General Eisenhower in trench coat walks with Lieutenant General William H. Simpson, Commander, U.S. 9th Army, and Major General Raymond S. McLain, Commander of its XIX Corps, on a visit to the front, in Germany, during World War II. The three Generals converse. Eisenhower smokes a cigarette, as Simpson points out something of interest. Background shows devastated war-torn areas. Next the Generals are seen in front of a battered former German Headquarters bunker, now occupied by Americans, on which an eagle and damaged relief lettering is displayed. Eisenhower and Simpson climb into a jeep displaying a circle of 5 stars on its bumper. It proceeds, followed by another jeep displaying two stars, in which, XIX Corps Commander McLain is riding. More army vehicles follow. They continue along a rutted dirt road towards more bombed out areas.
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