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Summary: I. "The other man's job. Medals to the brave." Manufacture of ribbons from skeins of coloured silk. Long lengths of ribbons are wound onto reels before being cut to form individual medal ribbons (North Africa Star and 1939-1943 Medal).
II. "Warrior of the Week." A Commando Major describes an attack on Rommel's forces.
III. "Italy opens way to Nazi Germany." Good news from Italy, where Allied troops and tanks are seen coming ashore unopposed. Signing of armistice by Badoglio Government arouses hope that soon Allied bombers will be able to use Italian airfields to bomb Germany and the Ploesti oilfields in Rumania (map of Southern Europe).
IV. "Canada honours President Roosevelt." Roosevelt speaks to a large crowd on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, after attending the Quebec Conference. Flanked by the Canadian Premier, the President emphasises the close links between the two nations ("same family") then looks forward to "new and better days" after the war, in contrast to the "good old days" philosophy which he attacks. Churchill receives an equally enthusiastic reception during a drive through Quebec with Mackenzie King.