Queen Elizabeth arrives at the Royal Ascot racecourse. Huge crowd watches the race. Race starts and horses race.
U.S. 101st Airborne Division in England during World War 2.British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. Army General Dwight D Eisenhower, and Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, with other officials and officers, visit RAF Welford airfield in Berkshire County, England (then home to the 435th Troop Carrier Group). They are hosted by Brigadier General Maxwell Davenport Taylor, Commander of the 101st Airborne Division, together with members of his staff, including: Brigadier General Don F Pratt and Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe. They tour various exhibits of engineers, artillery, anti aircraft and paratroop units. They inspect equipment, gliders, and supplies. From a reviewing stand, they observe a paratroop exercise involving formations of C-47 transport planes, from which large numbers of paratroopers jump, filling the skies with parachutes. Generals Eisenhower, Brigadier General Taylor and Prime Minister Churchill salute colors as they review troops. They walk among displays of troopers, equipment, and U.S. CG-4A gliders. Assisted by General Taylor, Prime Minister Churchill climbs aboard a British Horsa glider to examine it. He shakes hands and converses with Colonels of the 101st, including: Col.George S. Wear, commander, 327th Glider Infantry Regiment; Col. George V. H. Moseley, Jr., Commander, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment; Colonel Howard R.Johnson, commander, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment; and Col. Thomas L. Sherburne, 101st Airborne Division's Artillery Commander.
During visit to 101st Airborne Division at RAF Welford airfield in Berkshire County, England, General Eisenhower is seen standing on a reviewing platform, along with British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill,Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, and Brigadier General Maxwell Taylor, Commander of the 101st. Eisenhower smiles and uses binoculars to watch as 1,500 U.S. paratroopers are dropped from C-47 transport aircraft flying overhead. After the demonstration, Churchill, Eisenhower, and Taylor,enter the back back seat of an open Dodge 3/4-ton T214 vehicle, being used as a staff car. The car proceeds along a road, with driver and a British official in the front seat.
Colonel George S. Wear, Commander,327th Glider Infantry Regiment (GIR), is seen standing with officers of his unit. Prime Minister Churchill addresses troopers of the 101st Division, while standing in the staff car. General Eisenhower stands among the soldiers listening. Colonel Wear and officers of the 327th GIR, including a Chaplain, are seen applauding.
While visiting the U.S. 101st Airborne Division, at RAF Welford in Berkshire, England, in World War 2, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and General Eisenhower, inspect the inside of a British Horsa glider. Eisenhower steps down from the cabin as Brigadier General Maxwell Taylor, Commander of the 101st, assists Prime Minister Churchill down the steps. Churchill then peers into the open back of a U.S. CG-4A glider. He stops to look at paratrooper rations displayed on a table, as Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe explains them. Churchill and Eisenhower then review formation of paratroopers, accompanied by Brigadier Maxwell Taylor, and followed by Brigadier General Don F. Pratt. They walk among the troopers, one of whom is a British paratrooper. The Generals salute as they pass the unit colors. Further on they pass a color guard and the Generals salute, as Churchill removes his hat. Churchill is seen at a microphone. Change of scene shows C-47s flying overhead with paratroopers descending and spectators watching them. another view of Churchill and Eisenhower entering Dodge 3/4-ton T214 vehicle, after the paratroop drop, and driving among troops seen in combat positions on the field.
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Lloyd George arrives at Downing Street in London, England during World War I. United Kingdom Prime Minister David Lloyd George gets off from a car. People crowd on the street. British Union Leader Arthur Henderson gets off from a car. People stand in the background. Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Arthur James Balfour in a car. A man opens a door of the car. The former Prime Minister gets out from the car.
The government crashes in the United Kingdom. In Ballater, Scotland : King George V of the United Kingdom reviews honor guard. The King drives away in a car. In London, England : United Kingdom Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald with his Labour party members and leaders of the Conservatives liberals to form his cabinet.