Trotting, the harness race in Goshen, Egypt. People at stands as they watch the race. Sulkies attached to steeds ride in a harness race. Photographers click pictures as they stand near the track. A sulky rider poses.
Themistoklis Sofoulis (Sophoulis) Speaker of the Greek Parliament, arrives at the port of Piraeus. Officials greet and welcome him. A color guard of Greek sailors presents arms in salute as Sofoulis is taken by the arm and escorted by a Greek admiral. He doffs his hat in acknowlement. With the Admiral at his side, and , surrounded by civilian officials,and several naval officers, he makes his way to a Greek Navy destroyer tied up at the pier. A junior officer assists him as he ascends a gangway to board the ship. On deck, the ship's captain greets him and introduces several junior officers who salute and shake hands with Sofoulis. The Greek National flag is seen fluttering in the breeze from the ship's mast. View of ship's bow as forward line is hauled aboard. The Greek State Flag is seen displayed from the ship. View from the pier as the ship backs away, followed by views underway, when the number "15" is seen clearly displayed on her hull, identifying her as the Destroyer, Vasilissa Olga. (Note: The Vasilissa Olga and several other Greek warships sailed to Alexandria Egypt, following the German invasion of Greece in 1941. From there, she participated with the British in a number of actions at sea during the war. She was sunk, during a German air raid on September 26, 1943, at the Gulf of Lakki in Leros.)
War-weary troops evacuated from former Allied territory arrive in Egypt. The soldiers relax and smile. British Royal Navy warships underway to attack Italian installations in Libya. An airplane is launched from a British aircraft carrier. Gun crews bring shells on deck for heavy naval guns. A British sailor writes on one: "This'll make you whistle." Scenes of heavy naval bombardment of Italian military installations and the port at Tripoli, Libya. Daylight scenes reveal many sunken ships and destroyed Italian L11-39 tanks and military equipment.
British forces taking large numbers of Italian prisoners during the Western Desert Campaiign in Egypt during WWII. Marmon-Harrington Armored Cars are shown.. Several large fires. Italian prisoners brought in by the truck full and processed into holding areas. High winds and sand storms wreak havoc on soldiers tents and encampment.
Trotters competing in the Hambletonian Stake in Goshen, New York. Trotters racing on the track during Hambletonian Stake at the Good Time Park in Goshen. Crowds gathered on both sides of the track watch the race. The crowd cheers the racers. Mary Reynolds, a filly owned by William N.Reynolds of Winston-Salem, North Carolina wins the race. William Reynolds with a huge garland of flowers.
A view of damage caused by German air raid in city of Alexandria, Egypt. Wrecked buildings in view. Rubble on the streets. People stand on the streets. Native refugees sit in groups. People move to other parts of the city with their families. They carry their belongings with them. Several men carry their belongings on carts.