A film titled: 'Operation Titanic' on U.S. shuttle bombing operations over Germany from bases in Great Britain, Italy and Russia during World War II. United States Army Air Force B-17 Flying Fortresses in flight. Several aircraft flying in formation leaving behind smoke trails. German military installations are bombed on June 2, 1944. Aerial view of a target area. Smoke rising up from bombardment. An aircraft crashes. Railroad and marshaling yards are also bombed. United States Army Air Forces B-24 Liberator flying in formation on June 21, 1944. German factories are bombed. The airplanes fly in formation and bomb targets in Berlin. Railroad stations and other targets are also bombed. Several German airplanes are shot down. The B-17s and B-24s bombing the targets. Synthetic oil plants and refineries are bombed at Ruhland Germany, east of Leipzig. Planning for the operation was done on December 7, 1943. A document about the operation is typed. Animated map shows Nazi positions and strategies followed during the operation.
German soldiers at Dnieper river, Russia. A map of Russia shows the course of Dnieper river. Low aerial view of ice melting on the Dnieper River in Russia. German ski troops along with equipment cross a bridge on a truck. A small white dog under a blanket on a horse sled. German soldiers stand near horses. They walk past dead horses on the roadside. German soldiers march in a single horizontal line across a battlefield, laying razor wire and setting land mines into position under the snow. A snow covered and camouflaged German artillery emplacement and a German soldier uses sighting equipment to establish range to Soviet target.
German Panther tanks of 5.Pz.Div, Pz.IV's and supplies are moved forward in Russia on railway flatcars. Troop trains move on the front, trenches are dug and command post set up. German soldier climbs up tower. Mortars, artillery, and machine guns are fired. Grenades are hurled and German Tiger tanks counterattack under protection of artillery fire. Tigers seen are from s.Pz.Abt.503 and SS.Pz.Rgt 2 (Das Reich) in 1943 and s.Pz.Abt.502 with ace Otto Carius in 1944.
A film on U.S. shuttle bombing operations over Germany from bases in Great Britain, Italy and Russia during World War II. Animated diagram shows the advantages of using Russian airfields during the operation. United States Army Air Force Lieutenant General Carl Andrew Spaatz seated at a desk in his office. Deputy Commanding General for Operations Major General F. L. Anderson discusses the plans with other officers in his office. They plan 'Operation Titanic' at a USAAF headquarters. Ships at a British port are loaded with supplies including food, gasoline, bombs, ammunitions, trucks, jeeps and other equipment. A man watching through binoculars from the deck of a ship. A convoy passes through the Arctic Ocean. Supplies are unloaded in Russia. These are transported by train to a headquarters in Russia.
European Advisory Commission meeting to sign the protocol between the Allies on the occupation zones in Germany at Lancaster House London. Chairman Feodor Tarasovich Gousev of Russia, Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the government of Great Britain; John Gilbart Winant, American ambassador to Great Britain and Sir William Strang, UK representative on European Advisory Commission enter and have a discussion. View of Advisory Commission with Mons. Gousev at head of table and other military advisors with Sir Strang at top left. Diplomats can be seen talking to each other. 12 September 1944.
Scenes shot in 1942 and 1943 from inside German occupied Paris France. German officers and civilians at the Longchamps racetrack in Paris, France. Horses run on a dirt track. German troops at the Eternal Light for the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at the Arc de Triomphe. A German Panther tank captured by the FFI (French Forces of the Interior) in 1944. French collaborator Ferdinand De Brinon speaks into a microphone. German officers listen carefully. Collaborators Marcel Deat, and Laval's son in law, Comte Rene de Chambrun also seen. French Regimental flag held by French collaborator militia. A crowd outside Notre Dame Cathedral. French Marshal Philippe Petain arrives in a car. French collaborationist troops stand at attention. Ceremony for the Legion against the Soviet Russia shows assemblage and German Swastikas on a wall.