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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.