U.S. Navy NC-4 flying boat in flight to Plymouth from Lisbon, Portugal. United States Navy Curtiss NC-4 flying boat taxis on the Tagus River for take off to Plymouth, England from Lisbon, Portugal. Lieutenant Commander Albert Cushing Read fly the NC-4. Men help in towing NC-4. Buildings in the background.
Crew of the United States Navy flying boat Curtiss NC-4 arrive in Lisbon, Portugal during the first transatlantic flight. Ship in Lisbon Harbor decorated with flags. View of the decorated ships. Signalman waves flags as Curtiss NC-4 approaches. Curtiss NC-4 in flight over the harbor. Curtiss NC-4 floats on water. Natives row boat near the Curtiss NC-4 floating.
Crew of the United States Navy flying boat Curtiss NC-4 arrive in Lisbon, Portugal during the first transatlantic flight. Medal being pinned on Commander Albert Cushing Read blouse. The awarding of gold shield to the crew. Flight crew and officials walk away from pier. Crowd in the background. Curtiss NC-4 being refueled. Curtiss NC-4 taxis in water. Curtiss NC-4 takes off. Commander Albert Cushing Read stands.
View of the Lisbon Airport in Portugal. Portugal-colonies Line plane on runway. Italian Savoia Marchetti plane. Arrival of several planes including Portuguese transport plane, Italian planes, Douglas plane of the London Lisbon Line. Unloading air mail and Portuguese Custom officer. Douglas plane fueled. Italian plane of the Ala Littoria Savoia Marchetti of the Genoa-Barcelona-Lisbon Line. Tails of English, Italian and Portuguese planes lined up. Passengers ladders of planes of several airlines. German plane take off.
U.S. Minister and British ambassador in Lisbon, Portugal during World War II. Exteriors of British Embassy in Lisbon. Interiors of embassy show British Ambassador to Portugal Sir Donald Campbell and U.S. Minister to Portugal Bert Fish followed by press attache Mr. Stewart move down the corridor and enter one of the Embassy salons. The diplomats discuss a note which Stewart has handed them. This is the note which they will be presented to the Portuguese Government the next day to assure that in occupying North Africa the U.S. and Great Britain will respect the Portuguese neutrality.
Newsmen of different nations prepare news in Lisbon about Allied occupation of Africa during World War II. Sign on door reads 'Associated Press Lisbon Bureau'. Correspondent for Associate Press Mr. Luiz Lupi reads latest dispatch. Lupi puts down paper and starts to prepare his wire. Mr. Lupi rings the bell to summon telegraph operator to whom he gives the cable. Daily Herald correspondent Miss Shereliff in her villa at Casoaix. She prepares a meal and leaves stove to answer telephone. She prepares her cable, 'V' sign on wall. Sign reads 'Anglo American Press Conference'. Correspondent of Allied Nations in Lisbon. Correspondents at Royal British Club listen to release of military information by press attache of British Embassy. Press attache in the center, and two collaborators seated. Journalists listen to press attache. Office of U.S. Minister in Lisbon shows U.S. representative to the Vatican, Myron Taylor receive the press in the office of the U.S. Minister. Myron Taylor speaks to American and English correspondents. U.S. Minister at Lisbon, Mr. Bert Fish with Mr. Taylor.