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Allied leaders attend the Cairo Conference and the Tehran Conference in the Middle East during World War II.

Allied leaders at conferences in the Middle East during World War II. Aerial views of pyramids in Cairo, Egypt. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Chinese Premier Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife Madame Chiang Kai-shek seated during the Cairo Conference. Allied officers stand behind the seated leaders. Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the Tehran Conference in Tehran, Iran. Churchill's daughter Sarah, an officer in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, is introduced to Premier Stalin by President Roosevelt. British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union William Averell Harriman and Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov stand behind the Big Three with other officials. During a ceremony, Winston Churchill presents the Sword of Stalingrad to Premier Stalin which he accepts on behalf of Russian people. U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George Marshall present.

Date: 1943
Duration: 3 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Lyndon Johnson gives a speech on Middle East at a state dinner in Washington D.C.,United States

President Lyndon Johnson gives a speech on peace in Middle East at a state dinner at the White House in Washington D.C.,United States. He urges the leaders of the Middle East to talk about issues of tension so as to establish peace in the region.President Lyndon Johnson gives a speech on peace in Middle East at a state dinner at the White House in Washington D.C.,United States. He urges the leaders of the Middle East to talk about issues of tension so as to establish peace in the region.

Date: 1964
Duration: 2 min 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Soviet PM Kosygin addresses UN General Assembly regarding the Middle East crisis; dividing wall in Jerusalem is demolished.

Discussions on the Middle East crisis in the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. Soviet Prime Minister Alexey Kosygin arrives by an airplane. He climbs down the stairs. His daughter Liudmila Gvishiani at the airport with her husband Dzherman Gvishiani. Kosygin speaks in the General Assembly of the United Nations about the Middle East and condemns the U.S. for allegedly encouraging Israel. U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets Australian Prime Minister Harold Edward Holt and his wife Zara Kate Dickens. He talks about the Middle East crisis days after the Six-day war, and urges Israeli-Arab negotiation with world cooperation. In the old city of Jerusalem, the dividing wall separating Jewish and Arab sections of the Holy City is demolished by bulldozers and religious orthodox Jews in a pilgrimage flock to the Wailing Wall or Western Wall.

Date: 1967, June 20
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Children of many countries at play. Barriers between East and West Germany. Soldiers in places of international tension

Children in various countries at play. British boys playing soccer on muddy field surrounded by trees. Boys playing on bicycles along a paved path in an otherwise fairly barren landscape, possibly in the Middle East. Boys and hitting and catching a ball (probably in South Asia). American boys and girls pulling on a rope in a tug of war game at a park in the United States. Asian children in a school yard playground. African children seated in a circle as one runs around them in a game. An Asian boy flying a kite. Barbed wire and title of film: "In pursuit of Peace." German boys playing in mud near apartment buildings. Concrete Berlin Wall barrier nearby topped by barbed wire. An East German policemen monitoring a no man's land between East and West Germany. East German police in a guard tower at the barrier. Sound of dogs barking. Several soldiers in practice drill with an artillery piece . One armed soldier wears brown beret with crown and wreath insignia. An automobile is stopped by a sentry as it enters a military compound. A soldier in the compound wears Pakistani military insignia. Sentry checks papers of car's occupants. An Arab man looking through binoculars. His hat displays insignia badge of the Arab Legion with crown of the Hashemite Kingdom flanked by two crossed swords surrounded by a wreath. Sound of call to prayer from minaret is heard in background. View of ancient wall with statue of a woman and child in center, flanked by two outlook towers. A cross is displayed on face of wall between the statue above and an entrance way below. A soldier in steel helmet with netting, looks out over a stone wall (near time frame of Arab-Israeli Six Day War). Barbed wire and an arid valley are seen in the middle east. Two different shots of nuclear weapon test blasts or atomic bomb blasts are then seen. The first includes view of blast wave particles or shock wave approaching the camera position.

