Congress meeting in Tirana, Albania during World War 2. Members of the Nazi controlled Congress enter the Royal Palace in Tirana for a meeting of the Congress. Priests seated at the meeting. Officials conduct the meeting. A priest with a rosary. An official speaks into a microphone.
Allied forces advance through mud and snow in Italy. Mountains in the background. Jeeps, trucks and infantry enter Ravenna in Italy. Allied troops in automobiles. Troops on streets. Buildings in the background. Flags on a building. A sign reads 'Tirana'. Several people on streets. Partisan troops enter and liberate Tirana in Albania. A wrecked building in view. Albanian people carry banners and flags and march on streets celebrating. Albanian partisan solders and soldiers of the National Liberation Army march and participate in the parade. Albanian soldiers and politicians watch from a grandstand, including communist leader Enver Hoxha who is briefly seen addressing the crowd. A low-flying aircraft in flight above the liberation celebration.
Nikita Khrushchev on a trip to Tirana, Albania. Premier of the Soviet Union,Nikita Khrushchev disembarks from the plane at Albania. The dignitaries and officers greet and welcome him. Khrushchev waves at the officers as he walks past them. The Premier in a motorcade.
Italian invasion of Albania during World War II. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini with other officers in the background. A map of Albania. Italian ship arrives in Albania and troops disembark. Italian military equipment being unloaded at a dock. Italian troops on bicycles, in trucks as they advance in Albania. Soldiers look at equipment. People lined up along the streets as they look at the Italian soldiers. The troops loaded in trucks as they advance. People clap as they welcome the Italian troops.
Italian troops occupy Albania during World War II. A map on a wall. A map of Italy. An Italian ship underway at sea. A flight of aircraft. A ship loaded with Italian troops. The soldiers wave. Italian troops land in Albania. Italian soldiers in trucks move through the streets. People welcome the soldiers. Soil is dug and is put in wheel barrows. A building under construction. A gathering in a square. The soldiers march. Aircraft in flight.
Japanese troops parade for Emperor Hirohito, mounted upon a white horse. Italian troops goosestep and German troops goosestep on parade. View of Austrian town with snow-covered Alps mountains in background as German troops enter Austria on March 13, 1938 during the Anschluss. Local citizens welcome them, displaying swastika flags and giving Nazi straight arm salutes. Troops, military vehicles, tanks, motorcycles, and horse-drawn artillery comprise the German invading force. Shifts to Spain, where war torn buildings reflect effects of German and Italian intervention during the Spanish Civil War. A donkey standing near field artillery piece. Artillery being fired from an urban park in Spain. Artilleryman using a range finder. German gun crew with heavy artillery piece. Soldiers wearing Adrian steel helmets, firing a two-wheeled water-cooled machine gun. Spanish carrying wounded on stretcher. Spanish civilians inadvertently slain during civil war conflict. Starving dog walking in street. Huge poster of Francisco Franco and view of him on reviewing stand saluting marching Nationalist troops. Repeat of Hirohito reviewing troops and Italian and German troops goosestep. Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini stand together in open car heading to Fuhrerbau in Munich, Germany, for signing of Agreement between Germany, Italy, Britain, and France in 1938.Neville Chamberlain, and Edouard Daladier riding in car to Fuhrerbau. Views of the principals signing the accords. Hermann Goering seen. In Italy, Mussolini waves to cheering crowd from balcony. German troops enter Sudetenland (Czechoslovakia) greeted by joyous ethnic German inhabitants.German military brass band playing in open trucks. Signpost pointing to Prag; Eger; Joachimsta; and Komotau. German troops marching into Prague.Italian Destroyer in port, as Italy invades Albania in 1939. An Italian L3/33 tankette being unloaded from a ship.Bicycle troops riding in Albania. German gun position overlooking river. Hitler at Reichstag mocks Roosevelt plea to stop invasions.