Anti-communist protestors riot in support of the Hungarian Uprising of 1956, and against Soviet efforts to stop the Hungarian revolution. The crowds demonstrate holding torch light and banners in West Berlin. People set a structure on fire during the demonstration in Paris, France. People outside the Communist Party Headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands demonstrate. The angry crowd throws objects at the Felix Meritis building, located at 324 Keizersgracht, Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, site of the offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands. Broken glass in a window outside the headquarters offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands.. The protestors seen people outside the Felix Meritis building.
Damage from protests against the Communist Party of the Netherlands, as supporters of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 rallied in other countries, also, against communism. Scene outside the Felix Meritis hall at 324 Keizersgracht, Centrum, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Broken glass in a window outside the headquarters offices of the Communist Party of the Netherlands. View in the broken window of bricks, and an edition of the Dutch Communist Party newspaper "De Waarheid." The ledge below the broken window has lettering "...RUWIELEN PLAATSEN S.V.P." A bicycle leaning against the wall beside the damage. A crowd of citizens standing on a bridge. Policemen keep a vigil in front of a looted storefront with broken glass. Sign "Boekhandel" above the storefront. A streetcar or trolley passes in the street in front of the store. Scenes of an injured citizen demonstrator in front of a building by a sign, "P. Filedt Kok Arts". An ambulance passes by a crowd. Another looted building with broken glass. Scenes of police pulling several people out of the Felix Meritis building. Photographers race to capture pictures as police chase away the crowd and onlookers.
The ministry of Foreign Affairs in Netherlands. Cars are parked outside the building. The building has several flag posts with the national flag of Netherlands all flying at half staff. People can be seen on the roads. Another building shown with flags of the United States and the United Kingdom. Footage is from timeframe of anti-communist rallies and violence in Amsterdam, in support of the Hungarian Uprising of 1956.
Flood Control activities in the Netherlands. Dredges on barges seen at work. The spoils are deposited to create new land masses in the Southeastern portion of the IJsselmeer (Lake) which was created in the past by the damming off of the Zuiderzee, a shallow body of water, from the North Sea. Aerial views of the dredges at work. Views of new lands, dams and locks, part of the Delta Works projects. A building at a dam, with relief tablet inscribed "1956." Mural on a building showing farmer and fisherman shaking hands across the barriers. Views of dams and locks. Aerial views of dredges and spoils being deposited in barges.Map of the operations showing the Ijsselmeer lake and the constructions in and around the new land of Oostelijk, Flevoland.
Anti-Communist crowds demonstrate at night against Communist Party in Netherlands (CPN), following Russian intervention against Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Amsterdam police attempt to maintain order. Scenes of damage to buildings including broken windows and bricks. Crowds of people on the streets. Police on motorcycles and on horseback. A rioter eludes police on sidewalk. Protesters march quietly along wet pavement. Two are seen carrying Rosary beads.
A big crowd of people standing on a bridge near the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam. A policemen walks across a riot struck area, following actions by anti-communist protestors in sympathy with the Hungarian Uprising of 1956 . Broken glass pieces and other losses to the property can be seen. A street packed with a crowd of people, in the night hours. Police breaking up the crowds. A group of marchers including women and clergy walking together along a road.