The British Royal Marines control a local Arab war in Aden following independence from Britain. Royal Marine Commandos stand around a jeep and discuss a map on a jeep bonnet. Aerial view of the small township of Crater, located in the center of an extinct volcano. Royal Marine tanks advance on a road. Military vehicles including an ambulance. A Commando with a gun and ammunition belts keeps guard. Commandos stand near an ambulance on a road. Marine Commandos in position behind barricades and at check points, seal off the town.
Scenes in the old native quarter, in a valley of Aden, Yemen, supposedly formed as a crater in antiquity. Various merchants and their stalls line the area. The streets are filled with pedestrians, and shoppers. Some tradesmen are creating products on the spot. One such, uses a grinding wheel powered by a helper who pulls on ropes to turn the wheel. A horse cart travels along a path that passes under a high bridge.
Marketplace and architecture in the Middle East. North Africa: Civilians walk through the marketplace. They trade with the merchants. Saudi Arabia: artisan sharpens knives. Syria: display of articles in a shop. North India: carts loaded with bags moves through streets. View of Mosques and minarets in Istanbul,Cairo,Yemen and India. Buildings made from sun dried bricks and clay plaster in a village. In Southern Arabia: View of the artistic buildings made from clay. View of modern buildings in Hadhramaut and Yemen.
Naval ship fires 21 gun salute for Saudi Arabian monarch, King Saud Ibn Abd al-Aziz, arriving in New York Harbor on Liner, SS Constitution, at night. A coast guard vessel transfers the Royal Party to the Destroyer Willis A. Lee (DD-929) which carries them to the pier with other destroyers in escort. Statue of Liberty is seen. The king and party members are greeted at the dock by Henry Cabot Lodge. A cadillac limousine, carrying the King, arrives at the United Nations, in New York. King Saud leaves the car, enters the UN building where United Nations Secretary General, Dag Hammarskjold meets him. and escorts him to the United Nations General Assembly. Delegates and dignitaries seated in a council hall. King Saud enters the hall and people applaud. King Saud addresses the general assembly. Dignitaries and delegates applaud after the speech. King Saud during the reception given by His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Al-Khayyal. Ambassador of Saudi Arabia. Dignitaries meet the King. Among those greeting him are UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, Doctor Charles Habib Malik, Foreign Minister of Lebanon,members of the Yemen delegation, and U.S. Ambassador Wadsworth, who traveled with the King from Saudi Arabia.
Street riots in British Colony, Aden, South Arabia. Buildings in the city. Students protest in a violent rally. Policeman watches them. Students carry banners written in Arabic language. Policeman fires snow bomb and tear gas. Protesters run on streets. Policemen run with rifles. Five protesters go on street.
A pallet containing several flag-draped coffins of those who perished in the October 26, 1966 fire, aboard the USS Oriskany (CVA-34) are lowered to a pier from the ship, by crane. Several clergymen in robes stand on the pier. A flag on ship at half mast. Honor guard on pier with rifles. Sailors wheel the pallet of coffins across the pier. U.S. Navy Catholic Chaplain, Fr.Conall Richard Coughlin (who is stationed at Subic Bay) and the ship's Chaplain (Lt Commander) officiate on the ship's deck as coffins are placed on pallets.(The ship's own Catholic Chaplain, LCDR William John Garrity, perished, performing his duties, on October, 26, 1966, and is among these dead ). Sailors aboard the Oriskany open boxes of American flags as they prepare the coffins for transfer. Honor guard with rifles stand at parade rest on the pier. Church officials on the pier. A C-130 transport aircraft sits nearby with its rear door open ready to receive the coffins.