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Marshal Josip Broz Tito at his mountain headquarters near Drvar, Bosnia.Yugoslavia. Tito's troops training in Italy during World War II

Note: This film was shown during World War 2 and edited for security reasons. Accordingly, some narrated statements are incorrect or misleading, and should be disregarded. Film opens showing a sentry posted at Yugoslav Partisan Leader Marshal Josip Broz Tito's mountain headquarters in Drvar, Western Bosnia, Yugoslavia. Marshal Tito steps from his headquarters to a lower porch where he stands with American OSS Officer, Morris “Moe” Berg, and British Brigadier General Fitzroy Maclean, Winston Churchill's special envoy to the Yugoslav leader. (For security reasons, they are identified as war correspondents.) Scene shifts to the town of Drvar that has experienced several periods of German occupation. Local people go about their daily activities and some pose for the camera. Women are seen salvaging silk from Allied parachutes, that they have spread out on the ground. It will be used as bandages for their Partisan army. View from above of a number of Partisan fighters gathering before the camera. One, a woman with dark hair wearing a black coat, is identified by the narrator, as a 21-year old Montenegrin who left school to join the Partisans. Closeup of that woman conversing with uniformed women soldiers. Next, a loose column of Partisan fighters is seen marching slowly through the town of Drvar. Scene shifts to a large formation of marching Yugoslav Partisan soldiers, who are training in Italy. They are seen standing if formation in a field, under Marshal Tito's command. He orders their officers forward and exchanges salutes with them. Marshal Tito then inspects the ranks. Women soldiers are seen conversing with Tito. He converses with his Chief of Staff, General Koča Popović. Closeup of a smiling woman Partisan fighter. Closeup of a soldier with a notable white moustache. Closeup of two uniformed women with Red Cross armbands. The Partisan soldiers marching across the field with shouldered arms. Film closes with closeup of Marshal Tito in front of his headquarters.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George Marshal and U.S. Army General Mark Clark visit the Italian Front during World War II.

U.S. military chiefs visit the Italian Front during World War II. U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George C. Marshal and U.S. Army General Mark Wayne Clark visit the Italian Front. General Marshal decorates French General Alphonse Juin and meets officers of U.S. 5th Army advancing northward.

Date: 1944
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Delegations from the US, Britain and the Soviet Union attend the Dumbarton Oaks Conference in Washington DC, U.S.

Delegations from three Allied nations arrive in Washington DC, United States to study post-war security during World War II. Delegates disembark from aircraft and review a parade of troops. Soviet Ambassador to the United States Andrei Gromyko, U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull, British Permanent Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs Alexander Cadogan, U.S. Under Secretary of State Edward Stettinius arrive and attend the Dumbarton Oaks Conference. Secretary of State Hull speaks at the conference. Alexander Cadogan speaks.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Sveinn Bjornsson, Bishop of Iceland and General William Key present at a ceremony as Iceland becomes a republic.

Iceland becomes a republic during World War II. Tents set up for citizens of Iceland outside the city of Reykjavik. Citizens gather for the ceremony marking the proclamation of Iceland as a republic. President Sveinn Bjornsson and the Bishop of Iceland as the new republic is formed. American commander on Iceland General William Key watches the ceremonies.

Date: 1944
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Shasta Dam in Shasta Lake City, California is ready for transmission after four years of construction.

Shasta Dam in Shasta Lake City, California is ready to generate power during World War II. Shasta Dam, part of the Central Valley Project system is ready for transmission. Water flows through conduits into 100,000 horsepower turbines that drive huge generators. Men walk in front of the power system ready for transmission.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Task Force ships down Japanese bombers in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

U.S. Task Force ships battle enemy bombers in the Pacific Theater during World War II. A Japanese bomber goes down in flames as the United States Task Force battles a sudden air attack. A U.S. fighter aircraft lands on a carrier deck on one wheel. Two Japanese airplanes are attacked by anti aircraft fire. One of them comes down in flames. U.S. ships battle Japanese bombers at night.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English