Second battle of El Alamein in Egypt between Allied Forces and German Forces in October, 1942. Tanks advance and Axis powers in full retreat. British advance with tanks. British flag is raised. British advance on road and on mountain terrains. Water and other supplies brought by Navy. Troops advance through Matruh and Sidi Banari in Egypt; Tobruk and Bengasi in Libya; and Homs in Syria. Harbors littered by Germans. Fuel barrels unloaded from ship. Troops in combat with enemy in outskirts of Tripoli. Wounded soldier taken on litter. Artillery is fired. Smoke arises from explosions.
French Marines land at Syrian port during World War II. They establish a supply base for the advancing Allied armies in Syria, Far Eastern Front. The marines stand in a group and work. Supplies are put into installations. Men stand in the installations in the background. An officer supervises the work.
Australian aircraft parked on ground during Syrian Campaign in Syria. Pilots near the planes. The planes are inspected before take-off. Aircraft taxis and takes off. Australian bomber aircraft in flight. Aerial view of land. Australian planes bombing. Natives of Syria celebrate armistice on streets. Huge crowd cheers. Australian soldiers smoke.
Scenes of excavations in Sperlonge Italy and Syria. The Italian Grotto of Tiberius is discovered to be a treasure trove of sculpture and statuary from the time of the Roman Emperor Tiberius. Archaeologists examine pieces of large Roman statues found in the grotto. In Basra, Syria, a 20,000 seated stadium, dating back to 200 A.D. is brought into recognition.
United States sailors at Damascus in Syria. Sheik of Syrian Desert stands at the site of race. Camels run in a race. United States sailors raise hat and cheer from audience cabin. Camels run on a runway.
Sailors of Atlantic ship United States watch camel race at Damascus in Syria. Syrian officer and camel owner stand besides a camel. Owners tie camel's harness. People stand besides race area. Camels run at a race. People watch the race.