War on Wheels – WWII American Truck Convoy Rescued by U S Tanks
War on Wheels is a 1943 confidential industrial film bulletin created for propaganda purposes. It was principally directed by Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson to the those involved in the production of tanks and to the men and women of automotive industries to show them the combat performance of the vehicles they have built. What it took to get a mechanized convoy through in the North African campaign serves as an illustration. The film portrays an American truck convoy ambushed by German tanks and rescued by group of United States medium tanks. Compares the mechanized strengths of the Axis powers versus those of the United States.