Italian troops battle on the Tunisian Front. Soldier speaks on phone inside a bunker. Italian troops advance with artillery. Soldiers fire artillery. Explosions on hillside. Prisoners get onto army truck.
Funeral of Bey of Tunis, Ahmad II ibn Ali. French tricolor flag at half staff atop a building. Tunisian and French flags at half staff atop another building. Photograph of Bey of Tunis, Ahmad II ibn Ali. Honor Guard of Tunisian mounted Lancers leads funeral procession. French Admiral Jean-Pierre Esteva steps from car and walks in front of formation of French sailors. He greets French naval officers and Tunisian officials, including successor Bey of Tunis, Muhammad VII al-Munsif. Tunisian tribesmen carry coffin as French and Tunisian officers stand at attention. Closeup of coffin and pallbearers as they pass the camera.
The German Mark IV 'Tiger Tank' on training maneuvers fires on the Tunisian front. The tanks are driven up hill, on rough terrain and down an embankment. German soldier looks through binocular. Tiger Tank destroys a house. It enters the house destroying its wall and emerges out of the other side.
Presidential Palace in Tunis,Tunisia. Tunisian guards line roadway leading up to front entrance of the Presidential Palace. Motorcycles parked in the foreground. American and Tunisian flags flutter in wind from top of the palace. Guards holding swords lined up on both sides of a carpet leading to entrance. Civilians walk up the steps. Tunisian flag flies from left side of car parked outside palace. Tunisian chauffeur seated in an official car. U.S. flag on right front fender of the official car.
Convoy of U.S. General Lee (M3) tanks rolls through the streets of Bone (now Annaba) in Algeria,North Africa. Natives cross desert with their camels and donkeys in the background. The tank convoy heads for the Tunisian Front. American C-47 transport planes loaded with supplies follow the convoy from above. Sign board reads 'GHARDIMAOU SOUK AHRAS'. The tank convoy climbs the Atlas mountain range lying east of the province of Souk Ahras. Dispatch riders speed ahead of the convoy on their motorbikes. Tanks being camouflaged to set up a bivouac. A U.S. soldier shaves another soldier. Anti aircraft gun crew member scans the skies at dim light.
U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps' combat operations in various Theaters of Operations during World War II. European Theater: Firing and explosions occurring during a war. The Quartermaster Corps provide supplies to soldiers in a line. Quartermasters with guns under the cover of a military truck. Troops in trucks. An aircraft in low flight over a field. A U.S. Army truck. A Quartermaster fires an anti aircraft gun. Explosions occur and smoke rises. A British tank in a field. Soldiers beside a truck. Cans and barrels stacked on the ground. An enemy tank in a field. Soldiers take cover. Quartermasters with guns in a trench. They come up the trench in prone positions. Several dead Quartermasters beside a wire fence. Soldiers prepare a mortar gun. An anti aircraft gun on an army truck. A soldier takes aim and fires a rifle. The Quartermaster flag hoisted on a pole. Several dead soldiers on the ground. Quartermasters beside a tent. U.S. Army soldiers and the Quartermaster Corps. Landing crafts arrive at a beach in North Africa. Soldiers and supplies off-loaded on the beach. Quartermasters seated on supplies boxes. Landing crafts arrive at a beach in the South West Pacific. Troops move across the beach. Troops disembark from landing crafts and move across a beach in Sicily, Italy. The Quartermasters unload boxes of supplies during various beach landings. They unload supplies and fire artillery on a beach head. Troops in trucks. A convoy of trucks loaded with supplies. Ammunition, ration and personnel in trucks move from Algeria to the Tunisian Front. Explosions occur and smoke rises. Trucks advance through smoke at night. Quartermasters fire guns in a field. Soldiers with supplies. Quartermaster General Major General E. B. Gregory speaks about the Quartermaster Corps. He says that the Quartermasters distribute goods to the army during training and combat. The movement of the Corps should be so regulated so as to deliver the goods at the right time in the right quantity. Trains on tracks. Troops and tanks in a field.