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American bombers bomb Nazi U-Boat bases in Germany.

Scenes of Nazi U-Boats (Wolfpacks), crew members and natives at Lorient, Wilhelmshaven and Bremen in Germany. A Nazi U-Boat hangar. American bombers loaded with bombs take off from an airstrip. Bombers drop bombs over Nazi U-Boat bases and harbor from a high altitude. (World War II period).

Date: 1943, March 19
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675029289
The Japanese submarine I-30, on a mission to German-occupied Lorient,France, during World War II

Scenes from a Japanese Yanagi (Willow) submarine mission that carried war-essential minerals and materiel to German-occupied Lorient, France, in World War 2. The submarine (I-30) code-named Cherry Blossom (Sakura in Japanese and Kirschblüte in German) is the first to travel from the Pacific to Europe, in World War 2. Opening scene shows I-30 underway on the surface, with its crew in dress uniforms on deck and officers in the conning tower. Several German Kriegsmarine (Navy) officers, including Admiral Karl Dönitz, Commander of the German U-boat fleet, and another Admiral, are seen rendering classic military (not nazi) salutes. Closeup of some Japanese officers and men standing on the deck of their submarine as it glides past the pier. Local seamen, all giving the Nazi salute, crowd the deck of a nearby ship. Glimpse of Doenitz and the other Admiral walking a gangplank to board the I-30, where they greet officers of the submarine, as the Japanese Naval Attaché to Germany, Captain Yokoi Tadao, and the I-30's Captain,Commander Endo Shinobu, stand nearby. Doenitz, and the two Japanese officers are seen conversing, on deck amidst gathering of German naval officers. Scene shifts to the land, where German Grand Admiral,Erich Raeder (4-striped admiral insignia on sleeve) speaks with Commander Endo Shinobu, as Captain Yokoi Tadao, stands nearby. Next, Officers and sailors are seen saluting from the conning tower of the I-30. A closeup of Commander Endo Shinobu saluting. The I-30 slowly moves away from the pier.

Date: 1942, August 5
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: French
Clip: 65675050521
German occupation, martial law, and Danish resistance in Denmark during World War II

Film about Denmark after the Nazi German occupying force declared martial law and state of war with Denmark, in 1943-44 during World War 2. It was made by Danes and smuggled out of Denmark during that period. Opens with view of a church building and flocks of birds. Views of German army troops marching into Copenhagen, Denmark on 9 April 1940. SS troops dressed in black, marching. German soldiers carrying rifles with fixed bayonets, goosestepping. A fire burning at site sabotaged by Danish resistance elements in 1943. Derailed trains carrying goods to Germany. Fire at a German factory. Danish workers with bicycles staging a strike in protest German measures in response to resistance actions. Danes gathered in outdoor observance memorializing those killed by the Germans. A shop owned by German sympathizers (Quislings) destroyed by other Danes. People gathered on street on 29 August 1943, when the occupying German forces attacked the remaining Danish garrison and declared martial law. Announcement posted in Danish on a wall. View of Danish Naval vessels ordered scuttled by the Danish Admiralty, including the coastal defense ship,Peder-Skram, seen in front of a large building, the submarine, Havfruen (not seen) and others seen sunk at docks in Copenhagen harbor. Bullet hole through a glass window. A week later, on Sunday, 5 September, 1943, a German Panzer light tank is seen moving on a street, as pedestrians go about their business in Copenhagen. German soldiers patrolling on a motorcycle with sidecar. A man holding his hands up as he is hustled through a crowd under arrest by a German in black uniform (possibly Gestapo or SS). Motorcycle driving through pedestrians on the sidewalk. Spectators line a fence by an open field near a building labeled "Badstue Badminton." One, a woman, speaks through the fence to a Danish soldier interned there. View of the quarters of the Royal Guard at Rosenborg, occupied by German soldiers and with Nazi flag flying above it. Civilian relatives of interned men wait outside army headquarters for news about them. A courtyard, during a mass funeral, is filled with memorial flower wreaths covering the coffins of Danish soldiers and civilians killed by the Germans. Camera focuses on a wreath from King Christian of Denmark, among the many others. Two German soldiers march up a path at the Royal Residence Amalienborg, where King Christian is arrested. Views from moving camera as Danish flags are seen flying all over the city of Copenhagen, on 26 September, 1943, to celebrate the King's 73rd Birthday. The major exception is the Nazi Gestapo headquarters in the "Shellhus" (the prewar Shell Oil offices) shown in isolation. Views of people moving their belongings on hand carts after their homes were taken over by Germans. The slogan in English, "Do it well and do it now,"is seen left by Danish resistance fighters where they sabotaged a German military installation.

