United Kingdom's King Edward VIII pays a visit to Royal Navy fleet, Portland. Royal Navy fleet in Portland harbor. The monarch passes lines of men standing at attention as King Edward VIII reviews sailors and marines aboard a ship.
U.S.Sailors on Liberty visit Portland, Dorset, England. U.S. sailors Harry Graham and Robert Silvertsen of the USS Holder (DD-819), talk to an English resident. Graham and Silvertsen stand at a corner. An elderly woman stands nearby, and talks with the two sailors. A man with a small dog walks past, behind them. Both sailors walk to and enter the doorway of the Brittania Inn, at 17 Fortuneswell. (This sequence is repeated four times). They stand at a railing overlooking a vacant area (where shops and homes had been destroyed in an air raid during World War 2). Several apartment buildings are seen on Hambro Road in the background. Ocean in far background.
Sailors on Liberty visit Isle of Portland, Dorset, England. U.S. sailors Harry Graham and Robert Silvertsen of the USS destroyer Holder (DD-819), walk along Fortuneswell. The 220 bus to Southwell passes in the roadway.They stop and look into Combens Electric shop . Cuts of meat displayed in window of Butcher shop. Sailors look into the window. Reliant Regal three wheeled vehicle with "C.B.. Dowell Butchers Ltd." painted on its side. One sailor poses behind the automobile, as the other takes a candid shot. Two sailors walk along the sidewalk past some of the shops and pedestrians. Shop windows of A&L Kerslake sweets shop containing jars, cans, boxes of candy. Two vending machines outside the shop. One dispenses KitKat candy for 6 pence.
World War 2 invasion of Normandy, France. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marshal Joseph Stalin, and Prime Minister Churchill, meeting at Tehran, Iran, in December 1943. U.S. Generals George Marshall and Hap Arnold, at conference table. Closeup of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Map showing defense areas of the German 7th, 15th and 19th Armies in Europe. Map showing ports at Brest, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Dieppe, and Calais. Cherbourg is highlighted. U.S. Army trucks, tanks, and artillery, stockpiled in England. Railroad train carrying M3 Stuart tanks. U.S soldiers leaving troop ships and marching to their camps in Britain. Allied troops practicing amphibious assaults on Southern coast of England. Formation of B-26 bombers.View from Allied aircraft flying low over German-occupied area. B-17dropping bombs over Germany. German fighter planes attacking B-17 bombers beginning in February 1944. Gunner in turret of B-17 firing at them. A B-17 exploding in the air. German fighter downed by B-17 gunner. Gun camera footage of German Bf 109 attacked from rear by gunfire. American soldiers in trucks, DUKWs, M4 tanks, and M8 armored Cars. Troops receive gas masks, waist life belts, field rations, and French money. May 30, 1944, American soldiers board tanks, trucks and other vehicles bound for embarkation points in England. Seen are Stuart M3 light tanks, jeeps, and M7 Priest tanks. M7 tanks are seen, equipped with intake and exhaust ducts. (At TC:11:39, U.S. M7 Priest tanks,equipped for deep wading, are seen passing the base of the Jubilee clock on the beachfront at Weymouth, on their way toward Castle Town in Portland for embarkation.) Transport ships are loaded at the embarkation ports. Trucks being backed onto LCT-453. U.S. Army infantry marching and boarding transport ships. Troops marching into LST 376 at Plymouth, England. Higgins Boats, from the USS Samuel Chase (APA-26) bringing troops to board her. Troops on deck of Attack transport, USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13). Barrage balloons overhead. Soldiers shooting craps on a troop ship deck. Coastguardsmen playing with a puppy dog. Gun crews on U.S. Navy warship being briefed. Soldiers field-strip and check their weapons
The 1967 International 500 Sports Car Race on the Brands Hatch Race Track in England. Philip Toll Hill Jr., an automobile racer from California, driving a Chaparral race car leads other sports car including Ferrari and Porsche. Philip Toll Hill comes out of his car. Photographers click pictures.
Sailors on Liberty visit London, England. Large stone church. John Kelley and Neil Brown of the USS Holder Destroyer (DD) -819 visit London. Sailors walk along the street. Buses and automobiles pass by in foreground. Sailors stop in area across street to photograph the church. One of the men photograph the other, church in the background. Sailor takes a candid shot of his shipmate. Kelley and brown proceed down street. They stop along the sidewalk to photograph each other. Church framed in background. Kelley takes Brown's picture, Big Ben in the background. Two sailors cross the road, they stop for traffic, Big Ben and the large square in the background. Queen's guard on horseback, with his sword across his right shoulder, stands in an archway. Sailors pass by in foreground. Second foot guard in the background with sword across his shoulder. Both sailors stop in background, one snaps a candid shot of the guard.