An experimental helicopter with two sets of rotating blades sets record of a height of 30 feet. The helicopter with two sets of propellers takes off in front of a hangar and is airborne at a height 30 feet from ground. From a November 27, 1958 newsreel feature "25 years ago today".
Brussels: Liberation of Belgium. The House of Representatives building in Brussels. The members seated inside. Prince Charles takes the oath as he is named the Regent. The Prince emerges from the building and is congratulated by officials.
Allied troops set off for the final drive of the Liberation of France and Belgium. La Havre: Intensive bombing by Allied bombers at the 2nd port of France. Allied planes in flight, drop bombs. Smoke from the explosions. German positions are covered by Allied target indicators. Soldiers and tanks advance through fields. Smoke and fire from destroyed vehicles and bombardment. The first Allied platoon enters the town. Destroyed buildings and ruins. The dock area, reduced to a complete rubble. Surrendered German soldiers are marched in the streets. Antwerp: Liberation of Antwerp. A convoy of tanks. Allied troops cross a Bailey bridge over the Albert Canal. British Second Army enters the city. Tanks and soldiers. Machine gun fire. The dock side railway head is captured. Civilians welcome the troops. Belgian Forces of Interior and civilians celebrate. Planes drop arms and supplies for the Belgian Army. Soldiers collect the supplies and load it into a cart. Brussels: Members of the Belgian Government lay wreaths at the Brussels war Memorial in tribute to the capital's liberation. Soldiers march. Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery is given a grand reception. The Field Marshal in a convertible. He greets the people from a hotel balcony. Lyon: The U.S. Seventh Army liberates Lyon. German snipers fire into crowded streets from a hospital on the banks of Rhone. Soldiers fire back at them. Civilians crouch and take cover. Hospital patients removed to safety. Nurses help a wounded man. French and U.S. troops drive through the city. Civilians shake hands with the soldiers. Collaborationists are disgraces and paraded on the streets. People cheer and celebrate.
Visit of film executives to Brussels, Belgium to Frankfurt in Germany. A plane takes the film executives from Brussels to Frankfurt. They enter the Farben building. Military officers welcome them. Film producers dine at General Eisenhower's private dining hall at Farben building. Robert Murphy, German Ambassador speaks to Edgar Mannix.
Albert I, King of Belgium and other people come down the steps of a church in Brussels, following the funeral service for Paul Janson, "the father of universal suffrage" in Belgium. Women wearing black dresses descend down the steps. Albert I and others follow them.
President Harry S. Truman of the United States visits Berlin and other places in Europe after World War II. Buildings and streets of Antwerp in Belgium. President Truman and U.S. Secretary of State James Byrnes aboard U.S. Ship Augusta. President raises his hat and waves to spectators on the dock at Antwerp. Few buildings damaged during war can be seen. Motorcade of President moving towards the Evere Airport in Brussels. Cars in cities and countryside of Belgium. At the Evere Airport, the 35th Infantry Division gives the honor guard to President. Soldiers in attention position near the Air Transport command airplanes on the airfield.