British troop fire canons on French Protectorate in Syria. Distant view of explosions. Victorious British troops parade in French freed city of Damascus. British APC's and trucks march down the streets and are welcomed by thousands of natives. Columnized parade of British cavalry at town square. View of Free French soldiers lined up with rifles. Numerous gather to witness the event.
United States sailors at Damascus in Syria. Sheik of Syrian Desert stands at the site of race. Camels run in a race. United States sailors raise hat and cheer from audience cabin. Camels run on a runway.
Sailors of Atlantic ship United States watch camel race at Damascus in Syria. Syrian officer and camel owner stand besides a camel. Owners tie camel's harness. People stand besides race area. Camels run at a race. People watch the race.
Syrian President meets the foreign Minister in Syria. Entrance of the palace of the Syrian President Shukri al-Quwatli. The President arrives at the palace. Armed guards line up outside the building. The President seated with the Foreign Minister Jamil Mardam Bey inside the building. They discuss amongst themselves. President signs a decree. President of the Syrian Chamber of Deputies arrives. President stands up. The officials discuss amongst themselves. Entrance of the Government Palace. The session of cabinet. Official reads a report. Minister of Interior Sabri al Assali asks for instructions. Other ministers listen.
Australian aircraft parked on ground during Syrian Campaign in Syria. Pilots near the planes. The planes are inspected before take-off. Aircraft taxis and takes off. Australian bomber aircraft in flight. Aerial view of land. Australian planes bombing. Natives of Syria celebrate armistice on streets. Huge crowd cheers. Australian soldiers smoke.
The history of the region of Palestine. An animated map of Egypt, Syria desert and Judea. A statute of Assyria King Ashurbanipal. An inscription on a wall depicts the successor of the King on a chariot. The horses of the King. In 721, King of Assyria Sargon on a chariot moving to capture Samaria, capital of Israel. A man walks in ruins of an old Roman ampitheater. Aerial view of olive orchids in the region. Art carving depicts Assyrian warrior Nebuchadnezzar capturing Jerusalem, and a woman pleading for her life.