View of Royal Naval dockyard at Gibraltar. Britain's first atomic powered submarine Dreadnaught in water. Submarine diving in water. Interiors of submarine are shown. Captain using periscope. Submarine surfaces.
Group of U.S. Senators and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson greet U.S. President John F Kennedy in the White House, Washington DC. Also present is Sir Alec Douglas, home from the United Kingdom. The President signs the Nuclear Test Ban Agreement (treaty had been signed in Moscow by both parties on August 5, 1963). Photographers take pictures. Close ups of signed treaty.
In 1938 an American tennis champion John Donald Budge (Don Budge) wins Wimbledon in London, England. Don Budge playing a match. The spectators seated in a stand. He wins the Wimbledon title. Budge shakes hand with United Kingdom tennis player Henry 'Bunny' Austin. From a September 16, 1963 newsreel recounting events 25 years prior.
Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 10 years of monarchy in England. Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom celebrates her 10 years of monarchy and dedicates New Zealand House. Officials greet her. Queen and officials look at the London City. Past scenes show: Queen seated in a Royal carriage passes crowd during the coronation celebration. The bishop undertakes the ceremony at the Canterbury cathedral. Prime Minister Winston Churchill attends the ceremony. Archbishop of cathedral places the King Edwards Crown on Queen's head. Queen moves through the crowd in her carriage after the ceremony.
Allied offensive in North Africa during World War II. Railroad train passes on a bridge in the United States filled with tanks and equipment bound for eastern ports. British rail carry heavy equipment and British Tanks to ports. Large number of transport trucks line up at a dock area. An Allied troop transport ship arrives at the dock. Allied troops boarding troop carrier ships in United States and England. British tanks loaded to ships. Troops disembark a train and troops embark a ship. Troops wave as the ship leaves the dock. Allied transport ships, battleships, cruisers and destroyers underway in Atlantic toward Gibraltar rendevous in 1942. Montage shows U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, President Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in conversation in late December 1941, Views of General George Marshall, General Dwight D Eisenhower in the United States following their appointments to lead the effort from the American side. General Mark Clarke in England shaking hands with Eisenhower. Neville Chamberlain also seen. A convoy of Allied ships. Allied troops aboard ships headed to Gibraltar. Two United States soldiers sew American flag patches on uniforms. Troops play games on ship deck. Battle inspection of troops and arms on the deck by their officers.
U.S. Coast Guardsmen parade in dress whites, at pier in Gibralter harbor, and assemble in formation for ceremony to dedicate a memorial. The Coast Guard Ensign hangs over, and hides a memorial plaque on wall of building.
Participants include British and American officers and British and American civilian officials, several dressed formally, with top hats. A number of ladies are seated for the event. After brief invocation by clergyman, A British military brass band plays, Coast guardsmen, with rifles, present arms, and the Coast Guard ensign is removed, unveiling the memorial plaque. The plaque honors those lost when the Cutter Tampa was torpedoed by an enemy submarine, in Bristol Channel, on September 26, 1918, with loss of all 115 souls on board. It also honors 11 officers and men of the Cutter Seneca, who volunteered, and were lost attempting to salvage the torpedoed British Steamer, Wellington, in the Bay of Biscay, September 17, 1918. The American flag is displayed above the new plaque, and Coast Guard officers place four wreaths at the base of the memorial. .