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Anglo French troops attack to seize the Suez Canal in Egypt.

Major events of 1956. Ships underway in Suez Canal, Egypt. President, Abdul Nasser announces the seizure of the canal. Soldiers move up in Egypt and dead Egyptian soldiers as a result of Anglo French attack. Anglo French planes bomb the canal area. Airborne troops land in the canal area. Debris due to aerial bombings spread on the street. Matter discussed at the United Nations meeting leading to a cease fire in the area. The Secretary General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold arrives in Egypt for negotiations. The United Nations Emergency Police forces enter a city in Egypt. People give a warm welcome to the forces.

Date: 1956, December 24
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The fertile land with the present desert of Egypt and paintings and stone carvings depict ancient Egyptian life.

Scientific Documentary depicts ancient Egypt. River with sun setting in the background and dry hot winds blowing over land shows contrast of ancient fertile land to the desert of modern Egypt. Sand dunes in the desert of Egypt. Footprints of animals in the desert. Small water pools. Scattered oasis in the area with a little greenery. Paintings on a pot depicting ancient Egyptian life. Carvings of kings and Pharaohs of Egypt on walls.

Date: 1951
Duration: 5 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
History of Berlin before and after World War II showing zones of occupation and poor living conditions post-war.

Nazi soldiers at attention with guns drawn in Berlin during World War 2. U.S. soldiers on watch from damaged Berlin building. Man watching Berlin wall with binoculars while sitting in car. Pan American passenger airplane in flight after the war. Pan American passenger reading Time and other magazines. Aerial view of Berlin early 1960s. Pan American plane landing at Tempelhof Airport. Pan American passengers descending to tarmac under sign that reads, "Today Pan American has completed 93153 Transatlantic Crossings" Brandenburg Gate early 1960s. Drive through Brandenburg Gate in the 1920s. Drive through Berlin in the 1920s. Tourist bus flying American flag departs in Berlin 1920s. Berlin University 1920s. Early Nazis driving in Berlin streets. Hitler saluting parade. Hitler addressing Germans. Berlin in ruins Spring 1945 as tanks pass in front of Brandenburg Gate. Old starving woman walks on streets of Berlin amist ruins in 1945. Ruins of Berlin include Reichstag Building during 1945 battle. Women and children emerging from underground Berlin bunker in 1945, to a scene of devastation and rubble in the city. Ground view of the ruined Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche or Gedächtniskirche). Interior of ruined Reichstag Building. Potsdam Conference 1945, Map of WWII Europe. Berlin map, including official Berlin map with signatures showing Zones of Occupation. Germany allied control authority gathering including American, British, and Soviet representatives. French, American, Soviet flags in Germany. Rebuilding of Berlin mostly by women clearing rubble, using shovels, wheelbarrows and cleaning old bricks for reuse. Over crowded train in Germany post-WWII filled with civilian refugees abandoning the cities and heading to the countryside of Germany to resettle.

Date: 1945
Duration: 7 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scientific Documentary 'Ancient World-Egypt' shows peaks of the Mountain of the Moon in Equatorial Africa and River Nile.

Scientific Documentary 'Ancient World-Egypt' depicts ancient Egypt. River Nile on an animated map. Peaks of the Mountain of the Moon in Equatorial Africa. Path of the Nile through Uganda and Sudan into Egypt. Stalactites in caves. Water flowing through rocky terrains. Wild plants and bushes along flowing waters. Small tributaries join together to flow into River Nile.

Date: 1951
Duration: 5 min 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Great Step Pyramid Complex at Saqqara in Egypt with its Limestone structures and carvings on walls.

Scientific Documentary depicts ancient Egypt. View of the Great Step Pyramid Complex at Saqqara in Egypt. Huge limestone walls of the Pyramid. Monumental Royal Tomb. Damaged walls and parts of the monument. Carvings and pillars on limestone walls. Stone carvings of faces of men, birds, and animals on walls depicts the lifestyle of ancient Egypt. Statue of the King and Queen.

Date: 1951
Duration: 4 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Crowds surround car carrying Saad Zaghloul, Nationalist Leader of Egypt, returning from exile in Europe

View from above. Large crowd assembled in street Some carry a large Egyptian flag (during time of riots and unrest in Egypt, and Egypt seeking independence from Great Britain). Crowd swarms around car carrying Egyptian Nationalist Leader Saad Zaghlul Pasha as he returns to Egypt from exile in Europe. Some even climb on his car. Zaghlul Pasha poses for photograph by open window.

Date: 1921, April
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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