activities of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division during World War II. Troops fight on Luzon Island and in Manila. The U.S. troops on tanks and on a dirt road on Luzon Island. The troops advance towards Manila. The troops on a tank. Guns fired.. The troops near an artillery fire. A tank rolls on a mud road. The troops in the city. A damaged brick wall. Troops enter through a hole in the wall. The tanks fired in a field. Troops carry an injured soldier. A picture of the Commander of 1st Cavalry Division in 1939.
Arrival of U.S. High Commissioner of the Philippines, Francis Sayre in Manila, Philippines during World War II. Crowd waiting for the arrival of Sayre. Welcome signs and banners held by people. Sayre and committee review troops. Troops in formation. Philippine President Manuel Quezon addresses the crowd. Sayre addresses a crowd. Troops, trucks and gun crews pass in front of the stand. Troops pass under a decorated gate.
Laborers work in Chromite mines in the Philippine islands. Country scene- Philippine landscape. Small power plant outside Manila. Turbines. Chromite Mines in Masonite. Filipino laborers load chromite ore on Evalial ship "Farnmoor". Ore bucket being loaded by laborers. American engineer and Swedish captain watch loading, Swedish flag on the stern. Ore buckets move past rail roads.
American Chamber of Commerce board meeting in Manila, Philippines. American Chamber of Commerce board meeting with Gaches (president) at the head of the table. Female secretary gives a document to the President. Men in white suits smoke cigars. Insignia of American Chamber of Commerce, the Philippines.
Paul McNutt, United States Commissioner to Philippines with his wife and daughter in San Francisco, California. Cannon salute to McNutt. Soldiers doing parade. McNutt in front of Philippines building and crossing the gate.