Manila Summit Conference to review the efforts for negotiations of a peaceful settlement of the Vietnam war, in South East Asia. An official speaks. View of U.S. White House. A U.S. plane in flight as President Johnson attends a seven nation Summit Conference to be held in Manila. View of Manila city. Miniature flags of South Korea, Thailand, Australia, and New Zealand. President of the Philippines, Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos officiates ceremony. Asian allies soldiers standing. South Korean troops disembark the landing craft to support American military action in Vietnam. U.S. combat troops and U.S. Army helicopters are in action. Asian allies troops move into action in Vietnam.
Lord Louis Mountbatten inspects the 51st Brigade of the 25th Indian Division XV corps in forward area of Buthidaung in Burma. British Lord Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia comes. He shakes hand with an officer. Mountbatten speaks with the enlisted men. Lieutenant General S A M Browning, Chief of General staff of South East Asia Command (SEAC) accompanies Mountbatten.
The plight of South East Asian refugees, with focus on role of international organizations in South East Asia. Vietnamese soldiers move into action in grassy field during Vietnam war. Ravages of war showing damaged homes and ruins. Trucks being driven and refugees carry their belongings.
President Lyndon B Johnson gives a speech at the John Hopkins University in Baltimore. He talks about U.S. relations with South Vietnam, peace talks and proposes an aid program. He offers to hold diplomatic discussions to end the war in Vietnam. He states the need for an independent South Vietnam. The President calls upon South East Asia nations for a co-operative economic drive, and asks the United Nations and nations like the Soviet Union to join in. Men working with heavy machinery in a South East Asian industrial plant. Men construct a bridge in Vietnam. The crowd applauds the President's speech. People work on farms, in technical labs, and industries in Vietnam. President Johnson quotes from the Fifth Book of Moses.
Sea activity of USAF Strategic Air Command (SAC) in South East Asia. A crane hoists bombs aboard a ship. Ships at the pier. Okinawan contract carrier truck transports the bombs. Bombs unloaded. A flat bed trailer loaded with bombs, drives. Bombs assembled in a factory. The nose and tail section plugs of the bombs are removed and pushed off. Bombs transported in the flat bed trailer. A USAF B-52 taxis and takes off. SAC personnel in the control room of flight at the air base. The aircraft lands and taxis.
USAF Strategic Air Command (SAC) in South East Asia during Vietnam War. Wash crew of Okinawa, wash and clean aircraft. Maintenance crew work on the aircraft and inspect the working of all systems. SAC crew load bombs on a forklift truck. The forklift truck carry bombs and load onto an equipment. A flat bed trailer truck carries bombs and drives towards the aircraft. An officer speaks on a radio device from check post. Personnel load bomb on Boeing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft. The B-52 takes off.