A crowd gathers at the Axis legation in Sophia, Bulgaria. They gather to celebrate Bulgaria's adherence to the Tri-Partite pact. Nazi flags in front of the building. A dignitary comes out on the balcony of the building. He waves at the crowd.
German invasion of Eastern European countries during World War II. Maps of Manchuria and Ethiopia. Newspaper headlines. Maps of various European countries conquered by Nazi Germany including Poland. Newspaper printing press running. Newspaper headlines declaring war against Germany. Herald newspaper headline reads, WAR. Animated map of Germany shows the Nazi symbol spreading across Europe with fire. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and officers at a map as they confer. Maps of Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Hungarian pheasant farmers gather grain in Hungary. Ore car heaped with bauxite in Hungary. Aluminum sheet rolling down conveyor belt. German aircraft parked in line with propellers spinning. Hungarian soldiers marching in parade with crowd giving Nazi salute. Grain pouring into holding bin. Oil derricks in Romania. Romanian soldiers marching in parade. Animated map depicts the importance of cities of Varna and Burgas in Bulgaria for their submarine bases in the Black Sea. Admiral Miklos von Nagybanya Horthy of Hungary, Prime Minister of Romania General Ion Antonescu, King Michael of Romania and King Boris of Bulgaria. Newspaper headlines include 'Bulgarian King Joins Axis', "Bulgarian Revolts Bring 1200 Arrests', 'Riots Sweep Romania', and 'Hungarian Revolt Brewing' German motorcycles with sidecars driving into Hungary. German artillery being towed into Hungary. German soldiers driving halftracks drive into Romania and Bulgaria. Animated map depicts the plan for invasion of Greece.
Adolf Hitler and key members of his government at a railroad station, as a steam train arrives. As they step from the train, Tsar Boris III, of Bulgaria, and a professor, accompanying him, are greeted by Adolf Hitler, who then introduces the Tsar to German Foreign Minister, Rudolph von Ribbentrop, The Tsar greets other German officers and officials.
Battles fought by Russians fighting military raids from other nations. Animated map shows Nazi forces' conquest in various nations of Europe. Adolf Hitler and other Nazi Generals in discussion with a map. Hungarian, Romanian and Bulgarian troops parade prior to Nazi occupation. Admiral Miklos von Horthy of Hungary, General Ion Antonescu, King Michael of Romania and King Boris of Bulgaria. Nazi military marches through Hungarian cities. Benito Mussolini walks in Italy. Yugoslavian cities bombed by Nazi planes. Map shows Hitler's conquest on various European nations. Greek soldiers march. Russian munition factories under operation produce cannons and tanks. Russian troops march. Warships on alert in sea. Man taken into Russian Army and given training.
Warship flying Greek Royal Navy Ensign arrives at pier in France. King Paul I, Queen Frederika and daughter, Princess Sophia, come down gangway. A full military guard of honor is in formation on the dock. King Paul I in Paris, reviews guard of honor and salutes. He lays memorial wreath on tomb of the unknown at Arch of Triumph, and pays homage, saluting with phalanx of French military officers. King Paul I arrives at Chateau, where Queen Frederika and Princess Sophia are already standing on steps, holding bouquets of flowers. The royal family enters the building for a reception inside. saluting with phalanx of French military officers. King Paul I arrives at Chateau, where Queen Frederika and Princess Sophia are already standing on steps, holding bouquets of flowers. The royal family enters the building for a reception inside.
Prince of Bulgaria Ferdinand I in Bulgaria during World War I. Ferdinand I with wife Eleonore Caroline Gasparine Louise arrives to review a parade. They review the parade. Troops march