Third child of Princess Juliana, Princess Margriet is born in Ottawa, Ontario. View of Netherlands flag flying on Parliament Hill. Prince Bernhard carrying his daughter walks out of a room in a hospital at Ottawa. Princess Margriet's name on the registration document is shown. Shows Prince Bernhard with his daughters in snow.
President Franklin D Roosevelt speaking from steps of Parliament, in Ottawa, Canada, during World War 2. Behind him stands Canadian Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King. Large crowd gathered. Crowd waves at the President. The sequence then shifts to a montage of World War 2 milestones shown in newspaper headlines and battle scenes such as American battleships and destroyers firing on coastal targets; .troops in an amphibious assault; U.S.marines wading ashore, after leaving landing craft. Field artillery firing. Newspaper reads 'Italy Quits'. Newspaper slowly burns. The sequence returns to Roosevelt speaking on steps of Canadian Parliament. US, British and Canadian flags side by side. View of a very large gathering of Canadians at the event.
President Eisenhower visits Ottawa, Canada. President of the United States Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower get off an aircraft at Ottawa. Officers greet and receive them. He arrives in Ottawa to talk to Prime Minister of Canada John George Diefenbaker and Canadian leaders. Eisenhower addresses the parliament on difference in trade policy. Gathering applauds.
'Know Your Ally: Britain' - An Allied propaganda film to solidify Anglo-American solidarity within the ranks as well as to counter Nazi propaganda aimed at weakening the alliance during World War II. Scenes in the United States of a college football game as a player makes a touchdown and a crowd erupts in loud cheering. Football team at blocking and tackling practice on a practice field. A World War 2 tank fires. British and American soldiers fire artillery and infantry forces running on a battlefield. Explosions occur and smoke rises. Views of soldiers of China, Russia, Britain and the United States. Allied troops march. Idaho, United States and Britain on a map showing population. Vehicular traffic and pedestrians on a road including cars and double-decker buses and pedestrians showing congested space in Britain. People talk to their neighbors. British policemen seen. British citizens emerge from underground transit system. Groups of British men, women and children in crowds are seen. Image of British Bobby police officer with hand up and narrator relates that British police do not carry a gun. Newspaper headlines about a strike, a catastrophe in Britain. Animated map of the Great Britain shows that it is surrounded by sea. Ships at sea. An old man and a boy sitting on a stoop with a model of a tall masted sailing ship. Brief views of cities in different parts of the world, including Sydney Australia; an unidentified South African port; an aerial view of the city of Wellington, New Zealand; parliament and government buildings of Canada in Ottawa; a large passenger ferry boat passing by with the skyscrapers of Manhattan New York City in the background.
U.S. Air Force Chief General Hoyt S. Vandenberg in Ottawa, Canada. U.S. Air Force C-121 aircraft taxis along the airfield. USAF Chief General Hoyt Vandenberg talks to an officer at an airfield in Ottawa. The General greets the dignitaries who arrive for the Ottawa conference.
Brief unrelated view of a man plastering a wall to repair it. Then: U.S. Air Force Chief General Hoyt S. Vandenberg in Ottawa, Canada. USAF Chief General Hoyt S. Vandenberg talks to various officers on the tarmac of an airfield in Ottawa. The General greets the dignitaries who arrive for the Ottawa Conference. Both men and women are seen . General Vandenberg talks to an officer as he smokes a cigarette. An aircraft in the background. Women talk at the airfield. Officers enter a building at the airfield.