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.
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.
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.
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.
American troops welcomed in village, by Nuns and children, and in Paris, France, in August, 1944. December 16, 1944, German counterattack causes American casualties. Dead and wounded shown being picked up on stretchers. American troops advancing across fields.Tanks and burning buildings. Americans fight in streets of town and from trenches, with snow on ground. Chaplain prays over body of fallen American soldier. More views of U.S. wounded on stretchers. German officers led by General Manteuffel planning actions. German home front civilian guards (Volkssturm national militia) seen on parade. German Tiger II tanks of s.Pz.Abt.503 parade in a training area. German SS troops advance during the Battle of the Bulge. German "buzz bomb" shown in flight. Smoke rises from buzz bomb strike on town.