Allied campaign against the Axis in 1944 during World War II. People gathered outside the Colosseum in Rome, Italy celebrate their liberation from Nazi occupation. Allied soldiers in trucks move past the cheering crowds. Pope Pius XII addresses the people from a balcony. Victory parade in Paris, France at the Arc de Triomphe on 26 August, 1944. People cheer as they carry banners. In Bucharest, Romania soldiers loaded onto trucks drive past crowds cheering after their liberation. On 3 September, 1944 people cheer on the streets of Brussels, Belgium as Allied troops enter. In Belgrade, Yugoslavia on October 20, 1944 people celebrate their liberation. In Athens, Greece women carry a Greek flag and a flag being hoisted after their liberation.
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.
Croatian officers return to Zagreb, Yugoslavia from Germany. A train pulls up at a station in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. Croatian officers get off the train as a jubilant crowd cheers and welcomes them in a warm manner. Officers review troops, hear a speech by an officer. Officer shakes hands with the soldiers. Soldiers march on the street as people cheer them. Officers parade with the Chief of State Ante Pavelic.