Demonstrations in the Republic of the Congo after the death of Premier Lumumba. Premier Patrice Lumumba with President Jospeph Kasavubu at Congo Independence Day celebration at an airport runway with other officials. King Baudouin of Belgium arrives in a formal military dress and descends down an airplane stairs. He shakes hands with the Premier and the President. Belgium troops march to the military plane. Premier Lumumba poses with other officials at the United Nations. Colonel Joseph Mobutu poses. Demonstrations following the death of Premier Lumumba. Student march outside Belgium Embassy in Moscow. Pickets outside the UN building in New York. People demonstrating demand the withdrawal of UN troops from Congo. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson speaks at the United Nations assembly during his first address. A fight breaks out in the UN gallery and people are thrown out. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson continues his speech and apologizes.
Belgium Cross Populaire in Belgium. The cross country race begins. 2700 men take part in the race. Spectators lined up on either side cheer the runners as they run. The runners run across a rugged field. The winner Joseph Lambericks poses for the photographers.
Crashing of a Belgian Boeing 707 Jet Liner while circling to land at Brussels Airport, Belgium. Fire fighters hose up the crashed plane. Various views of the wreckage of the plane. Dead bodies are removed from the wreckage on stretchers.
Marriages and new births in various renowned families all around the world. Princess Margaret of Britain waves towards a large crowd after getting married with a commoner Antony Armstrong Jones. Crowd cheers for her. King Baudouin of Belgium marries Spain's Donna Fabiola during a traditional ceremony. Queen of England Elizabeth and her husband Prince Phillip introduce little Prince Andrew, sitting with his family on shore of a lake. Emperor of Japan kisses his new born son Prince Naruhito. Shah of Iran with his wife sits at a ceremony after the birth of his first son, heir of the throne of Iran. The United States President John Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline in a hospital on the birth of their son John Fitzgerald Kennedy Junior.
British and French allied forces being pushed back by invading German Army in Belgium during World War 2. Allied soldiers cross river in small boats. Troops fire Howitzers. Buildings on fire in Leuven Belgium. Damaged shops with broken windows. Smoke rising from burning buildings in the city of Leuven. Belgian citizens on the street trying to escape from bombing. Views of city in flames taken from the countryside. Pigs fleeing burning barns. Day and night battle scenes with machine guns and tracer rounds being fired. Refugees flee with few belongings, walking down roads. A woman and child apparently dead on a stretcher beside the road. A family fleeing on foot; a young boy in the family using a crutch as he has one peg leg. German forces advancing on foot into smoldering Belgian cities. German soldiers stopped in the middle of roadways and on the side of roads sleeping, without setting up camps. German armored vehicles drive past on a road. Oil tanks in Antwerp Belgium in flames with black smoke rising, set on fire by Allies during their retreat. Low aerial views of Brussels Belgium streets, spared from destruction, as German soldiers march into Brussels.
Ambassadors from Netherlands and Belgium in the United States. Official from Netherlands speaks about the German attack. He states that Germany has violated all norms. Netherlands is resisting the attack in its full power. Belgium ambassador talks about the German attack and the strategies to defend Belgium made by King Albert I of Belgium.