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.
A memorandum expresses Adolf Hitler's desire to invade Czechoslovakia. Munich Pact discussed during the trial of Nazi leaders for war crimes in Nuremberg, Germany in 1946. Footage from 193 8 as Adolf Hitler and other leaders from Britain, Italy and France sign Munich Agreement or Munich Pact that leads to annexation of Czechoslovakia by Nazi Germany. Czech President Emil Hacha arrives to meet the German leaders.
United Nations forces during the Korean War. United States 1st Marine Division troops retreat through snow covered Hagaru and Koto. Chinese prisoners being marched along. Tanks, trucks and jeeps also retreat. Men loaded onto tanks. Marines meet the United States 3rd Infantry Division outside the city of Hamhung. Troops reach Hungnam. Military equipment and crates piled up. Crates being lifted in a net sling for shipment. Equipment being loaded aboard ships.