Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Lloyd George arrives at Downing Street in London, England during World War I. United Kingdom Prime Minister David Lloyd George gets off from a car. People crowd on the street. British Union Leader Arthur Henderson gets off from a car. People stand in the background. Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Arthur James Balfour in a car. A man opens a door of the car. The former Prime Minister gets out from the car.
British Royal Navy efforts to protect shipping and convoys in the English Channel during World War 1.
Boats are seen behind a breakwater on coast in United Kingdom, during World War 1. A British two-stacker I- class destroyer underway with black smoke pouring from its funnels. British soldiers with weapons and personal gear at a rail yard, with train in background. They descend stairs to a pier and board a crowded troop ferry ship. Two troop ferries underway in the English Channel. View of the British Monitor ship, "Marshal Soult" mounting two 15-inch guns. British soldiers loaded aboard two troop ships departing the United Kingdom (one is a side-wheeler). Women on the pier waving goodbye. A British gunboat underway. View from stern of a boat putting out a good wake. A dirigible low over the water and a steaming warship seen in background. Workmen marching across the mole protecting the German submarine (U-boat) base at Zeebrugge, Belgium (Slate says before it was blown up by the British).
(World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
U.S. Coast Guardsmen parade in dress whites, at pier in Gibralter harbor, and assemble in formation for ceremony to dedicate a memorial. The Coast Guard Ensign hangs over, and hides a memorial plaque on wall of building.
Participants include British and American officers and British and American civilian officials, several dressed formally, with top hats. A number of ladies are seated for the event. After brief invocation by clergyman, A British military brass band plays, Coast guardsmen, with rifles, present arms, and the Coast Guard ensign is removed, unveiling the memorial plaque. The plaque honors those lost when the Cutter Tampa was torpedoed by an enemy submarine, in Bristol Channel, on September 26, 1918, with loss of all 115 souls on board. It also honors 11 officers and men of the Cutter Seneca, who volunteered, and were lost attempting to salvage the torpedoed British Steamer, Wellington, in the Bay of Biscay, September 17, 1918. The American flag is displayed above the new plaque, and Coast Guard officers place four wreaths at the base of the memorial. .
President Woodrow Wilson leaves No.10 Downing Street, in London. He enters an automobile. Among others present are: Lloyd George, Arthur Balfour, and Arthur Henderson. Mrs. Wilson is escorted, by The Duke of Connaught, carrying an umbrella, to a different automobile. The Wilsons and several other cars proceed through a light rain past Windsor Castle. Spectators line the sidewalks, many holding umbrellas. Spectators with umbrellas gather around the Crown and Mitre Hotel in Carlisle, England, where a reception was being held for President and Mrs. Wilson. (President Wilson's mother was born in Carlisle, England, and he wanted to visit there, accordingly.)
(World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Allied battleship, German ships and vessels underway. Plane flies in sky. Crew waving on a battleship. German submarine in water surrenders as demanded by Armistice terms. Crew lined up on a battleship and British flag is raised. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
The government crashes in the United Kingdom. In Ballater, Scotland : King George V of the United Kingdom reviews honor guard. The King drives away in a car. In London, England : United Kingdom Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald with his Labour party members and leaders of the Conservatives liberals to form his cabinet.