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Congolese and white officials watch a traditional Congolese dance in Congo.

Congolese officials in Congo. Officials shake hands with each other. White officials seated on a stage watch a dance. Native people in traditional costumes dance in front of the officials and entertain them.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United Nations troops arrive and Belgian troops stay at key positions in Congo during the Congo crisis.

United Nations troops in Congo during the Congo Crisis. A U.S. aircraft stationed at an airport. Troops carry crates. The crates kept at the airport. Troops arrive in Congo. Belgian troops patrol on street. The troops control the crowd. The troops at various places fire rifles. People on road. Troops under wing of a aircraft load ammunition. A truck parked near the aircraft.

Date: 1960, July 21
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Massacre of innocents during Congo crisis in 1964. Viet Cong prisoners treated in accordance with 3rd Geneva Convention during Vietnam War.

Bodies of persons killed in Congo, when some 200 foreigners and thousands of Congolese were executed by rebel "Simbas" in Stanleyville and environs, in 1964. Evidence being gathered to facilitate prosecution of perpetrators. Major-general Joseph Mobutu, Congo Army chief of Staff, is seen confering with other Congo officials. Two possible perpetrators are seen. Rescued persons receiving food at a temporary camp. Persons accused of inhumane treatment of others on trial. Soldiers using force to capture troublemakers. Delegates seen at the Third Geneva Convention at the Palace of Nations in in 1949. Viet Cong prisoners being treated humanely, in accordance with the provisions of the 3rd Geneva Convention, during Vietnam war. Some seen switching allegiance to Republic of Vietnam.

Date: 1964
Duration: 1 min 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Demonstrations organized in Europe and the United Nations after the death of Congo's Premier Patrice Lumumba .

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.

Date: 1961, February 16
Duration: 4 min 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold and Congo officials during a meeting at UN Headquarters in New York.

United Nations considers Katanga crisis in a meeting at its Headquarters in New York. UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold calls for a resolution for speedy withdrawal of Belgium troops from Katanga in Congo. Officials from Congo seated during the meeting. General Dag Hammarskjold asks the Congo officials to settle the issues among themselves as UN will not interfere with the matter.

Date: 1960, August 8
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United Nations Security Council decides to send forces to Congo to resolve the crisis.

United Nations Security Council meeting in New York, United States. People in Belgium protest against the violence against Belgians in Congo. United Nations Security Council meets to discuss the Congo crisis. A heated argument between the Soviet and American representatives takes place. The Council votes in favor of sending forces to Congo to control the crisis.

Date: 1960, July 14
Duration: 1 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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