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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
 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
European refugees arrive in Belgium after violence in Congo soon after attaining independence.

Violence breaks out in Congo 11 days after the independence. Soldiers patrol the streets in Congo after incidents of Congolese troops mutiny and looting that killed some Europeans. In Belgium an aircraft carrying Europeans arrive. European women and children get off the plane. Officials look after the refugees.

Date: 1960, July 11
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Belgian refugees cross over into Rhodesia to escape the adverse effects of crisis in Congo.

Congo crisis forces Belgian nationals to flee. Belgian national cross over into Northern Rhodesia. Policemen march and take away the guns and other weapons carried by refugees. They look at weapons confiscated from the refugees. Damaged shops in Congo after they were burnt by Congolese Army. Troops patrol the streets. A man stands next to a burnt car. Congolese women cross the road.

Date: 1960, July 18
Duration: 1 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Civilians in Ireland mourn the death of nine Irish soldiers during Congo ambush.

Funeral procession of Irish soldiers in Ireland. Dead bodies of nine Irish soldiers loaded onto trucks which drive past a large crowd on either side of a street. Caskets draped in United Nations flags carry the bodies of those who lost their lives during Congo ambush. A band plays as the trucks move past. The trucks arrive at a cemetery. Soldiers fire rifles in salute. Civilians mourn the death of Irish soldiers.

Date: 1960, November 28
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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