Montage of scenes depicting Allied advances through France and into Germany during World War II
Europe Date:1945 Duration:3 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Animated sequence shows flags of Allied forces advancing through France against German forces during World War 2. U.S. and Free French flags shown in South of France and British and Canadian to the North. Beyond the Seine River, German soldiers are seen watching the launch of V-1 buzz bombs against London. Aerial views of British armored units racing towards Brussels, Belgium. Local people wave and applaud them as they move through villages towards Brussels. Crowds greet them joyfully as they enter Brussels. American soldiers crossing fields and entering the boundaries of Germany. British soldiers (Tommies) being given drinks by Belgian man in Brussels. American soldier walking with another who is clowning around, wearing a top hat and carrying an umbrella. Line of surrendering German soldiers on bicycles. A German Army Division, of about 20 thousand soldiers marching along a road to surrender. Canadian troops advancing in the North, happen upon a deserted German "flying bomb" site. American P-51 fighters operating on a German airfield. U.S. troops setting up communications on poles. Allied troops being entertained by USO performer. British and American troops moving through Germany.
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