View of mountains in Gangtok. View of guests from other countries arriving, including U.S. Ambassador John Galbraith. Maharajah, father of Prince arrives to attend the wedding. View of Prince and Hope Cooke putting scarf around their neck in wedding ceremony. Prince and Princess arriving at the Palace.
U.S. diplomatic and military mission to Tibet led by Major Ilia Tolstoy and Captain Brooke Dolan. Map shows countries in Southeast Asia. Map shows a way through which mission passed starting from India to China. British political officer Sir Basil Gould, Chief Minister (Gongzim) of Bhutan Raja Sonam Tobgay Dorji, his wife Rani Chuni Wangmo (Dorji), and the daughter of the Maharaja of Sikkim are seen on a lawn where gifts for Dalai Lama are displayed. Kangchenjunga Mountain at a far distance. Members of mission with horses at Natu La pass. Horses loaded with bags used for transporting potatoes. The Himalayan Mountains and valley. Travelers come to a halt at a place in mountains where horses unload. They start journey again and men drive horses loaded with wooden boxes. Indian troops under British command at formation. British officers walk by the troops. Raja Dorji and others walk. Honor guard gives send-off to Raja Dorji and British officer. Snow capped mountains. Mules loaded with wool pass the village. Mission members and honor guard reach British tail station, Gyantse in Tibet. British and American flags raised in gesture of friendship. U.S. mission members welcomed by British Major and Tibetans. U.S. mission people and Tibetans at a reception at house of British State agent. A Tibetan ceremony.
Chinese troops advance in India during Sino Indian War in year 1962. View of the mountains ranges. Chinese troops advance and invade the country. Civilians march through streets holding banners. People donate their jewelry and money. Prime Minister of India Jawahar Lal Nehru addresses the gathering.
Chinese soldiers with Indian prisoners in India Himalayan region during the Sino-India War. Chinese propaganda images in which they treat Indian prisoners well. Wounded Indian prisoners treated and fed in a chow line. Shacks on the ground. Chinese soldiers walk with guns in hands. A Chinese jeep on a path amidst mountains.
Propaganda piece about living conditions in China under the Communist regime of Mao Tse-tung, with images photographed by Indians visiting the country. Delegates from all over the world at an international conference. Representatives from Iraq, Canada, Romania, Australia and Pakistan among others. Elderly Chinese revolutionaries pose. Mao Tse-tung's views (according to a narrator): He believes that war in inevitable between capitalist and socialist nations. View of a rally and military parade in China. Explosions during the Korean War in 1951 with Chinese troops in action. Homeless, displaced Tibetan children and families after the Chinese take over in 1959. Indian Army soldiers return after China's attack on India during the Sino-Indian War in 1962. View of Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Map of Asia depicts Chinese aggression towards its neighbors. Explosions during the Chinese aggression in Vietnam and Laos. Mao Tse-tung intent on risking a war with the West.
Flags of America, England and others wave in breeze. Fighter aircraft fly high overhead in sky. A NATO warship in sea. Combined NATO forces march together carrying various flags. Intercontinental Ballistic Missile or rocket ready for launch with emblem of U.S. Air Force on side. A B-52 high in sky with contrails behind. Crowd of American men, women and children in 1960's fashions looking upward at the sky. Night view of New York city. Arc de Triomphe in Paris seen with early 1960's cars passing by. Scene of the elaborately tiled library building with tile murals by Juan O'Gorman, at the University of Mexico in Mexico City (Biblioteca Central at the Ciudad Universitaria Campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico - UNAM). College students seated outside the library building. Farmer with two oxen yoked doing work. Men shoveling and moving material in wheel barrows perhaps in Latin America. Scene of a fair in India tents, vendors, and a small Ferris wheel ride. American children going round and round on a hand powered playground carousel.