The Battle of Khe Sanh in Khe Sanh, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A pilot in the cockpit of an aircraft in flight. Men board United States Marine Corps CH-53A Sea Stallion helicopter in a revetment. A soldier connects a fuel hose, then removes the hose after fueling the helicopter. The helicopter takes off. A soldier mans a machine gun in the helicopter. Troops deplane at Khe Sanh.
A chemical warfare training film based on U.S. soldiers being treated for exposure to various gases during a war. Soldiers marching in a forest in the United States encounter a tear gas attack (dramatized for training). The soldiers put on their gas masks. They continue to march. A soldier without a gas mask faces problems as his eyes burn. He uses a solution of sodium bicarbonate to rinse his eyes at the nearest battalion aid station.
A chemical warfare training film based on U.S. soldiers being treated for exposure to white phosphorous particles during a war. Soldiers run away as a white phosphorous bomb explodes in the United States. The soldiers in a ditch try to remove phosphorous particles from their bodies. Severely wounded soldiers are evacuated. Bandages from a soldier's body are removed at a battalion aid station. Copper sulphate and tannic acid solutions are used on phosphorous burns. The soldiers march.
Workers construct Stillwell road through Burma to attack Japanese territories in Asia. Admiral Louis Mountbatten and General Stillwell. Allied soldiers fight Japanese troops at a dense forest in Burma. Explosion causes fire in the jungle. Manchuria, a slave state of Japan. Chinese workers work in Japanese factories, construction sites and agricultural land. A Japanese war plant produces weapons. Women carrying banners walk in a procession. Emperor Hirohito and General Tojo.
' King George reviews American troops in Africa ' King George VI of Britain and Lieutenant General Mark W. Clark ride in scout car as the King reviews the United States 5th Army troops in Africa. King George along with his Minister of War, Lieutenant General Clark and Lieutenant General George Patton haves lunch in a park. King reviews a parade of 5th Army troops.
'US Navy speeds fighting planes to war fronts'. Admiral William Halsey inspects sailors and marines lined up on board a ship in European Theater. Deck crew places P 40 fighter planes in formation. Planes taxi along and take off. Planes in flight. 'Eagles quit RAF to fly with Yanks'. Pilots of Eagle Squadron stand in ranks on board a ship. Brigadier General Frank Hunter pins up insignia onto them. Pilot parade and American flag hoisted.