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Summary: I. "The crucial phase." The sweeping clear of Normandy continues. Allied leaflets urging the German soldiers to surrender are headed "Generale proklamieren Friedensregierung" and refer to the attempt on Hitler's life. But Germans continue to resist (shell bursts near cameraman). Flail tanks clear the mined roads; troops enter devastated Villers-Bocage. A Russian military mission visits the site of the original airborne landings then takes the salute at a small marchpast.
II. "The other man's job. Puncture-proof tyres keep army moving." Detailed views of the manufacturing of the new tough heat-resistant tyre. Completed tyres are tested for endurance, receiving bursts of machine-gun fire. Even when cut tyre remains roadworthy. Excellence of the product is compared to the German tyre, described as much inferior.