Young girls save melon crop in Port Arthur, Texas. Young girls come out from building and board trucks. They pick water melons and load melons onto truck. They receive certificates of appreciation for saving melon crop. They show the certificates.
Allied Supreme Commander for the Pacific General Douglas MacArthur in Port Moresby, New guinea during World War II. General MacArthur get off the plane and talks to Australian Commander-in-Chief Sir Thomas Blamey. Officers gt into a jeep and leave. Jeep drives past a local village. General Macarthur drives past rows of native men and women. General MacArthur arrives at a camp and drinks coffee.
United States delegates to the United Nations Security Conference meet with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Washington, DC, United States. Seen are: Congressman Sol Bloom, of New York; Virginia Gildersleve, Dean of Barnard College; Senator Tom Connolly, of Texas; Edward Stettinius,Jr., Secretary of State,Commander Harold Stassen, USN, former Governor of Minnesota; In San Fransisco : Senator Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg, of Michigan; and Congressman Charles Eaton of New Jersey. View of Golden Gate Bridge and street scenes of San Francisco. Views of San Francisco hotels. The San Francisco Civic Center. Hotel buildings. Veterans War Memorial building. In Washington DC, U.S. delegation meets to form preliminary plan for their part in the organization of the World Security Council and International Court of Justice. Secretary of the State Edward Reilly Stettinius as Chairman of the U.S. delegation, speaks about their mission.
Summary of World War II events and formation of the United Nations Organization. Soviet troops on Eastern Front of Europe fire artillery on German positions in 1944. Russian troops advance. German soldiers come out of buildings and surrender. Allied Forces land in France on D-Day. Allied troops and tanks fight Germans on streets. German prisoners of war march along road. In 1945, the Allied leaders meet at Yalta on the Crimean Peninsula to discuss Allied military strategy in the final months of WWII. Leaders included British PM Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin D Roosevelt and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. The meeting of U.S. and Russian troops at the Elbe River. Aerial view of Berlin in ruins. Wrecked buildings all over. German officials signing surrender instrument at Rheims. U.S. President Harry S Truman, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin at Potsdam Conference. U.S. Marines battling on beaches of Pacific Islands. The U.S. flag raises at Iwo Jima. Aerial view of bombed Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese surrender to MacArthur aboard the battleship USS Missouri. General MacArthur speaks aboard Missouri. Victory celebrations all across the world on V-J Day. Crowd on street celebrates. Crowd jams streets. Delegates of Nations, among them Andrei Gromyko and Vyascheslav Molotov meet in San Francisco and create a United Nations organization. Truman arrives at signing of UN charter. Various delegates sign charter. U.S. troops disembark at U.S. ports and discharged.
Cowboys approaching ride horses into a stable. Cattle graze. Oil wells and military airfield from overhead. Distant view of Dallas Texas city skyline. Night view of streets and signs in Amarillo Texas. Daytime view of a tall skyscraper building and wide street in Houston Texas with cars and traffic View of the Hotel Nimitz in Fredericksburg Texas. Downtown Fort Worth Texas city street with shops, offices, and cars. Downtown area in Pampa Texas. Street corner view in Kerrville Texas. Two different views of The Alamo and surroundings in San Antonio, Texas. A water tower and oil rigs in Kilgore Texas. Downtown area of El Paso, Texas from elevated view. Street view in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Downtown view in Wichita Falls, Texas. Downtown San Angelo Texas views. Distant view of the city of Austin Texas from an elevated position, and then in downtown Austin featuring the State House Capitol building. Cattle, sheep, and sorghum farming views. Rice fields and Turkey ranches. Many oil rigs and oil wells. A busy shipyard in Texas making ships for World War II war effort. A sprawling aircraft factory. Oil rigs pumping oil. Farmer on tractor plows wheat field. View of rice harvesting (Massey Harris Self Propelled Harvest Brigade). Men stack magnesium bars. Magnesium factory next to ocean in Texas. Hand cotton picking and view of a mechanical cotton picker. Tractor pulling sorghum harvester. Sulfur mining and Helium plant in Amarillo. Black clouds in sky from burning natural gas in making synthetic rubber for war effort. Cliff of sulfur dynamited and loaded by train crane. Cowboys herd cattle and view of Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange. Angora goat farm and turkey farming. War time workers manufacturing. Alabama and Coushatta Native American Indian village with flag of service stars for men in the war. Indian children with elder and Indian logging camp. Campus of University of Texas and State Capitol in Austin. Well dressed women exit Dallas department store.
'The Big Picture' depicts the life of General Douglas MacArthur. Sergeant Stuart Queen introduces the program about General Douglas MacArthur. General MacArthur delivers a speech at a Joint meeting of Congress as he closes his 52 years of service. General MacArthur with his father Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur. A childhood picture of General Douglas. Picture of General Douglas with American Olympic team. The Philippine Campaign under Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur. View of Mount Fuji, in Japan, and sketch of Japan neighborhood. World War I footage with with rows of tents. View of World War 1 soldiers digging trenches. The soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army commonly known as the Rainbow Division exercise in front of Major Douglas MacArthur before departing for France. The soldiers march. A troop ship carrying the 42nd Division underway across the Atlantic and disembarking in France. Colonel Macarthur comes down a flight of stairs and studies a map with two persons. Brief scene of railway guns being fired by U.S. 73rd Artillery Regiment, Haussimont, France. U.S. troops in combat in trenches at the front in World War I. U.S. Artillerymen firing 155mm howitzer. General Pershing, Commander American Expeditionary Forces, decorates Colonel MacArthur. The exterior of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point where General Douglas was a superintendent. The cadets in the academy. The cadets stand up to honor General Douglas MacArthur.