Film opens with goosestepping German and Japanese soldiers. Emperor Hirohito, on a white horse. American battleships burning in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. U.S. General Douglas MacArthur decorating a soldierin Manila, Philippines. Air raid sirens sounding in Manila and residents hurrying to take cover.Heavy black smoke rising from a bombed site and emergency vehicles and responders rushing to several bombed and burning locations. A burning rickshaw amidst other bombing rubble and bodies of victims. General MacArthur greeted by Australian officials at his headquarters in Brisbane, Australia. Sign reads: Headquarters UNITED STATES ARMY FORCES in Australia. American flag flying on tall flagpole. View from ship underway in supply convoy. A battleship seen on horizon and a destroyer passing the camera ship. U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the "Lend Lease Act" of 1941. A U.S. industrial plant with four tall stacks emitting smoke. A steam locomotive belching steam. A locomotive pulling an open car and some tank cars. New 1941 Plymouth automobiles coming off a production line. A new M3 Medium Tank in a U.S. factory. View of Liberty Ships, including the "Zebulon Pike" and the "Henry Knox" under construction at the California Shipbuilding Corporation yard, Terminal Island, California. U.S. Navy Destroyers constructed at Federal Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company, Kearny, New Jersey. One is being launched, next to DD-446 (the USS Radford). A formation of U.S. Navy aircraft including Curtiss SBC Helldiver scout bombers and Douglas TBD Devastator torpedo bombers. A tight formation of U.S. Army Douglas B-18 Bolo medium bombers in flight. A formation of U.S. Army Curtiss P-36 Hawk aircraft in flight. Closeup of a U.S. Army Lockheed P-38 Lightning aircraft in flight. Several huge gun barrels for guns under construction at a U.S. war plant. Large artillery shells lined up in a manufacturing plant. U.S. Army M3 Medium tanks under construction at a factory. Steam and smoke rising from a U.S. industrial plant. Aerial view of open pit iron mine. Sparks shooting up inside a steel plant. A virtual "forest" of oil derricks in the Western U.S. Coal being transported by railway. View from stern of a warship in a convoy. An Atlanta-class light cruiser leading three destroyers at sea. Transport ships in convoys to places like Australia, Britain, and the Middle East. Troops on a pier near a large transport ship. A stack of wartime supplies on a pier next to a ship destined for Russia. Glimpse of wake from a U.S. warship having triple guns astern. Silhouette of a U.S. Navy Enterprise-class Aircraft carrier, with an aircraft taking off from her deck. The aircraft carrier, USS Saratoga. U.S. Army soldiers marching on parade, followed by numerous jeeps with machine guns mounted in their rears. Young men being drafted into the U.S. military. A draft lottery being conducted. New recruits doing calisthenics. Trucks pulling artillery pieces. B-18 Bolo bombers flying over U.S. tanks. Closeup of M3 tank. Cavalry fording a stream. Soldiers on motorcycles. Troops crossing a pontoon bridge. A loaded troop ship. A troop transport at Newfoundland. Sentry in Trinidad. Troops encamped in Bermuda.Troopship docked in Greenland. Troops disembarking in Iceland. Formations of Curtis P-36 Hawk aircraft. Douglas DC-2 aircraft factory. P-36s with engines running. M3 tank suspended on factory crane. Officials of Pan American nations siding with Allies. Allied troops including Dutch, Belgian, Yugoslav, Greek, Czech, Filipino, Polish, Norwegian, Free French, Australian, New Zealander, South African and Canadian. British warships. British Hawker Tempest aircraft. British comandoes.Russian troops on parade. Chinese troops on the Great Wall
Atlantic Conference during World War II. Royal Navy sailors on board the British battleship Prince of Wales host visiting U.S. Navy personnel from the USS Augusta during the Atlantic Conference. U.S. and British Officers and Sailors confer with each other. Sailors on deck wave as a group of Anerican sailors return to the USS Augusta in American boat. United States cruiser Augusta maneuvers in the harbor.
Atlantic Conference during World War II. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill walks on the deck of Battleship HMS Prince of Wales. Sailors lined up on the deck of USS Augusta. Winston Churchill descends gangway of Prince of Wales to transfer to the USS Augusta where he boards and meets Franklin D Roosevelt. He is formally greeted by the U.S. ship's company. Other military officers in the background. Roosevelt and Churchill exchange a paper and salute.
Atlantic Conference during World War II. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill conferring with British officers and officials during a meeting aboard Royal Navy battleship Prince of Wales. They look at a map as Churchill smokes a cigar.
Atlantic Conference during World War II. Royal Navy sailors pile up food packets on board the British battleship Prince of Wales during the Atlantic Conference. Sailors carry food packets. Winston Churchill speaks to one of the sailors. A sailor eats banana.
Life of the President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the United States. U.S. President Franklin D Roosevelt is greeted by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill aboard HMS Prince of Wales during the Atlantic Conference for signing of the Atlantic Charter off Newfoundland in 1941. The ship approaches the harbor. Soldiers present arms aboard a ship. Prime Minister Churchill and President Franklin D Roosevelt talk. President Franklin Roosevelt addresses congress members after the Pearl Harbor attack. The President signs a document. President Roosevelt reviews troops in Casablanca. The troops march. Franklin Roosevelt salutes troops. Vehicles driven in the foreground. Cairo: Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill with the Chairman of the Nationalist Government of China Chiang Kai-shek. Tehran : Franklin D Roosevelt,Winston Churchill and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin pose. United States : The exteriors of the White House. People enter White House. President Franklin Roosevelt with Vice President Harry S. Truman at the 1945 inaugural ceremony. Yalta : President Franklin D Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin pose. Franklin D Roosevelt addresses a conference.