Funeral of U.S. General George Patton in December 1945 in Hamm, Luxembourg after World War II. Exterior of military hospital at Heidelberg. Sign reads 'Villa Rehner'. U.S. soldiers carry Patton's casket out of villa and put it into an ambulance as soldiers stand at attention. Ambulance moves along a road followed by soldiers on foot. Exterior of Christ Church. Casket being carried into church. Civilian man and woman enter the church. Minister leading procession from church, followed by casket, casket being put into the ambulance again for transport to Luxembourg. Funeral procession moves along streets of Luxembourg. Parading tanks and half tracks in the funeral procession. Half truck bearing body of Patton passes. Crowd lined up on sidewalks. Body being borne into American military cemetery in Hamm Luxembourg (later established as Luxembourg American Cemetery). Body being carried through lines of soldiers at attention. Spectators at attention on sidelines. Soldiers fire volley over the grave. Soldier blow taps.
French Foreign Minister George Bidault, Russian Foreign Minister Molotov, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ernest Bevin, United States Secretary of State James F Byrnes along with Senators Connally and Vandenberg arrives for the Foreign Ministers Council at Luxembourg Palace, Paris. They are having discussion in the conference room.
Council of Foreign Ministers of France, Britain, Russia and the United States at a meeting at Luxembourg Palace in Paris, France. The Foreign Ministers Georges Bidault of France, Ernest Bevin British Secretory of Foreign Affairs, Russian Vyacheslav Molotov and Foreign Secretory of United States James F. Byrnes step out of their cars and proceed towards the meeting hall. They shake hands and greet each other. A round table conference to decide a final peace treaty after the World War II.
Radio Luxembourg operated by the Allied Forces' Psychological Warfare Division to break down German morale and induce nazi troops to surrender during World War II. The Radio Luxembourg station in Luxembourg. U.S. Army soldiers in the recording studio. They read information from a document over the microphone. Other soldiers seated inside. Towers at Radio Luxembourg, the most powerful long wave station in Europe. A man at the controls. officers check the wavelengths. for various locations of reach. The Radio Luxembourg news room. Army Intelligence and other military sources prepare material for the especially prepared German broadcasts. The recording studio: A soldier operates controls. Two soldiers seated at a table. They read from a document into a microphone.
A group of uniformed Luxemberger National Partei (LNP) members lead a parade across the Adolphe Bridge across the Pétrusse River, in Luxembourg, during World War 2. The State Savings Bank building is seen in the background. They are followed by large numbers of LNP men in dark trousers, white shirts, and dark ties, wearing swastika arm bands. Scene shifts to center of city where spectators line the sidewalks to watch the parade. The parade proceeds toward the Luxembourg Railway Station (bahnhof), where a small group of Luxemburger Volksjugend (LVJ), an organization similar to the Hitler Youth, are seen marching. Spectators acknowledge them with Nazi salutes. Scene changes to a courtyard where volunteer Luxembourg soldiers present arms as German Army officers descend steps from a building, to review them and contingents of LNP and LVJ. Senior German Nazi Party official, Gauleiter Gustav Simon, leads the reviewing group. A Luxembourg military band plays. Closeup of Luxembourg soldiers. Boys and girls of the LVJ youth render the Nazi salute.
View of a U.S. Army Air Forces C-47 transport plane flying low over an airfield, a month before the end of world War 2. Next, Grand Duchess Charlotte, of Luxembourg, is seen stepping from the airplane, followed by British officers. she is greeted by Prime Minister Pierre Dupong, of Luxembourg. and receives bouquets of flowers from two young women. She is saluted by an American Brigadier General, who's back is to the camera. In ensuing scenes the Grand Duchess is surrounded by officials near down-town buildings, and then near some woods. A closeup of her stepping into a car, and then view of road sign for "Boulevard du President F.D. Roosevelt." Local residents wave Luxembourg tricolor flags from apartment windows to welcome Duchess Charlotte. Residents celebrating in a crowded city square.