U.S. Senator B Russell at Heidelberg, Germany. A sign board reads 'Usareur Headquarters'. Senator Russell accompanied by Colonel McNair and Lieutenant Colonel Hathaway leaves the headquarters at Heidelberg. They get into a car and drive off. A group arrives at Patrick Henry Village. They enter one of the buildings.
A graduation ceremony at the Heidelberg American High School in Germany. Students wearing caps and gowns enter the garden of the school in columns of two for the graduation ceremony. The students seated for the ceremony. They applaud. Graduating student James Skelly holds a diploma as he enters and looks at the city of Heidelberg below. The Heidelberg city. A girl graduate rises and walks from her seat to receive her diploma. A student body rises to sing a class song. Miss Mildred A. Linck, the school principal, introduces Major Lloyd C. Hall, American School Officer, Heidelberg Military Post. A girl graduate rises from her seat to receive her diploma and congratulations from Mr. Hall. She returns to her seat. Mr. Hall calls out a graduate's name. He presents the last diploma and sits down. The class rises to sing. The last diploma is picked up from the table. A group of graduates and some civilians in the garden of the school. The graduates examine a book. One of them exits the group. Skelly stands at the point overlooking Heidelberg. He turns and motions to the classmates as he walks past. They follow him. Skelly's face. Inscribed case holding a diploma, "Heidelberg American High School.....". The diploma of James George Skelly. Students and some parents walk on the grounds after the graduation ceremony.
U.S. Senator B Russell at Wacom building in Heidelberg, Germany. The senator walks with two children. He shakes hands with a soldier and his wife, gets into car and drives off. The car pulls up in front of the Wacom building.
U.S. Senator B Russell in Heidelberg, Germany. A honor guard snaps to attention. General Miles J Reber shakes hands with Senator Russell. They enter a building. View of a garden at the entrance of the building.
U.S. Senator B Russell at Rob Headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany. A sign board reads 'Rob Headquarters'. Senator Russell along with General Miles J Reber makes tour of inspection at the Rhine Ordnance. The senator inspects ammunition. He holds a rifle in his hand and speaks to a soldier.
Near end of World War 2, U.S. troops in Heidelberg to seize German scientific records as a part of Alsos mission. U.S. troops leave in jeeps from T Force headquarters in Mannheim and on the way to Heidelberg. Corporal Lusnia on night duty. Troops in yard of University of Heidelberg and inspect documents inside the University. Heidelberg town across the river as seen from the hill. Troops near vehicles. Houses across Neckar River. Troops prepare for the trip. The British Contingent. Men walk in streets.