American and British soldiers take part in war games in Germany.
West tests defences. Germany.
M/Ss of American troops marching alongside road. Various shots of tanks driving out of field and across bridge. M/S of the politician John Strachey talking to a group of British soldiers. M/S of General de Tassigny and General Keightley walking towards group of people. C/U Strachey talking to man. C/U General Mark Clark talking to US sergeant. M/S of pilots studying tail plane of Vampire. C/U of two pilots. L/S of train loaded with tanks moving along. L/S of Vampire diving to attack, pan down to bombs exploding. L/S of Vampire flying overhead. Shots of bombs exploding near train. M/Ss of dummy tanks on train. M/S of party of troops walking along side of train. Pan to lorry speeding down road. C/U of overturned lorry. M/S of tank trying to tow another tank from ditch. M/S of tank moving along road and knocking down fence as it does so. Various similar shots.
M/S of group of ducks crossing road. M/S towards soldier carrying mortar running along road. M/S towards wedding party headed by band. M/S of bride and groom. M/S of the ducks following. L/Ss of tanks moving alongside river. C/U of turret of tank. L/S pontoon bridge thrown across river. M/S troops outside pub looking across bridge. M/S of Officer on telephone. Air to ground shots of Mosquitos flying overhead. More shots of bombs exploding. M/S of General Slim and General Keightley. M/S of amphibious vehicle climbing river bank C/U of two officers in tank turret. Various shots of tank crossing bridge. Shots of soldier in field. L/S of Vampire flying overhead. L/S of bombs dropping in front of convoy. L/S Soldiers in field. L/S Vampire flying over. M/S soldier looking up. M/Ss of lorry on fire. M/S of wrecked farmhouse and lorry pan up to sunset.