Streets scenes in Vannes, France. A street sign reads Vannes. Buildings and trees seen in the background. Streets show wreckage in the town. A military convoy moves through the town. The main street. Civilians walk through the streets. French women talk to GIs in jeeps. Streets filled with people. The people wave in the streets. Officers sit at a table with maps. A medical unit lined up. A man poses holding a flower. People sit in an outdoor cafe. An MP (Military Police) at the MP headquarter.
French civilians and officers in Vannes, France. French women walk through the streets along the side a pond. Buildings seen at the side of streets. Civilians walk and move on bicycles. Officers inspect equipment. A woman stands near the equipment on a field.
Buildings alongside streets in Vannes, France. Flags and flowers hung up across the streets. A woman walks through a street. Civilians with bicycles walk on streets. A man carries an effigy of Hitler's head on a stick. People stand around the effigy. Buildings seen in the background.
Refugees and evacuees returning to Vannes ,France. A girl rides a bicycle with a baby in the basket. Buildings seen alongside the streets in the background. Civilians stand outside a building. Some people walk on streets. A British officer looks through binoculars and a nurse powders her nose. Trees seen in the background. The exterior of an Institute building used as a Headquarters by German Field Marshal Günther von Kluge. A sign near building steps warning of mines. A jeep on a road. The refugee return with their belongings. Mothers with babies. Nuns escorting children who just arrived by bus. Stone walls in the background. Horse carts loaded with luggage on the roads.
Thanksgiving 1944 in Northeastern France, with the U.S. 26th Infantry Division, during World War 2. Several U.S. Army women nurses walk through muddy snow covered field in Northeastern France, during World War II. One of them pulls a small sled. At the same time,US troops march along sides of a nearby road. A U.S. soldier is issued a winter coat by a quartermaster.Other soldiers putting on new overcoats. U.S. troops in overcoats march along a wet road. A soldier holds up a sign reading," 26 'Yankee' Infantry Division, HAPPY- THANKSGIVING !, Europe 1944." The troops huddle over field cook stoves in a field. They smoke cigarettes. Large group of U.S. soldiers in a chow line near a cemetery in a French town (probably Dieuze, which they captured on November 20th). They receive a Thanksgiving dinner. Soldiers playing football on a snow covered field.
U.S. Army soldier reads newspaper while listening to radio. Soldiers doing their respective chores, listen to AFN (American Forces Network) Radio. General Marshall and General Eisenhower announce the creation of AFN, in 1942. July 4, 1943, the first broadcast of AFN. General Eisenhower mingling with paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, on the eve of D-day. U.S. B-26 aircraft in flight. United States soldiers aboard landing craft and wading ashore at Normandy, France, on D-day, June 6, 1944. Soldiers tuning radios in the field. United States Sherman tanks and infantry move along country road in France. Audio includes portions from AFN broadcasts, including an announcer saying "You are listening to AFN Paris. This is the American Forces Network, on the road to Berlin." Road sign points to St. Lo. Group of U.S. soldiers gathered around a jeep with a radio, listening to AFN, in Germany.