Activities in Eurasia. The Brussels Fair. People at the fair. Women holding flags of different countries. Fountains in between. The Soviet exhibition hall. Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser shakes hand with Nikita Khrushchev the 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Soviet Union. Abdel Nasser speaks into a microphone. Arab people march on the streets and hold banners. King Faisal of Iraq at a podium. People on either side of the streets. King Faisal's son in a chariot. The people greet him. A harbor. U.S. Marines land at Lebanon bay. The marines carry supplies. Red China launches an artillery attack on Quemoy Island. Troops carry shells. The troops walk in a trench with guns. Chinese men look through binoculars. U.S. 7th Fleet sailors on a ship underway at sea. Supplies in an LCV (Landing Craft Vehicle). They are supplied with food. Buildings in Berlin. People on the streets. A damaged building in the town. Soldiers walk on the streets. A man rides a horse drawn cart. The soldiers stand in front of a building.
Scenes just prior to the mlitary Coup and mob revolt in Iraq. King Faisal II is seen addressing an assembly of people, prior to the revolt in which His uncle, Crown Prince Ilah was killed by street mobs, and the whereabouts of King Faisal II and Premier Nuri as-Said were unknown. Flashback scenes show them arriving in Jordan on an Iraqi Airways 4-engine turboprop airliner. They are greeted by King Hussein, Faisal's cousin, as they come down the steps of the airplane. A brass band plays as they cross the tarmac. Flags of Iraq and Jordan fly from flagpoles.The two cousin kings, Faisal II and Hussein, sit side by side and watch parade of tanks, armored vehicles and trucks. (Note: both King Faisal II and Premier Nuri as-Said lost their lives in the subsequent revolt.)
A revolt and quick military overthrow of the government of Iraq. Major General Abdul Kareem el-Kassim arrives in Baghdad. A military jeep followed by Iraqi soldiers on motorbike passes through streets of Baghdad. View of the Iraqi General and military defense building. Damaged buildings and vehicles can be seen in city. Iraqi soldiers marching in streets.
Crisis in the Middle East. Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser walking with several officials. President Nasser waving to a crowd. The crowd cheering the President on the 6th anniversary of the overthrow of King Farouk I. The President speaking into several microphones from a podium. A large crowd gathered. U.S. negotiator Robert Murphy meeting Lebanese President Camille Chamoun in Lebanon. Robert Murphy and President Chamoun with an official. The men are talking. American evacuees from Iraq arriving at an airport in Rome, Italy. Men, women and children coming down the steps from an aircraft. The evacuees at the airport. A street in Jordan. Vehicles moving on a road and people on a street. Buildings on the street. Flags flying at half mast on several buildings in the event of King Faisal II and other leaders being killed by Iraqi rebels. King Hussein of Jordan addressing a press conference. Several officials at the conference. A United States Air Force aircraft at an airfield in Jordan. Men unload gas cans from the aircraft. Men standing in a row pass the cans. Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev during summit talks in the United Nations. Aerial view of the United Nations building in New York, United States.
A radio transmission tower and a statue in Baghdad, Iraq. A radio transmission tower outside Baghdad. A transmission headquarters building. A vehicle moves away from the building. Equestrian statue of King Faisal I of Iraq, in King Faisal Square, at the end of Haifa street, Baghdad, Iraq
Highlights the role of United States Coast Guard in Operation Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia. Tanks and planes take off during early hours of 17th January 1991 to attack Iraq and Operation Desert Storm gets underway. Newspaper headline reads, "WAR! Forces Launch Attack on Iraq" President George H W Bush in his address explains the need and importance of military action against Iraq. United States Coast Guards on board a patrol boat underway at sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. Men send messages on wireless. A man at a gun on board a boat. BM2 Joe Gosh and PS1 Jim Cudney state the preparedness for the war.