Beachhead to Berlin is a 1945 film about the D-day landings shot by Coast Guard photographers. It centers on the activities of the Coast Guard on D-day and has some really good Technicolor footage of the invasion.
This episode of the WWII documentaries series The Big Picture tells about the life of General George Patton. It’s narrated by Ronald Reagan.
The British submarine Sea Tiger docks after an unsuccessful patrol and the skipper (John Mills) and his crew are given a week’s leave. They each head off for their chosen destination. However, all arrangements are cancelled as a recall order is issued to return to the sub. Back at sea, the crew find out that the Sea Tiger is on a top secret mission to find and destroy Nazi Germany’s latest battleship, the Brandenburg.
Tunisian Victory is an Anglo-American propaganda film about the victories in the North Africa Campaign.
A veteran finds his way to to his home town and meets a society girl who is fleeing her boyfriend. This is a witty little comedy. I think you will find it to be quite enjoyable.
A redneck officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany.
General Yodell accepts unconditional surrender for Germany. Mussolini and his mistress hang from the rafters of a gas station while partisans try and execute the last of the fascists, .German prisoners of war claim they never met a Nazi. This newsreel footage contains images of dead Italian fascists. Viewer discretion is advised.