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Summary: I. "From dump to Front Line." Army's policy to salvage any material which can be reused is illustrated by film of various worn-out items being renovated (pants and bloomers) or converted into other equipment: camp-beds from cartridge-pouch webbing, gloves from old jerkins, hold-alls from old tents, fertiliser from boots, and paint, gas, paper and felt from oil-skin capes. This war-winning thrift on the home front saves valuable shipping space. Film cuts from this subject to Tripoli, where the success of the Eighth Army depends to a considerable extent on adequate supplies. Seemingly endless line of trucks ("mostly British") stretch along a desert track protected from the Luftwaffe by the RAF which is constantly moving from one captured airfield to the next as the advance continues.
II. "Special. Italy blitzed." Scenes of the production of bigger and more beautiful bombs which are the foundations of victory show 2000 lb cases being filled with TNT. Lancasters are bombed up and take off to attack Genoa, now in range. "Best pictures so far" show the night bombing of this city where search lights and flares are visible during a slow motion replay of the aerial footage.