A documentary titled 'America salutes Algerian Independence' depicts independence celebrations in Algeria and its admission into the United Nations. A huge crowd of people in the streets of Algeria to celebrate their independence. The Algerian flag is waved. Soldiers march. People with the Algerian flags. The Algerian flag is raised in a ceremony. Soldiers stand at attention. The United Nations Headquarters in New York City in the United States. Flags of the member nations flutter. Algerian Prime Minister Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella is greeted by UN Secretary General U Thant, Guinean President Ahmed Sekou Toure and President of the UN General Assembly Muhammad Zafrulla Khan. The Algerian flag is unfurled and it flutters among the flags of other member nations. Algerian war victims present at the ceremony. In the UNO, the full body of the General Assembly gives a standing ovation to Algeria as it joins the UNO. Algerian delegates seated. A map of Africa with the focus on Algeria. The capital city of Algiers. Ships at the harbor in Algiers. People in a market place. Minarets of Jeema Kebir Mosque . The National Museum houses things of art and craft such as brocade garments, rugs, specimens of metal work and jewelery.
A documentary depicts Algeria soon after its independence. Date and fig trees in the Sahara region of Algeria. A map of Algeria shows location of oil wells. People near a truck. Tomatoes, lemons and figs in baskets. Men unload crates from trucks. Vegetables and fruits in crates at a market place. People in the market. People fill water at a community tap. A cobbler mends shoes.
Peace in Paris,France after end of war in Algeria in the year 1962. View of the Arc de Triomphe. President of the French Republic, Charles De Gaulle seated at office after the War being ended. Tanks move through streets. Large crowd of civilians gather on street cheer at the arrival of Deputy Premier of Algeria,Mohamed Ben Bella.
A documentary depicts Algeria soon after its independence. A coast along the Mediterranean Sea. The city of Oran. Houses in the city. A lion sculpture in the foreground. Architecture and sculptures of the city. Algerian flags flutter in windows. A bus drives past. The mountains of the Grand Kabili. Rugged hilly terrain in the east of Algeria. A flock of sheep. Two shepherds sit on a hill. Fruits growing on trees. A water body. An electricity tower. The port city of Annaba. A man makes a fishing net. A ship at a port. Mining equipment in operation to mine out ores. A heap of an ore. The Atlas Mountain range. The city of Constantine. Traffic on the streets. A memorial reads 'Place Des Martyrs'. The Algerian flag atop it. Wheat producing area in the south. Men work with farming machines. A man carries a load of hay.
A documentary depicting Algerians celebrating their independence and developments in Algeria thereafter. Vehicles carrying jubilant people drive past on the roads in different parts of the country. A helicopter in flight. A crowd gathers to watch as dignitaries and deputies arrive to attend the first session of the National Assembly. The session in progress. Ferhat Abbas is elected as the President of the National Assembly. Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella casts his vote along with other members for the election of the prime minister. The crowd cheers as Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella is declared the newly appointed Algerian Prime Minister. The Algerian flags are waved. A military procession in the streets. Soldiers parade as the people watch. Helicopters in flight. United States Air Force aircraft fly to aid with medical supplies. Dignitaries get off aircraft and are greeted by Algerian dignitaries. Men carry boxes. Volunteer medical personnel disembark aircraft. The Kabili Mountains. Men work in fields and water crops. Algerian boys in Constantine for a forestry course. People work in a tent area. A man cooks bread. Sacks of food supplies sent in by other countries. Trees are felled. The United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Algerian Prime Minister addresses the UN General Assembly. Ben Bella in Washington DC. U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Ben Bella review honor guards. President Kennedy congratulates Algerian people on attaining independence. Heavy crowd on the streets of Algeria.
Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser visits Algerian Premier Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella in Algeria. Nasser arrives aboard ex-King Farouk's former yacht. People stand at a dock to welcome Egyptian President. Premier Ben Bella and Nasser. Abdel Nasser waves to the people at the dock. The people greet him. Ben Bell and Nasser standing together. Algerian officials and dignitaries meet Nasser. Ben Bella, Nasser and other officials on a vehicle drive past the people on a street. The people on street cheer. Policemen ride motorbikes before the vehicle. Ben Bella, Nasser and other officials get off the vehicle. People gather in large number on a street. Nasser speaks into a microphone at a meeting. People gather to listen to him. Ben Bella and Nasser hug each other. They both raise their hands and look at the crowd.