Spain's Head of State General Francisco Franco in Madrid, Spain. General Franco presides over the opening of a Falangist girls' school. The General with the teachers. Students do craft work on tables. Students' craft work including hand made dolls on display. Franco tours the school with the teachers and other officials. Teachers present awards to the students. Girls stand holding Madrid flags. Girls in lines during the function.
Veteran Spanish Blue Division soldiers returning to Madrid from Russia after being relieved by new volunteers, during World War 2. The Blue Division soldiers were volunteers serving in the Eastern Front for the German Army. Officers salute the soldiers passing in trucks. The soldiers carry Spanish flags. Mass crowd of civilians along the streets of downtown Madrid cheer and wave, greeting and celebrating the soldiers. A woman cries. Buildings in downtown Madrid Spain. People look from the buildings. A building with a statue of a horse carriage on top of it. Blue Division soldiers, many raising hand in Nazi salute look to officer leadership saluting form a balcony above the streets.
A military parade in Madrid, Spain during World War II. Representatives of every branch in the parade. Aerial view of the parade. A large crowd gathers along the sides of streets. Officials and dignitaries review the parade. People applaud. Soldiers march. Soldiers aboard military vehicles passing on the street. Aircraft fly in formation overhead. The parade is reviewed by Head of State of Spain Francisco Franco.
A reception at the German Embassy in Madrid, Spain during World War II. Axis and satellite diplomats attend the reception. Officials and diplomats arrive at the reception with their wives. They discuss amongst themselves. Generalissimo Francisco France, the Caudillo of Spain, greets the guests and shakes hands with several of the dignitaries.
Various locations in Madrid , Spain. A map shows location of Spain. View of the capital city, Madrid, in Spain. The "Puerta del Sol", the center of Madrid, and starting point of the Spanish national road network. Exteriors of the "Museo del Prado", one of the world's leading art galleries, and the statue of the painter Velazquez.. View of pond and surroundings in the park of "Buen Retiro", a famous garden in the center of Madrid.
A race among Cafe waiters on the "Paseo de la Castellana" avenue, in Madrid, Spain. A large number of waiters stand in lines. Each waiter holds a tray with a bottle and glass. An official inspects the trays. The race begins. Waiters rush forward with their trays. A crowd moves along with the competitors on the streets. Policemen among the crowd. The winners cross the finish line. Officials inspect the glasses at the end of the race. The winner poses amongst the crowd.