Smoke rises during a fire at harbor in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. People gather to see. A ship destructed and burnt.
Australian ship Taronga Park being readied for launching at Saint John Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co in New Brunswick, Canada. Shipyard workers use battering ram to dislodge supports from under keel of ship. Australian flag hoisted aboard the ship. A sign on the side of the ship reads 'Made in Canada for Australia SS Taronga Park'. Many shipyard workers descend stairs from scaffolding before before ship is launched.
The Roosevelt family cottage on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada. Group of people on the lawn in front of the house. A car parked outside the main entrance. Flags flying from portico over the entrance. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt seated with friends and family on rocky shore of Herring Cove. Eleanor Roosevelt sitting on a rock above the President, who chats with Allison Dysart, Premier of New Brunswick, as they both light and smoke cigarettes. Mr. J.B. McNair, Attorney General of New Brunswick, also sits on the sand, with the President and the Premier. The president's mother, Sara Roosevelt, sitting with his son Franklin Roosevelt, Jr. and Curtis Dall. John Roosevelt talking to his sister, Anna Roosevelt Dall. Large group of local people gather to watch as photographers take pictures of the Roosevelt party. Later, the Roosevelts and their guests partake of an outdoor picnic from a buffet table set up and prepared by the staff from the Presidential yacht, USS Potomac.
America's first woman aviator Amelia Earhart poses near her Lockhead-Vega airplane after her record breaking flight to Culmore, London from Derry, Ireland. It took her 15 hours and 40 minutes to span the Atlantic. Earhart enters her plane and takes off.
German Surrender Delegation conference at the Thorak Estate in Haar, Germany, to accept the surrender of German Army Group G, towards the end of World War II. United States Army officers at the surrender conference include General Jacob "Jake" Loucks Devers of United States Sixth Army, who says "This is an unconditional surrender" while seated at a table with German and U.S. officers. Other U.S. Generals included in the delegation are: General Alexander McCarrell "Sandy" Patch; Lieutenant General Wade Hampton Haislip; Major General John W. "Iron Mike" O'Daniel; Brigadier General Reuben E Jenkins; Brigadier General William S Ott; Brigadier General Pearson Menoher. German delegation includes: Delegation head, Lieutenant General Hermann Foertsch, Commander of the 1st German Army; Colonel Hermann Zolling; Major Foeker; Major Coelle; Major Murray; Captain Behrendt; Captain Cartellieri and 1st Lieutenant Von Weber. Lt. General Foertsch signed the surrender document, effective 12:00 the next day (May 6, 1945). U.S. Army First Lieutenant John H. Brunswick is seated left of Foertsch. Lt. Brunswick translated General Dever's terms and statements, including "unconditional surrender," into German.
Sultan Said bin Taimur of Muscat and Oman and French Ambassador, Rene Saint-Quentin, in Washington DC. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt stands with the dignitaries and attends a special service at St. John's Church. The Sultan in a car. Military greetings are given to them. A close up of the sultan. The United States Capitol building in the background. The military soldiers march. Cars parked at the side of a road. The new French Ambassador, Rene Saint-Quentin, at the White House. Men take pictures.