Good footage of General Eisenhower and US soldiers in Cologne.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Various shots of American military vehicles moving through the battered war torn streets of Cologne. Various bomb damaged buildings. M/Ss of civilians walking past, some wave at the camera and smile. A sign written on a wall reads, 'Heil Hitler'. Shots of horse and cart with three women passing by the camera. More shots of civilians.
Several aerial shots. Good shots of US soldier walking with General Dwight D. Eisenhower. They walk along road and enter battered tunnel. More shots of Ike walking with soldiers, smoking cigarette etc. Some good footage. Shots of Ike in tunnel. Very good C/Us of Eisenhower. M/Ss as he climbs into jeep and is driven away. Shots of tanks moving along streets. American soldiers take cover behind debris.
L/Ss of soldier climbing out of smoking tank and and jumping clear just before it burst into flames. Shots of the tank burning. Good shots of American soldiers walking through streets. M/S of artillery pieces being fired. More excellent street scenes, soldiers running down street, climbing through the rubble (some very good footage). M/Ss of soldier attending to injured woman. A soldier covers her with a coat.