Date: 1940
Duration: 4 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675036548
Montage of scenes showing the continuous close coordination between the United States and Britain during World War II

Film shows an invasion task force at sea overwritten by a slate reading, "Casablanca." Narrator speaks of January, 1943, in World War 2. View of the city of Casablanca in Morocco. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt seated next to British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill as they meet in Casablanca, at the Anfa Hotel, January 14–24, 1943, during World War 2. Roosevelt wears a black armband on his left sleeve in mourning over the death of his mother, in 1941. Backs of Military officers seen from behind, with Churchill and Roosevelt on chairs in the background. Then a closeup of Roosevelt and Churchill seated with high ranking Allied military officers behind them, including U.S. Admiral Ernest King and U.S. General George Marshall. View from directly overhead of marching American soldiers. Huge number of British soldiers led by a Rolls Royce armored car, are seen walking across the desert, celebrating their victory over German forces at Tunisia. Prime Minister Churchill and President Roosevelt seated on the lawn in front of the White House during the third Washington Conference (code-named Trident) held in Washington DC, from May 12 to May 25, 1943. Closeups of both men. Scene shifts to a U.S. invasion task force in the Pacific. Glimpse of a Benson-Livermore class destroyer near hills in the Pacific. A navy Douglas Dauntless dive bomber flies over ships in an invasion task force. U.S. troops are seen in a Higgins Boat landing craft from the transport ship USS President Jackson (APA-18). Troops storming ashore from landing craft. U.S. troops firing artillery field pieces, and raising the U.S. flag on a captured island in the Pacific. Scene shifts to European theater, where an Allied warship is firing its guns during Allied invasion of Sicily, code named Operation Husky, ‎9 July – 17 August 1943. Amphibious assault taking place. A jeep is seen pulling an artillery piece through shallow surf. An army truck drives through shallow surf, out of a landing craft. Breech view of artillery gun being fired and shell ejecting. A shell exploding near the camera. Camouflaged antiaircraft guns firing. Series of brief scenes showing Soviet Russian infantry and tanks advancing against German forces in Russia. Next scene shows Benito Mussolini in military dress uniform, giving a speech, and then posing next to a Bronze statue of Roman emperor, Julius Caesar, in Rome, Italy, as troops march past him. A bust of Mussolini being pulled down. Rioting Italians. Axis defenders in Sicily, carrying a white flag as they surrender to Allied powers. Views of Lieutenant General Mark Clark and a Major General pleased at the surrender. American troops being cheered by Sicilians as they ride in jeeps. Italian men receiving food after the surrender, as a British soldier stands nearby. U.S. Army Air Force B-24 Liberator bombers in flight over the Northwest Pacific. Aerial view of Kiska in the Aleutians. B-17 flying Fortress bomber in flight with bomb bays open. Bombardier at his station in the aircraft he presses button to release bombs. Formation of B-24 bombers dropping bombs. View from aircraft of them exploding on the ground. Aerial view of surfaced German submarine being strafed by Allied aircraft. After several attacks it is sunk. B-24 bombers raining bombs over Germany. Huge explosions on the ground raising plumes of white smoke. Bombed out remains of Coventry Cathedral in England. Religious services being held in the ruins. View of the Pentagon building just outside Washington DC, and the British Prime Minister's residence at 10 Downing Street, London, England. View of Quebec Canada. A Canadian sentry on a hill. The Wolfe–Montcalm Monument in Governors' Garden beside the Château Frontenac, Quebec, Canada. Views of the Chateau Frontenac. Canadian troops patrolling around the Hotel. Royal Northwest Mounted Police on the grounds. Canadian soldiers with antiaircraft guns, scanning sky for possible threats. Armed couriers loading bags of official dispatches into a car. The dispatches being delivered to waiting aircraft. Censors examining postal mail. Conference attendees showing their passes to Canadian Mounted police officers at the hotel entrance. Closeup of an actual pass issued to a U.S. Army Major.

Date: 1943, August
Duration: 6 min 26 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675051796
Contrasting views of Berlin, Germany from 1945 to 1943, to 1945 again, during World War II

Soviet Forces battling in Berlin during 1945, in World War 2, employ tanks and heavy machine guns. A Soviet soldier herds two German prisoners from a building. Groups of German soldier prisoners struggle through rubble as they are led from buildings, under guard. Soviet tanks firing as they pass a church building. A Soviet heavy gun being fired point blank on a Berlin street. Buildings on fire. Soviet soldiers firing artillery field pieces. Views of destroyed and damaged German military aircraft on and in hangars of an airfield. Soviet Ilyushin II aircraft land on the airfield. Closeup of distressed German General rubbing his eyes. Flashback in time to 1943, in World War II. Field Marshal Hermann Goering is seen reviewing flyers of a German Luftwaffe (Air Force) unit. A Junkers Ju 52 trimotor aircraft lands and parks on an airfield. Italian leader Benito Mussolini steps from the aircraft after his rescue from imprisonment by the Italian Government at the Hotel Campo Imperatore. He is personally welcomed by Adolf Hitler, who had ordered the mission to rescue him. Change of time, again, to 1945, when Berlin, Germany is attacked by Forces of the Soviet Union. Closeup of a despairing German General. Scenes of utter destruction as Soviet troops batter Berlin, Germany with artillery. Soviet soldier steps down from his tank and gives a Soviet General a handgun, which he pockets and then leads a group of Soviet officers into a building

Date: 1945
Duration: 2 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Korean
Clip: 65675074100
Analysis of the German labor force from 1939 to 1943.

Analysis of the Germany's labor force, military strength and effects of war on manpower. Soldiers march. Men work in factory on equipment and machinery. Women work in factory. A map points Germany, Sudetenland and Austria. Graphs examine labor force by sex, age and military replacement availability; compare the labor force according to sex from 1939-1943; detail the increase of work force through the women part time workers and the veterans. Women weld equipment in a factory. Men do mining work. They work on a field. They also work on the rail road station. Graphs compare the labor force in agriculture, industry, trade services, transport and government.

Date: 1943, May
Duration: 6 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675045522
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