Scenes of excavations in Italy and Syria. The Italian Grotto of Tiberius is discovered to be a treasure trove sculpture. In Basra, Syria, a 20,000 seated stadium, dating back to 200 A.D. is brought into recognition.
Demonstrations in Moscow, Soviet Union during the Lebanon Crisis. A huge crowd in front of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow during a demonstration against sending of American troops to Lebanon. A banner reading 'Hands Off Lebanon'. The plaque of the U.S. Embassy. People hanging signs on the embassy gates. Police trying to control the crowd. Policemen getting a boy down from the gate. A clash between the police and the crowd. The Lebanon coastline. U.S. troops and tanks on a beach. Landing crafts with soldiers arrive on the beach. The soldiers moving in columns. Lebanese people talking to American soldiers. British troops in Jordan unloading supplies from aircraft. Military equipment being loaded in jeep trailers. A large crowd in Syria. President of the United Arab Republic Gamal Abdel Nasser standing with other officials, waves from the balcony of a building. A crowd cheering. Policemen in front of the crowd.
Australian aircraft parked on ground during Syrian Campaign in Syria. Pilots near the planes. The planes are inspected before take-off. Aircraft taxis and takes off. Australian bomber aircraft in flight. Aerial view of land. Australian planes bombing. Natives of Syria celebrate armistice on streets. Huge crowd cheers. Australian soldiers smoke.
French Marines land at Syrian port during World War II. They establish a supply base for the advancing Allied armies in Syria, Far Eastern Front. The marines stand in a group and work. Supplies are put into installations. Men stand in the installations in the background. An officer supervises the work.
British troop fire canons on French Protectorate in Syria. Distant view of explosions. Victorious British troops parade in French freed city of Damascus. British APC's and trucks march down the streets and are welcomed by thousands of natives. Columnized parade of British cavalry at town square. View of Free French soldiers lined up with rifles. Numerous gather to witness the event.
United States sailors at Damascus in Syria. Sheik of Syrian Desert stands at the site of race. Camels run in a race. United States sailors raise hat and cheer from audience cabin. Camels run on a runway.