Dignitaries including Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and William Lyon Mackenzie King posing for photographs outdoors, and then attending a State dinner in the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec. Chiefs of Staff and bejeweled women at function. Many dignitaries of Britain, Canada, and the U.S. seen, including Alexander Cambridge 1st Earl of Athlone, and General Douglas MacArthur. At the Citadel, the parliamentary heads of the three participating nations receive the LLD from McGill. Mrs. Clementine Churchill and Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt appearing at a press conference together to make a statement to reporters.
Allied campaign against the Axis in 1944 during World War II. Exteriors of Dumbarton Oaks in Washington DC. Representatives of the United Nations at a meeting inside the mansion. A railroad train arrives and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gets off the train in Quebec, Canada for the Quebec Conference. Churchill confers with U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt about Allied plans during the war. Soldiers march in Europe. President Roosevelt acknowledges a large crowd after being reelected for the third term. People celebrate his victory. Civilians work in war plants to produce aircraft , tanks and other equipment in the United States. On December 16, 1944, German forces launch a major-counter attack through the Ardennes forests, resulting in the "Battle of the Bulge" in Belgium. Allied soldiers fight against the Germans as tanks roll.
Dignitaries and officials during the Quebec Conference in Quebec, Canada. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt with wife Eleanor Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill with wife Clementine Churchill and Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King seated in a row during the Quebec Conference. Several officers and correspondents watching the dignitaries. President Roosevelt talking with Prime Minister Churchill. The dignitaries and officials at a social gathering after the conference. Mackenzie King and U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt shaking hands with the officials. Prime Minister Churchill gets into a car parked outside a building. A crowd gathered outside the building watch the Prime Minister seated in the car with another dignitary. The car leaves with the dignitaries.
Struggle for independence of America, and border between Canada and United States. Sam Adams and early colonists of the Continental Congress seek to bring Canadians into their efforts against British rule. Sketches of British ships in nearby harbors monitoring the colonists. Picture of a snake with 'Die' and 'Join' written under it. Richard Montgomery leads group to take Canada by force, heading up Lake Champlain toward Canada with 4000 men. Attack led by Benedict Arnold toward fortress of Quebec. Map shows the boundaries between Quebec and New England. Governor Sir Guy Carlton abandoning Montreal to Montgomery. Path of Montgomery and Benedict Arnold together to try to seize Quebec. Depiction of Montgomery killed in the attack, and loss by the American colonists at Quebec. With commentary and narration by J. Frank Willis.
Allied strategic Conferences in World War 2. Opening scene shows Château Frontenac. Then President Franklin Roosevelt seated with Canada Prime Minister, McKensie King, and British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. Scene shifts to their respective military staffs conferring at a table. Next scene shows the Russian Embassy in Tehran, Iran, with the Big Three (Joseph Stalin, FDR, and Churchill) seated on the portico, and their top ranking military officers standing behind them. Soviet Marshal Kliment Voroshilov stands behind Stalin. American officers are seen in next scene, including General George Marshall, Admiral Ernest King (lighting a cigarette) and General Henry H. ("Hap") Arnold. U.S. Ambassador to Russia, W. Averell Harriman, stands behind King and Arnold. Closeup of Churchill. Shift to an animated map of Europe. It illustrates the massive fortifications put in place by the Nazis along the coast of occupied Europe. Camera pans across heavy German coastal guns, Pill Boxes, and shore obstacles in place on the beaches. Marshal Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel leads a group of German officers on an inspection tour of the "Atlantic Wall" defenses. Closeup of Rommel. British Bristol Blenheim bombers en route to attack targets in the German occupied areas. Views of Allied airmen inside their bombers. A flight of five German fighters (appear to be Bf-109s) peeling off to attack an Allied bomber. American gunner in bomber firing machine gun at attacking German fighter. Headon view of German Focke Wulf FW-190 fighter heading staight toward the camera, and zooming up over it. Gunner in bomber firing. An aircraft exploding inflight. View through cracked windshield of aircraft in a formation of U.S. Martin B-26 Marauder bombers. View rearward from bomb bay as bombs are released from a B-26. Scene shifts to view from rear of a U.S. B-17 bomber dropping bombs. View of the bombs striking a rail marshaling yard. Another view of a B-26 bomber in flight.
Ships, supplies, troops, and weapons being marshalled for the invasion of Europe. Allied troops under fire wade ashore from landing craft during D-Day invasion of Normandy France. Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy. A floating port, consisting of Phoenix breakwaters, steel piers and related structures, designed in Quebec, Canada, assembled in England, and towed across the English Channel. A dozen Allied fighter aircraft in close formation fly over the floating port convoy. Aerial views of the numerous elements of the floating port. Diagrams of the floating port and building of a Mulberry harbour. Views of the sinking of caissons. Old Allied ships being maneuvered and scuttled to form a breakwater. A floating bridge extending to the beachhead. Trucks moving over the floating bridge. Barrage balloons over the beachhead. A storm inflicts severe damage to phoenixes and the new port. But supply operations resume after repairs are made off the coast of Normandy. Views of war weary U.S. Army troops taking a break for chow in the days after the D-Day invasion. American troops enjoy a hot meal and eat rations. Some smile. A soldier smoking a cigarette. A U.S. soldier cheers on fellow soldiers riding away in an Army truck.