Allied troops obtain beaches in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Two large vessels in the far background. Sailors lounging about on the deck of a flat top. United States flag on the mast of a ship underway at sea. A U.S. destroyer. Four vessels underway at sea. Night scenes shows guns of ships laying down a barrage. Tanks being loaded. Field artillery pieces on a dock. A large number of trucks and half tracks await to be loaded onto a freighter. Troops walking up a gangplank onto a troop ship. Equipment being loaded onto the freighter. U.S. Army Transport Service Cargo Listing showing information. A large convoy underway at sea. A destroyer escort in the convoy. A sailor performing duties. Gun operators sitting in turrets. Men on the deck of a ship lounging around. Several combat soldiers sitting around on the deck of a ship at sea. Officers standing on the bridge of a ship. Gun turrets. Sailors scanning the sea. Aircraft spotters scanning the sky with binoculars. Navy fighters taking off from the dock of a flat top. Anti-aircraft guns being fired. Anti-aircraft bursts in the sky. Japanese fighters diving through anti-aircraft fire towards the deck of the flat top. Guns in operation. Flat tops showing trace of fire hitting into a Japanese fighter. The aircraft explodes and crashes into water.
Allied troops obtain beaches and advance in the European Theater during World War II. Surf breakers coming in towards a shore. A convoy of freighters underway at sea. A pier scene shows English troops lined up. Rows of troops walking into a building. Warehouse buildings, trucks equipment and long formation of troops in the area. A formation United States Army Air Forces B-24 Liberators in flight. Bombs falling. A harbor city showing bombs exploding. Paratroopers bailing out of aircraft. A landing craft approaching in towards a shore. Troops disembarking from the landing craft. Italian infantry walks up a small hill. Surrendered German troops standing near a building. One soldier wearing an arm band with 'Herman Goering' written on it. A soldier wearing an iron cross decoration.
Allied troops advance in the European Theater during World War II. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and his wife, sitting in front of a group of dignitaries from their countries. President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill and Russian Premier Joseph Stalin sitting on the porch of a large building. Trucks and tanks driving up a road. Russian infantry advances across snow covered fields, using horses to draw sleds of supplies across the terrain. United States Army Air Forces B-17 Flying Fortresses parked. A formation of B-17s in flight. Bombs falling and exploding in a target area. A landing craft underway for the liberation of France. A huge explosion along a shore with ammunition exploding.
Allied troops provide aid to the wounded in the European Theater during World War II. A jungle showing tanks in the foreground. Flame and smoke rising from a gasoline fire. A landing craft underway at sea. A heavy column of black smoke rising into the air. Medics administer first aid to a wounded soldier lying on the ground. They dig out a dead body from mud. The medics using a rubber raft to evacuate wounded soldiers from the jungle area. Australian medics leading blinded soldiers from the jungle area. Australian troops holding funeral service in a jungle area, grave markers.
Democratic National Convention at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois. Helen Gahagan (ex Broadway star, wife of film star Melvyn Douglas and herself a candidate for Congress from California) answers media persons. Photographers take photos. Mrs. Claude Pepper of Florida, Congress-woman Mary Norton of New Jersey, Senator Jackson of Indiana, Senator Scott Lucas, old warrior James Farley and others present. Chairman Robert Hanneagan calls the Democratic National Convention into session. Mrs. Charles Tillett of North Carolina addresses the convention. Helen Gahagan gives a speech. Oklahoma's Chief Executive Robert S. Kerr delivers an address.