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Smoke and steam rise as lava spews from volcano and a chain of island during the birth of Surtsey island on coast of Iceland.

Volcanic eruption during the birth of the Surtsey island located near Geirfuglasker island on the Vestmanneayjar island, Iceland. Smoke and steam rise as lava spews from volcano. Wing of an aircraft while in flight. Chain of islands. Lava erupts out of the volcano. Black mass is spewed up discoloring the pure white steam momentarily. Black mass falls in water. Large steam cloud covers entire island. Turbulence along edges during eruption. An opening in center of a steam cloud. Wing of aircraft seen while in flight. A chain of island.

Date: 1963, November 14
Duration: 2 min 22 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Cinders spew up and small eruptions in progress along edge during the birth of Surtsey island on coast of Iceland

Volcanic eruption during the birth of the Surtsey island located near Geirfuglasker island in celand. Cinders spew up from water. Cinders spewing up amongst water and steam giving a black look momentarily. Small eruption occurs directly at the edge. Wing of aircraft seen while in flight. Eruption in progress during the birth of a large mass. White steam along the entire length of the island being born. Lava erupts from the volcano.

Date: 1963, November 14
Duration: 2 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
President Sveinn Bjornsson, Bishop of Iceland and General William Key present at a ceremony as Iceland becomes a republic.

Iceland becomes a republic during World War II. Tents set up for citizens of Iceland outside the city of Reykjavik. Citizens gather for the ceremony marking the proclamation of Iceland as a republic. President Sveinn Bjornsson and the Bishop of Iceland as the new republic is formed. American commander on Iceland General William Key watches the ceremonies.

Date: 1944
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Prime Minister Winston Churchill visiting Iceland on return from the Atlantic Conference in New Foundland, during World War II

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is seen on the balcony of the Alþingi (Parliament House) in Reykjavik, Iceland on August 17, 1941, when he visited during voyage home from the Atlantic Conference in Newfoundland, in World War 2. To his left are Icelandic Prime Minister Hermann Jonasson and Regent Sveinn Björnsson. Churchill appears to make brief remarks to a group of civilian Icelanders assembled in the plaza below. The crowd is passive. Some take photographs. (Iceland is under British occupation at this time.)

Date: 1941, August 17
Duration: 17 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Forces arrive in Iceland and take their positions to meet an air raid situation during World War II.

United States Forces in Iceland during World War II. A United States convoy of ships underway in the Atlantic Ocean towards Iceland. The deck of a ship as water washes over it. Other ships of the convoy underway at sea. The U.S. flag aboard a ship. Men at a dock. Field ration crates being loaded onto trucks. Soldiers lined up as officers review troops. Soldiers and sailors milling about on the streets in a town of Iceland. An aircraft lands at an air base. U.S. soldiers rush as an air raid alarm is sounded. The soldiers loaded in vehicles as they pull away. The soldiers at an anti aircraft gun. A soldier speaks over a radio. Aircraft in formation flight.

Date: 1941, October 20
Duration: 1 min 58 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Eva Braun's family members visit Iceland.

German Chancellor Adolf Hitler's companion Eva Braun's family aboard a ship underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Engine controls show ship at halt. A boat in a hoist along side the ship. A view of a mountain as seen from the ship. A boat being lowered alongside the ship. Captain on the bridge of the ship. A boat with a Nazi flag underway at sea. Several boats being lowered along side the ship. Nazi flag displayed on boats. Cruise ship in the background. Passengers from Cruise Ship board a boat to take them ashore. Boat arrives at a dock in Iceland. Many Icelandic spectators on the dock. Several Icelandic girls and children pose for pictures.

Date: 1938
Duration: 3 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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