Princess Juliana of Netherlands on her 40th Birthday at her palace in Soestdijk accompanied by her husband, Prince Bernhard and two daughters: Beatrix (later "queen Beatrix) and Irene. Thousand of children gather carrying helium balloons in their hands. Some children present balloons to Princess Juliana's daughters. Thousands of balloons are set free in the sky. A small child carrying balloon stands in a window. Small boy holds flowers in hands. Princess Juliana watches in delight.
U.S. Army General Dwight David Eisenhower visits Holland. Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in Holland with other officers . He reviews naval recruits standing at attention. Eisenhower looks through binoculars and observes Dutch Army soldiers performing drills and firing guns in training exercises. Army soldiers of the Netherlands climb barricades and perform other drills while practicing. Exteriors of Soestdijk Palace. Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands and Queen Juliana of the Netherlands welcome Dwight David Eisenhower and his wife Mamie Doud Eisenhower.
Winds blowing in Holland. A Swedish cargo vessel at port. Crowd gathered at sea. Boats rescue crew members of the vessel. Man descends a swinging ladder on a boat.
A documentary film titled 'The Netherlands' on the geography and the people in the Netherlands. The map of Europe. The map outlines Netherlands. Germany and Belgium also located on the map. Another map locates North and South Holland. Windmills in an area. A man and woman walking on a street with children. The woman with a child in a stroller. Traffic passing on the street. Buildings along the sides of the street. A steam boat underway on a river.
Damage from protests against the Communist Party of the Netherlands, as supporters of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 rallied in other countries, also, against communism. Scene outside the Felix Meritis hall at 324 Keizersgracht, Centrum, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Broken glass in a window outside the headquarters offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands. View in the broken window of bricks, and an edition of the Dutch Communist Party newspaper "De Waarheid." The ledge below the broken window has lettering "...RUWIELEN PLAATSEN S.V.P." A bicycle leaning against the wall beside the damage. A crowd of citizens standing on a bridge. Policemen keep a vigil in front of a looted storefront with broken glass. Sign "Boekhandel" above the storefront. A streetcar or trolley passes in the street in front of the store. Scenes of an injured citizen demonstrator in front of a building by a sign, "P. Filedt Kok Arts". An ambulance passes by a crowd. Another looted building with broken glass. Scenes of police pulling several people out of the Felix Meritis building. Photographers race to capture pictures as police chase away the crowd and onlookers.
Early days of Operation Market Garden in Nijmegen, Holland, Netherlands during World war II. Animated map of France, Belgium, and Netherlands. Allied transport and resupply aircraft in flight over clouds. Aerial view of Nijmegen Netherlands. Allied parachutes carrying supplies floating toward ground. The aircraft drop supplies in the south of Nijmegen. First Allied Airborne Army troops arrive by parachutes and gliders. The parachutists jump from the aircraft and descend towards the land. Unusual scene from camera strapped to the chest of a paratrooper. Shows view upon first jumping, and then view from paratrooper in sky descending and surrounded by other paratroopers with aircraft overhead and ground nearing below. U.S. aircraft parked on a field. The sky if filled with parachutists who are landing. German antiaircraft fire targets Allied planes. An Allied aircraft plunges toward the earth and crashes with a fireball. The Allied troops advance. Explosion in the foreground due to bombing. The aircraft drops bombs. Smoke raises in the foreground due to the bombardment. Gliders in flight. British 1st Airborne Division soldiers advance, engaging in Battle of Arnhem.