Victory in Europe Day celebration in London,England at the end of World War II. Large crowd of civilians stand in front of Buckingham Palace gateway for Victory in Europe (V-E )day celebration. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and party arrive at the Palace. They get off a limousine car. Churchill climbs up the palace steps. Churchill,King George VI of the United Kingdom and other officials on steps of the Buckingham Palace.
Victory in Europe Day celebration in London,England at the end of World War II. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill,King George VI of the United Kingdom and other officials stand on steps of Buckingham Palace. They pose for photographers. Dignitaries climb up steps. Large crowd of civilians gathered in front of the palace gateway for Victory in Europe (V-E ) day celebration.
With the surrender of Germany, World War 2 in Europe ends, on VE (Victory in Europe) Day, May 8, 1945. Scene opens with church bells ringing and view of west front of St. Paul's Cathedral, on Ludgate Hill, in London, England. Crowd is celebrating in the square. around the statue of Queen Anne. Amongst the crowd are men and women in uniform. Here and there Union Jack flags are seen, one held by a little girl hoisted upon a man's shoulder. Camera pans across various parts of the celebrating crowds. View from above, of several couples dancing within a circle of people. Several uniformed U.S. Air Force officers in a jeep celebrate with the crowd. High altitude view of Trafalgar Square in London, England. 'Victory over Germany 1945' banner draped on base of Nelson's Column. Crowd of British citizens celebrating on streets of Whitehall and closeup of the Cenotaph with inscription "The Glorious Dead".
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Lloyd George arrives at Downing Street in London, England during World War I. United Kingdom Prime Minister David Lloyd George gets off from a car. People crowd on the street. British Union Leader Arthur Henderson gets off from a car. People stand in the background. Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Arthur James Balfour in a car. A man opens a door of the car. The former Prime Minister gets out from the car.
The government crashes in the United Kingdom. In Ballater, Scotland : King George V of the United Kingdom reviews honor guard. The King drives away in a car. In London, England : United Kingdom Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald with his Labour party members and leaders of the Conservatives liberals to form his cabinet.
Operation Carpetbagger by the 492nd Bomb Group of United States 8th Air Force during World War II. Carpetbaggers at the London headquarters of United States Army Air Forces 8th Air Force. At Harrington airfield men load supplies on trucks for French resistance forces. Men workout the daily packing schedule. Men pack guns, grenades, machine guns and other ammunitions. Special H and C containers for loading 303 ammunition. Boots, socks being packed. Gasoline jericanes being put in containers. Men place guns in containers. Instructions in French also placed with the supplies for the French resistance forces. Men pack explosives and radio sets. Medical supplies put in baskets. Harness and parachute shops in Holmes where men attach parachutes to containers. Packages being transported to airfield for dropping to the targets. A man on a telephone informs about the daily supplies to Special Forces headquarters in London. S-2, an intelligence officer forwards the list received from London. A man plots the target area on a map. In the weather room detailed map of the area is being prepared. Officers make a selection of the targets. S-2 informs the headquarters about the route of the planes. Supplies being loaded onto United States B-24 aircraft. Flight crew is briefed before the operation. Chief Navigator talks about the course to be taken by the planes and the targets to be hit. Pilots work on a flight plan. Aircraft take off. An officer reports about the take off of the aircraft to the 8th Air Force headquarters.