Gliders in flight at the International Experimental Congress of Motorless airplanes at Mount Combegrasse, near Clermont Ferrand in France. Men stand near a parked monoplane glider. A light biplane glider pilot stands in a slot in the lower wing. He holds the weight of the front of the aircraft and runs for take off. A group of people gathered around a biplane glider. A glider with wings and tail modeled after a bird and supported on three carriage wheels being pushed by men. The biplane glider being pushed over a hill by men. The glider in flight. It lands. A light biplane glider pilot in the lower wing starts to take off by running. The biplane glider takes off and in flight. A high winged monoplane glider being assisted for take off by men and the glider in flight. A light monoplane being towed by a half track vehicle. The pilot seats himself under the wing of the glider. Pilot E.T. Allen seated in an aircraft as civilians stand near by. Gliders take off from a hill top and land at the bottom of the hill. An American monoplane glider being towed by a half track vehicle. An American biplane glider takes off from the hill top. It takes off, in flight and lands at the bottom of the hill.
Former prisoners seen after being set free from Nazi prison camps in Germany at end of World War 2. The prisoners shake hands after being set free. The prisoners include Prince Frederick Leopold of Prussia, Baroness Schuschnugg, German industrialist Fritz Thyssen and Baron Schell. The Baroness stands with a young girl and a man as she smiles after being set free. Other prisoners include Bishop of Clermont-Ferrand Gabriel Piquet, former Prime Minister of Hungary Miklos Kallay and Commanding officer of Greek Army General Alexandros Papagos. German Army General Franz Halder and his wife after being set free. Prince Leopold raises his coat collar to reveal his prisoner number. German General Franz Halder stands with his wife.
Aviation activities of American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Men of American Expeditionary Forces load bombs under the wing of an aircraft at a bombing school in Clermont, France. A trolley carries bombs near the plane. A man turns a small propeller and attaches it to the shell of a bomb. A man works on the parts of an aircraft as he checks the bomb release mechanism. Men with bomb shells work on them. Aircraft in flight as a man looks through a pair of binoculars. Other men plot a diagram on a sheet with the help of a ruler. A man works at a desk with a sheet spread in front of him. Two men check an aerial camera. An aircraft drops a bomb and explosion occurs. A pillar of smoke rises up.
Shows Sopwith Camel airplanes prepared for flights at a field in Bergues and Clermont (France) during World War I. Crewmen attach bombs under wing of an Breguet 14 airplane. U.S. 148th Aero Squadron Sopwith Camel planes in formation above Essoudon in France.
British Airco DH-4 airplanes prepared for flights at a field in Bergues and Clermont (France) during World War 1. Crewmen attach bombs on the planes. U.S. 148th Aero Squadron planes in formation above Essoudon in France.
Rise of Benito Mussolini after World War I and taking Italy to World War II. Benito Mussolini and the Blackshirts parade in Rome when the Fascist Party comes to power after ousting Italian Prime Minister Luigi Facta in October 1922. Civilians of Benito Mussolini's Fascist Party parade in the 'March on Rome' when Mussolini takes over the government. Cheering civilians surround Mussolini as he exits from a building. The Blackshirts parade. Mussolini speaks from a balcony. A large crowd gives the Fascist salute at one of Mussolini's mass meetings. Members of the Fascist Youth parade on the streets. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler deplanes in Venice and meets Italian Prime Minister Mussolini for the first time. Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Gian Galeazzo Ciano and Mussolini and staff review troops. Mussolini shakes hands with Hitler, surrounded by Italian notables. A Royal Box at a ceremony shows Hitler, Mussolini, King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and the Queen of Italy. An Italian tank review near Rome's Colosseum. Italian crack troops goose-step past the Royal Box for Hitler to review. The Munich Conference shows Hitler, Mussolini, Prime Minister of France Eduard Daladier, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain among others. Mussolini signs the Munich Pact. A crowd massed near the Victor Emmanuel Memorial acclaim Mussolini after his return from Munich.