Australian Prime Minister in Berlin, Germany. An Avro Lancaster XPP aircraft (a modified long-distance transport version of the Lancaster Mark X bomber) taxis to a parking place at the Gatow airport in Berlin, Germany. Australian Prime Minister Ben Chifley steps from the plane and is greeted by military officers and others including Lieutenant General Sir Edwin Otway Herbert, Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin.. Prime Minister Chifley speaks to news reporters as a photographer takes his pictures.
A board of 'Royal Air Force Station Gatow' at the entrance door of a building in Berlin, Germany. Workers stand in front of milk bottle cans. United States Army truck loaded with sacks of flour drives on road.
Field Marshal Montgomery and Air Marshal of British Air Force at Gatow Airport in Berlin, Germany. Air Marshal gets in staff car at Gatow Airport. A C-54 'Argonaut IV' parked on the ground which carried highest ranking army personnel to Berlin. Airmen await a dignitary's arrival at Gatow Airport. Field Marshall Montgomery and other British officers disembark from a C-47.
People of Berlin during the Berlin Blockade. People listen to the radio at a street corner. People buy newspapers at a stand. Man reads the paper. German newspaper headline states that the Berlin problem has been put before the UN. Interiors of a food store, a lady clerk takes contents out of can and weighs it. People coming out of bakery, one woman carrying bread. U.S. planes fly over Berlin during Berlin Airlift operations. Route taken shown over a globe diagram. Men work on a new airfield at Tegel. Trucks and construction equipment. Coal being loaded into a barge at Gatow. Large drums of coal and equipment. A Short Sunderland flying boat taking off. American planes landing at Tempelhof airfield. People in truck as it moves towards the plane. People watch planes fly over head.
After the end of World War II in Germany. A five star car passes with other cars parked in the background at Gatow air field in Berlin, Germany. Secretary James F Byrnes shakes hands with civilians and Generals at Gatow air field. An officer directs C-54 aircraft to parking place. President Harry S Truman gets down from the plane and talks to Russian officers. President's car with the American flag on it. President drives away in his car. As presidential motorcade drives away from the air field a photographer takes pictures with a United States plane on the side. Officers lined up in attention for review by the President. President Truman reviews the troops. A military band plays as a C-54 plane taxis in the background. Troops stand in attention while Star Spangled Banner is played. Presidential motorcade drives away from the airfield. Flags of various countries on fuselage of President's C-54. People, a truck and a jeep at the air base.
President Harry S Truman arrives at Gatow Airport in Berlin. Various British officials at airport. Truman shakes hands and speaks to Military Police Honor Guard and boards C-54 plane. Truman waves goodbye from entrance platform of plane. MPs raise American flag from pole. American, British and Russian flags. President Truman and Prime Minister of UK, Clement R Attlee at Gatow airport bids officials farewell and boards planes. Cameramen take pictures.