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.
British designed Gloster Meteor jets in Holland. The British designed Gloster Meteor jets at a factory in Netherlands. A Gloster jet pulled out of a hangar. The jets parked in a line on an airfield. Men refueling the jets with a tanker truck. Men put a hose in the fuel section. The truck moves after refueling.
British shipyard workers go on strike for 10% raise. Workers stand by the gate. Giant cranes idle at the British shipyards. Union leader speaks with workers. Queen Juliana launches a new ship, the Prins der Nederlanen (The Prince of the Netherlands) in Holland. It is designed for the West Indies service. She speaks as she breaks champagne against the bow of the ship..
Project Cirrus, Gilze Rijen Air Base in Holland. Dutch infantrymen defend Gilze Rijen Air Base in Holland. Soldiers break from cover in a field, disperse as they run and take cover. A soldier under cover with a rifle. Soldiers at camp area with a tent in the background. An officer briefs Dutch and Norwegian soldiers. Men run, fall in formations as they carry rifles and machine guns.
Project Cirrus, Gilze Rijen Air Base in Holland. United States C-54 aircraft guided by a signalman taxis on the runway at Gilze Rijen air Base in Holland. Lieutenant General Lauris Norstad and other officers get down from the plane and officers greet them. Lieutenant General Norstad converses with NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) officers. He along with NATO airmen examines notes. Norstad and others interviewed by the press and the officers leave in cars.
Project Cirrus, Holland. Norwegian Squadron 336 Vampire jet planes on air strip in Holland. Plane insignia, pilot in the cockpit looks skywards. Planes parked on the strip, pilots and crewmen near the plane. Vampire planes taxi along the air strip. A car arrives and moves as plane taxis in the background. Meteors, jets and other planes at the airstrip.