Date: 1967
Duration: 3 min 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes of Berlin divided by newly built Berlin Wall. Unrest in the city after division into East and West Berlin, Germany

The divided city of Berlin, Germany caused by the erection of the Berlin Wall. Shows early scenes of the Berlin Wall being built. Opening scene shows camera pan from Brandenburg Gate down to street level where East German construction workers are using a jack hammer and hand digging a trench across the middle of the street to serve as foundation for the Berlin Wall. A Soviet guard watches over the construction workers. East Germans and Soviet Russians walking with a spool of razor wire, putting up barbed wire barricades along other sections of the dividing border. German citizens gathered along the wall as it is built in a field area. Several young men in suits being pushed and harassed by a guard on the East German side of the Berlin Wall. View of a railroad train track that has been cut, and workers digging a deep trench at the site to build the wall right through the run of railroad track. East German refugees walking through a checkpoint area, desperate to leave east Germany before total closure of the border occurred. Refugees gathered in crowded shelters with mattresses on the ground. Young children and babies sleeping on mats. Views of barbed wire crossing railroad track runs. Animated map showing routing of aircraft for the Berlin Airlift in response to the Berlin Blockade by the Soviet Union in 1948. Riots on the streets of East Berlin. Views of various aircraft flying overhead, bringing supplies to citizens during the blockade. Relief supplies and food being unloaded at airport for citizens. People waving white handkerchiefs in the air to express thanks as a Berlin Airlift airplane passes overhead. People in East Germany throw stones at a Russian tank in the streets as a crowd of protestors gathers. A burning building with smoke pouring from its windows. Views of successful German industry and commerce in West Berlin. People working in West Berlin. German people shop in stores. A boy adds a bar of chocolate to a shopping basket. Men working in large industrial plants and factories. Large Siemens equipment in use in an electrical transmission component factory. A scientist or engineer looking through a microscope like device.

Date: 1961, August
Duration: 2 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Lend Lease materials transported across the world by convoys of American and British ships in World War II

Opening scene shows Lend Lease military equipment covered with canvas, at a port in the United States, during World War 2. A B-26 bomber with wings removed outboard of its engines, is being maneuvered for shipment at a port in the United States. A Lockheed P-38 airplane is moved on a crane and then rolled along a pier toward the stern of the U.S. Light Cruiser, USS Phoenix (CL-46) which is docked there. Wings of a Curtiss SOC-1 Seagull scout plane can be seen on the Phoenix. Two more P-38 aircraft are rolled along the pier, past another Brooklyn class Light Cruiser at the end of the pier. (Her triple 6-inch gun turrets are noticeable.) Crated supplies are seen being lowered into ship cargo holds. An American M2 light tank being lowered from a crane. An American M3 Lee tank being secured in a ship. Numerous tanks in a ship’s cargo hold. Next, a convoy of ships carrying war materiel overseas is seen at sea. A U.S. Cruiser plunging through heavy seas. View from her bridge overlooking her triple gun turrets, as her bow is awash in waves. A formation of U.S. battleships, led by a Nevada class Battle Ship armed with twin over triple forward gun turrets. She is followed by what appears to be a modernized Pennsylvania class Battleship and other battleships. A British Battle Cruiser followed by another British warship. Various Allied battleships firing their heavy guns. Animated map tracing the “Lend-Lease” routes across the North Atlantic to Iceland, the British Isles, and Murmansk. Mao also shows routes by sea and air to the West Indies, Brazil, and South Africa and West Africa, and then by air across Africa, to egypt and the Middle East. Other routes are shown to Suez, Iran, India, and China, as well as trans-Pacific routes to various places. American soldiers crowd the upper deck of a troop transport ship. A military chaplain conducts religious services aboard ship at sea. More views of ships in convoys. A U.S. Navy Kingfisher float plane in flight over the water. A barrage balloon aloft. A U.S. Navy Catalina PBY flying boat in the air above a fleet of supply ships in a vast convoy.

Date: 1943
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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