Unedited footage shows various Allied Armies in Italy in May 1944.
Film shows the vast range of weapons manufactured in Canadian General Motors plants.
Canadian Army Newsreel – First Canadian Parachute Battalion gets ready for service overseas. Canadian Skytoop Wings are earned. Canadians build a great RAF airport. Pre D-Day practices. Italy sports day. Italy rain troubles. Sicilian campaign support. Thanksgiving Day in Italy. Montgomery’s Eighth Army Advances.
Shows how difficult it is for agents to take out a railroad target.
Portrays US workers who make arms for allies. Workers making and inspecting guns, bombs, torpedoes, bullets, and tanks. Logging and mining operations. Troops march into populated areas. Bombing of buildings; battleships docking; wounded civilians.
Shows agents how to go undercover to take out a mine.
Years before the Nuremberg trials, this film was made, and it compares the Nazi sense of justice, as exemplified in aggressive war and atrocities, with that of the war crimes tribunals at Nuremberg. Excerpt from a speech by Adolf Hitler in which he proclaims his right to rid the world of inferior races; scenes of German atrocity victims and torture devices at the Buchenwald concentration camp. Foreign ministers of the three major powers sign the Moscow declaration in London. Robert H. Jackson, Chief U.S. Prosecutor, gives his speech accepting appointment. Produced by the OSS.
Color film. Meet the enemy training. Descriptions of Nazi military uniform design and meanings of its insignia. US soldiers dressed in Nazi uniform enact mock assault on enemy position.