Troops lined up near flag draped monument in Yugoslavia. Crowd gathered for the ceremony. The flags are removed as drums roll, revealing the monument statue. French official gives dedication address.(Note: King Alexander was assassinated in Marseille, France, and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou, was also killed in the same event, in 1934.) Troops stand at attention. Troops march.
German invasion of European countries during World War II. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini shakes hands with Adolf Hitler. People gathered in a square in Rome, Italy, cheering as they listen to Mussolini speak. View of Mussolini speaking and waving his hands in animated fashion. Greek Army troops marching in traditional uniform. Animated map depicts Italian advance in Greece and the backward drive of Italian troops. Mussolini walking on a path and saluting his forces. A newspaper headline about Nazi movement in Greece. Close-up aerial view of a German Luftwaffe Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber beginning its dive and releasing bombs. German aircraft bombard Greek cities and cities in Yugoslavia. Aerial view of damaged palace building in Belgrade, Yugoslavia after German bombing that began April 6, 1941 in Operation Retribution. Animated map depicts German advance in Yugoslavia. A map depicts German advance in Greece. Aerial view of the city of Athens as seen from German aircraft, with a German Luftwaffe aircraft in foreground.
Conflict in Yugoslavia during World War II. Officials of Axis Powers confer, including German officers and Ante Pavelic,head of the Nazi puppet Croatia. Milan Nedic, prime minister of Nazi puppet Serbia, is the center of attention on several occasions. Soldiers lined up. A pistol, knife and a hand grenade arranged on a table cloth. Italian soldier throws hand grenade. Smoke rises from a street in Yugoslavia. Corpse lying on ground. Nazi-backed Prime Minister of Serbia, Milan Nedic, shakes hands with German officers. German troops seek cover from partisan resistance artillery. Yugoslav partisans, on hill, fire machine guns at Axis trucks moving along a road below them. Occupants abandon the vehicles and jump into ditches at side of road. Partisans organize with primitive weapons and head into hills. Partisan women kiss their homes goodbye and evacuate with their families into the hills. Yugoslav partisans climb into highlands carrying small arms. A German armored train moves along a rail line, firing heavy machine guns at partisans, who wait in hills, ready to detonate explosives. They destroy bridge as train crosses. View of destroyed locomotive.
The Yugoslav Partisans in Yugoslavia during World War 2. Pictures of Allied leaders and Allied flags. The flag of the United States and a picture of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The British flag and a picture of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The flag of the Soviet Union and a picture of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. The flag of Yugoslavia and a picture of Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Partisans read and rest inside a building.
Josip Broz Tito's Partisans march in Yugoslavia. Buildings in the background. Partisans in the Partisans' living quarters. Men stand in chow line. Men take their meal. Several men seated in a room. Partisans rest. United States flag, British flag, Russian flag and Yugoslavia flag in view. Pictures of Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin and Josip Broz Tito in the living quarters. A man writes a letter. Two men read war bulletin.
Josip Broz Tito's Partisans in Yugoslavia. Two girl Partisans walk down the stairs in Yugoslavia. The girl Partisans hold hands of two children. The Partisans sit with the children on the stairs. Partisan girls march on road. Partisans' girls with automatic rifles on lookout. Partisans indulge in recreational activities. They dance in a group. Partisans sing and a man plays accordion.