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Summary: I. "More and more from less and less." Sir Vivian Board, Senior Economy Officer of the Salvage Directorate, sees a display of products which instead of being wasted as happened before the war are re-used or converted into other objects. Scrap leather is turned into leather fibre for shoes, aircraft seats are made of paper pulp, oil is cleansed for re-use, aluminium from shot down German planes is saved and jettison tanks and propellers, formerly made of steel, are now constructed respectively from paper and plastic.
II. "Warrior of the week." A RCNVR sub-lieutenant present at the invasion of Sicily speaks prophetically of the "soft underbelly of the Axis."
III. "Churchill in Quebec. First pictures." Churchill, wife and daughter Mary are enthusiastically greeted by crowds. Party with Mackenzie King arrives at station to meet Roosevelt (not seen) before conference opens.
IV. "Battle of Berlin." Night aerial film of fires. "Unless the Nazis yield the whole city may well be doomed."
V. "Allies enter Messina." Naval and artillery bombardment, damaging the port but not apparently the people, precedes entry and hoisting of US and RN flags "symbols of freedom". Montgomery distributes cigarettes to his men. View across the Straits of Messina.