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King of England and King of Italy meet aboard ship in harbor of Gaeta, Italy

Opening scene shows some Italian statesmen and naval officers boarding the Italian royal yacht Trinacria, anchored in the harbor, at Gaeta, Italy. Next, British King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra and daughter, Princess Victoria, are seen posing on the Trinacria's deck, with Italian King Victor Emmanuel III, who is engaged in conversation with the British monarch. Princess Victoria is the center of attention of a group of Italian naval officers. King Edward VII lights a cigarette, throws his match overboard, and smokes while the group continues posing for pictures. He shakes hands with an elder Italian statesman. The two kings converse and Victor Emmanuel III speaks to one of his officials, as Edward VII continues to meet members of the Italian party. (Reportedly, lunch was served in the saloon of the Trinacria, after which King Edward,Queen Alexandra and Princess Victoria returned to the British Royal Yacht, HMY Victoria and Albert III, and sailed to Naples.)

Date: 1907, April 18
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
American troops and equipment move past damaged buildings in Gaeta, Italy during World War II.

United States troops and equipment advance in Gaeta, Italy during World War 2. Aerial views of the damage caused to buildings in Gaeta from bombings. Damaged buildings in the city. Debris in the streets. Troops, half tracks and artillery roll through the ruins.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Italian Campaign in World War Two. Scenes of Allies on the road to Rome

The Italian Campaign during World War II. An American soldier inspects a damaged German Kettenkrad tracked motorcycle abandoned at a roadside. Allied truck, jeeps, halftracks, and towed field artillery moving along a road. Sign on road near destroyed buildings identifies Highway 7 and points to towns of Gaeta, Velletri, Albano, Genzano, and Rome. U.S. Sherman tank on road passing bombed out buildings. Allied military ambulances on the road. More views of destroyed buildings. A damaged Sherman tank. A damaged German tank. A U.S. soldier climbs out his bunker carved out of rubble.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Aviation history. First hand accounts from persons who knew and worked with the Wright brothers.

Views of traffic on a city street around the turn of the 20th century. A mix of horse and buggies and motorcars and bicycles. People waiting for a trolley car. Reenactment of persons using an early telephone and of early filmmakers at work. The Wright brothers home at 7 Hawthorne Street, West Dayton, Ohio. The Wrights' former housekeeper, Carrie Grumbach, recalls December 17, 1903, a telegram arriving about the Wright brothers successful first powered flight. Glimpse of Wright brothers machine shop. Charlie Taylor, who had worked in their shop, speaks of being pleased at their accomplishment. View of the Wrights flying gliders at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Charlie Taylor describing how he machined and built the motor for the Wright brothers airplane. Glimpse of that motor or a facsimile. Men positioning the Wright brothers airplane for launching, and French citizens gathered to watch a demonstration of their airplane in France. French airplane pioneers with their aircraft. Other early aviators and their planes. A Wright flyer being demonstrated for the U.S. Army (with a tethered balloon in the background). Frank P. Lahm, who met the Wrights in 1907, describes how Wilbur Wright inspired the confidence of the U.S. Army in powered aircraft. (Lahm became the first Army officer to be certified as a pilot by the Wrights.) Men maneuvering a Wright airplane at Fort Myer, Virginia, in 1908. Orville Wright is seen flying it in preparation for a formal test, demonstrating it could meet all U.S. Army requirements. View of the test flight on 9 September, in which Orville Wright flew longer than one hour. View of Lieutenant Lahm accepting Orville Wright's invitation to accompany him on a flight. He sits next to Orville Wright in the airplane. View of them tasking off on a six minute flight. (Lahm was the first military officer to fly in an airplane.) View of a Wright airplane that crashed on 17 September, at Fort Myer, Killing passenger Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge and injuring Orville Wright.

Date: 1953
Duration: 4 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A pilot climbs into the cockpit of a Bleriot XI aircraft and works on its controls in the United States

A pilot wearing a 1907 uniform walks up to a Bleriot XI aircraft. The pilot climbs into the cockpit of the aircraft. View from tail, up the length of the plane, toward pilot in cockpit. Close up views of the pilot as he works the tail rudder and elevator controls of the parked plane.

Date: 1957, April
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A captain conducts a preflight check before getting into the cockpit of a Bleriot XI aircraft in the U.S.

Evolution of United States Air Force uniforms in the United States. A captain wearing a 1907 uniform approaches Bleriot XI aircraft. He does a preflight checking of the aircraft. He puts on a flying jacket and a parachute. He gets into the cockpit.

Date: 1957, April
Duration: 2 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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