Allied Commanders meet in Delhi, India during World War II. A transport aircraft lands at an airfield in Delhi. Deputy Supreme Allied Commander of the China-Burma-India Theater Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell gets off the aircraft. Officers greet General Stilwell. Stilwell smokes a cigar as he speaks to officers. U.S. Army General Brehon Somervell gets off an aircraft and is greeted by Lieutenant General Stilwell and others. Somervell smokes a cigarette. Another aircraft lands at the field. Supreme Allied commander of the China-Burma-India Theater, British Lord Louis Mountbatten is greeted by officers as he shakes hands.
The role of women in the United States Army. In January 1943, the first posting of WAAC enlisted personnel overseas, was to Algiers. Women disembark a ship. WAAC women walk with orphan children into a convent. A WAAC woman washes utensils; others dry clothes. WAAC women arrive in Scotland and get trained. Women visit India. Women at the Taj Mahal in Agra. Women visit New Delhi. Women on camels in Cairo. Women disembark a ship in Europe. Two women adjust a tent. Woman washes her hair and clothes using her helmet. Women inside a tent. Woman checks injured soldiers. Nurses in hospital as they look after soldiers. Women march. A woman pays homage to the female soldiers who sacrificed their life in war. Soldiers carry another injured soldier on stretcher. Officers check injured women in hospital. Women in uniform march.
Distribution of motion pictures to U.S. Military units during World War II. Men work in an office of overseas motion picture service in New York. Men tying a document related to shipment of films. Men discuss amongst themselves. The films are placed in wooden cases for shipment. Animated map shows various locations. An airplane in flight. Men unload the wooden cases from the airplane. A ship docked in a harbor. Men gather near the ship. A man enters a building in New Delhi, India. A sign outside the building reads: 'India Film Exchange Film Library'. A sign outside other building reads: 'Special Service Section'. Men stand outside the building. A car arrives near the building. The films are transported to remote areas with the help of dog sleds and camels.
United States First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy arrives on a visit to India. Scene of a gate. A hilly region. People on a bullock cart. A man takes a small child in lap. A child on woman's shoulder. Farmers in a field. Statues carved at Khajuraho temple. Decorated and carved gates. Colorful paintings on walls. Women play sitar and tabla. A traffic policeman gives directions to traffic and shows 'Stop' sign. Students and teachers in a college. Carpenter and a mechanic at work. Large crowd. National emblem of India on a gate. Guards on horses. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of India in a horse driven chariot in the Parliament premises. Air India plane lands at New Delhi airport. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi meet Jacqueline Kennedy, her sister Lee Radziwill and the American Ambassador to India, John Kenneth Galbraith. Galbraith talks to Prime Minister Nehru. Children clap. United States Embassy. Ambassador Galbraith and Jacqueline Kennedy in Embassy. Prime Minister Nehru talks with Jacqueline Kennedy in a garden. She buys a silk sari. A girl welcomes her with garland in Benares. A man answers her questions during visit to an art gallery. She meets Indira Gandhi. Jacqueline Kennedy meets Indian artists. Jacqueline Kennedy addresses the people present. Jacqueline Kennedy garlands an elephant's neck as a ritual.
Hindus gather to hear Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's address on India's anniversary of Independence. Two hundred thousand Hindus gather in front of a fort in New Delhi to hear Prime Nehru's address on the occasion of India's ninth anniversary of her independence. During the course of his address the Prime Minister warns of a great threat to he world peace posed by the Suez Canal crisis. He tells of his yearning to act as a peacemaker in the dispute.
A map shows spread of Islam in Europe in 1683. A man performs a namaz in Delhi India. Muslims in a mosque perform namaz (Salat). The Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, India with a large number of people in front of it. They perform namaz (Salat) together.