Famous tourist destinations, landmarks, and architecture in Munich, Germany before World War 2. View of Marienplatz with the Town Hall to its right and Frauenkirche in the background. View of St. Peters Church and the Karlstor (or Charles Gate) while looking west on Neubauer Strasse. A tram moves under the gate. Cars and people on a street. Shops on either side of the street including the Hamburg-Amerika Line office. Views of the Former Royal Palace (Munich Residenz or Munich Residence) with streetcar trams, horse carts, and pedestrians in the foreground, the Deutsches Museum or German Museum, the University of Munich and the National Theater Munich. A fountain in front of the university. A girl feeds pigeons.
Republic F-84E-10-RE straight-wing Thunderjet aircraft of the USAF 86th Fighter-Bomber Wing are seen parked on grass at Neubiberg Air Base, near Munich, Germany. They display the Wing's checkerboard tail, nose, and tip tank markings. An F-84,with FS-256 stenciled on its fuselage, taxis on a narrow concrete strip between the other aircraft, and then proceeds onto a main taxiway. Next, the camera pans across the large grassy field, and focuses on an F-84 as it takes off. Across the runway, in the distant background, hangars and several parked aircraft can be seen. Camera pans, again, showing grass and a stake post, in the ground. Another F-84 takes off. Two C-47s and a MATS (Military Air Transport Service) C-54 are parked on the ramp in the background. Two C-47s taxi in the background, as another F-84 takes off. A GCA (Ground-controlled approach) radar installation is seen parked at the side of the runway.
A fashion show in Munich in Germany. Madam Schiaparelli's creations are displayed by models. People sit on chairs and watch the show as the models walk and display the dresses. A lady seen applauding.
A straight-wing Republic F-84E Thunderjet of the USAF 86th Fighter-Bomber Wing landing at Neubiberg Air Base near Munich, Germany. A USAF C-47 is holding short on the taxiway. Next, a crash truck is seen stationed on the taxiway.Across the field, Two C-47s, a B-17, and a C-54 are parked. Scene shifts to closeup of a tank truck carrying JP-3 fuel, parked next an 86th Wing F-84. An airman sits on the plane's left tip tank. The fuel truck operator and another airman pull two refueling hoses from the truck and carry them to airmen sitting on the aircraft's tip tanks. The aircraft is parked on Marsden Matting aka pierced steel planking. Closeup of the airman on the plane's right wing takes his hose and inserting it into the right tip tank. Views of him filling the tank. Two airmen are behind the fuel truck. One watches the fuel gages. Scene shifts to two airmen mechanics atop the aircraft. They are assembling and installing an avionics component. Closeup of the aircraft's crew chief, TSgt G. Cavert, sitting on the wing , next to a painting on fuselage of the 527th Fighter-Bomber Squadron logo: a black crow holding a bomb over its head ready to throw it. The names: Col. G. Laven and TSgt G. Calvert are painted above and below the logo, respectively. (This aircraft is F-84E-30-RE Thunderjet number 51-624 flown by the commander of the 86th Fighter Bomber Group, Colonel George Laven Jr. who flies with the 527th Fighter-Bomber Squadron.) Next several of the 86th Wing's aircraft are seen parked, and one airman is seated near an anti-aircraft gun, while another plays catch with someone, unseen.
A straight-wing Republic F-84E Thunderjet of the USAF 86th Fighter-Bomber Wing taxis onto the active runway for takeoff, at Neubiberg Air Base , near Munich, Germany. The Wing's bold checkerboard markings on tail, nose and tip tanks are clearly visible. The aircraft's tail number is: 49-2254, and it belongs to the 527th Fighter-Bomber Squadron..
Officials sign the Munich Pact in Munich, Germany, permitting Nazi German annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain in Munich along with German officers. French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier speaks to a German officer. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini enter a building. The officials sign the Munich Agreement.