Sequence starts at Tontouta Air Base in New Caledonia, on the near left side of runway 2 in the area of the 13th Troop Carrier Squadron ( a.k.a. the Thirsty 13th) with their plane "Lady Eve" on the right. (The 801st Medical Air Evacuation Squadron was assigned to the 13th TCS on January 9, 1943, and remained with it until the end of the war. But they also flew on planes of the 63rd and 64th TCSs, and with the Marines.) Takeoff is on runway 11 at Tontouta Air Base. A pilot and a co-pilot at the controls in the cockpit of a C-47. A navigator at work. C-47s in flight west over New Georgia, 10 miles southeast of Munda, near Eghelo. The plane landing at Munda has no tail number and is probably a U.S. Marine Corps plane. They evacuate wounded soldiers from Munda airstrip on New Georgia Island in the Solomon Islands during World War 2. Doors of the aircraft are opened. An ambulance backs to the door of the aircraft. Litter patients are removed from the ambulance and loaded aboard the C-47.
U.S. medical corpsmen in Tontouta, New Caledonia during World War II. Emblem of U.S. 801 Medical Air Evacuation Squadron. A jeep is being driven on a road near army barracks. A class of medical corpsmen listen to a lecture on anatomy. The corpsmen take down notes.
(French dub) An announcer speaks invasion news into the microphone in New Caledonia, Australia. United States and French military personnel and civilians read news of invasion posted to outdoor bulletin board. Person holds up a copy of Yank magazine. Interviewer discusses invasion news with a French soldier and a New Caledonian housewife. Men and women go upstairs in a building. Women talk amongst themselves. Man teaches children outside a school. Girls on the bicycles on the street. Other civilians in discussion on the street. French flag on standard.
A U.S. Army Air Forces C-47 airplane carrying movies among its cargo bound from New Caledonia to troops stationed at Bougainville, Solomon Islands, during World War 2. Views inside the airplane cabin, where troops sit alongside the cargo. Glimpse from cockpit of aircraft on final approach to land on the airfield. Troops unloading canisters of movie films from the C-47. (Handing the movie reels out of the C-47 is Russ Laming of the 13th Troop Carrier Squadron, a.k.a the Thirsty 13th.) Army truck carrying mail bags and movie films driving away from the airfield. U.S. soldiers walk to their makeshift movie tent from foxholes and fortified positions. Sign on the tent reads: "Bougainville Roxy, Tonights feature." Movie projector seen inside the tent, as soldiers enter. Views of movie theaters made out of logs and other available materials at various locations in the Pacific theater of operations. They range from simple and rugged to more elaborate, at rear locations, away from the front lines. U.S. servicemen racing to get the best seats in a theater, as the doors open for a movie. Servicemen walking into an open air theater. They are called to attention as the unit commander arrives and takes his seat. View of wounded soldiers recuperating in a hospital,where a movie camera is being set up in the ward. They are tended by a French nurse wearing a "flying nun" hat (possibly North Africa). Servicemen and women being seated in an outdoor theater, and other places, waiting to watch movies. Allied troops join Americans to watch U.S. movies. A theater sign announcing the week's movie program at a Royal New Zealand Air Force post in the jungles. Courier carrying film canister from a jeep into a jungle theater. Soldier mounting the film on projector. U.S. troops watching a movie outdoors, during rain storm.
U.S. Army Air Forces operations in Pacific theater during World War 2. Animation shows locations of U.S. 13th Air Force on New Caledonia and U.S. 5th Air Force on Australia. Map shows Hawaii. Main gate at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu. U.S. 7th Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft takes off from Hickam AFB. Animation shows the flight of bombers. Jeeps along a jungle highway. Sign on tree reads 'Ohare Field'. Gun crew clean machine guns. 75 mm canon in nose of a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 being cleaned by ground crew. B-25 takes off from Coral airstrip. B-25s in formation. B-25s in flight firing cannons. B-25s strafing Japanese airfields.
War equipment and supplies transported to different parts by the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Animation of a map depicts the routes taken by the ships to supply war equipment in different parts of the world. Men load supplies on donkeys. The donkeys loaded with supplies walk through rocky terrain. An aircraft loaded with supplies in flight. A warship in the Atlantic Ocean. A soldier observes through a binoculars. An aircraft in flight overhead the ship drops bombs. Explosions in water as bombs are dropped. A convoy of ships. American soldiers land in England. The soldiers disembark from the ships. A soldier carries supplies out of the ship. New Caledonia : Soldiers march out of a warship. The soldiers wave standing at the ship rail. Soldiers march holding flag of the United States. Flag of New Caledonia and the United States hanging out of a building. Iran : A stencil mark of USSR on a crate shows materials arrived from Soviet Union. Two soldiers greet and salute each other. Two soldiers standing in front of a vehicle talk. Egypt : Soldiers walk on a gangplank to unload supplies from a ship. Trucks parked. A train pulls past the trucks parked. A U.S. aircraft carrying cargo in flight. A U.S. aircraft stationed. Animation depicts the air routes of the U.S. Army air transport command. Men carry aircraft parts. Men stack crates. A U.S. aircraft drops supplies in isolated areas of New Guinea. Men look skywards as the aircraft drops supplies.