Crowds of citizens are gathered in Salzburg, Austria, to celebration of end of WWI and creation of First Republic of Austria. A parade moves slowly through the crowded city square. One group of paraders carries a large banner depicting the Salzburg Coat of Arms. Many wave the bicolor City flag of Salzburg. A man hands out such flags. An official makes announcements and the crowd gathered to hear him gives three cheers. A train moves slowly by the festivities -- its cars decorated with Salzburg City bicolor flags.
The Nazi Army enters Austria. Nazi soldiers on horses as they enter Innsbruck, Kufstein and Salzburg in Austria after crossing over its frontiers. People give the Nazi salute. Soldiers advance towards Austria. A convoy of German trucks on the move. German soldiers enter towns and villages. People welcome the troops as they wave Nazi flags. A Nazi band plays. Newly appointed Chancellor of Austria, Artur Seyys-Inquart in a balcony as he waves to the crowds. German troops loaded in trucks move towards Austria. A motorcade moves past a large crowd as people cheer.
President of United States Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon as they prepare to leave following their visit to Salzburg in Austria. President Nixon and First Lady arrive in their car escorted by motorcycle escorts to the Salzburg Airport. A crowd of people waits for him at the terminal building. The couple greeted by officials. Security and U.S. Military personnel keep a vigil. The Nixons mingle with crowd of officials and well-wishers as they say their goodbyes, to them and to their host, Chancellor Bruno Kreisky, of the Federal Republic of Austria. While strolling about, President Nixon stops to shake hands with the Director of a Band of musicians all dressed in Tyrolean costume. Nixon smiles at them and waves the crowd. He answers questions from reporters as they walk along with him and take notes. Press photographers take photos.
German General Hermann Fegelein's civil wedding ceremony in Salzburg Austria during World War II. Hermann Fegelin and Gretl Braun arrive for their wedding ceremony. The bride and the groom seated near the head of the Schutzstaffel (SS) Heinrich Himmler and Martin Bormann. Fegelein signs the marriage document followed by Gretl. Himmler and Bormann also sign as a witness. The couple receive a toast with pewter cups. View of a plate with loaf of bread and a dish with salt and another empty pewter dish. Scene transitions to Hitler's Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle's Nest) retreat at Berchtesgaden Germany. Guests at the wedding reception which followed the ceremony in Salzburg. Food laid out on a table. A woman pours out a drink in a glass and drinks.
The Anschluss. Germany occupies Austria. German cavalry cross a bridge and enter Passau, Austria. Civilians welcome them. They cheer and salute. Crowd waves German flags. Nazi soldiers remove the border gate amid cheers. Nazi flags hang from every window. Children and adults leaning out of the windows cheer the soldiers. Similar scenes show entry of German troops into Salzburg, Austria.
President of United States Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon depart after their visit to Salzburg in Austria. President and Mrs. Nixon say farewell to several Austrian officials. Chancellor Bruno Kreisky of the Federal Republic of Austria, standing with his wife, presents Mrs. Nixon a bouquet of flowers. The Nixons then ascend steps to the President's aircraft (VC-137C, Spirit of 76). They pause at the door to turn and wave goodbye.