Soldiers and POWs engaged in repairing and reclamation of tires, inner tubes, shoes, and coats during World War 2.
European Theater Date:1945 Duration:3 min 44 sec Sound:Yes
Salvage and reclamation activities in the European Theater during World War II. Trucks parked in a tire servicing area. Tires of vehicles stacked. Men unloading tires from a truck. They are repaired by men inside a building. Techniques and machinery for tire salvage, repair, and reclamation are shown. Completely worn out tires are stacked to be used for other purposes including shoes for soldiers. German prisoners of war are shown making new shoes using reclaimed rubber. German POWs are also shown processing old coats and repairing them for reuse by American soldiers in World War 2. Narrator explains that unusable coats become typewriter covers.
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