UK Prime Minister David Lloyd George comes out of a building, followed by Prime Minister of France Aristide Briand. They get into the car.
Funeral ceremony for the American Unknown Soldier of World War 1, just before burial at the Tomb of the Unknowns, (or Tomb of the Unknown Soldier) in Arlington National Cemetery. United States President Warren G. Harding arrives at the Memorial Amphitheatre in Arlington National Cemetery. The President along with military officers climbs up the stairs and enters the building. Chief Plenty Coos of the Native American Indian Crow Indian tribe arrives at the Memorial Amphitheater wearing full Indian regalia. Other Native American Indian tribesmen exit a car in native dress. The procession, including robed men playing brass and singing, arrives. Soldiers carry the casket and place it on a platform decorated with wreaths. Prayers are said by clergy present as people stand with bowed heads. Harding begins his speech with a two minute silence (at the Ampitheater and around the Nation). Camera pans over large, quiet crowd with Washington DC in the far distant backgound. President Harding speaks about the Unknown Soldier. He talks about the sacrifices made by American soldiers to uphold the freedom of the country. Slates indicate quotes from President Harding's speech, "We know not whence he came, but only that his death marks him with the everlasting glory of an American dying for his country....He may have been a native or an adopted son; that matters little, because the glorified the same loyalty, they sacrificed alike. He died for his country, and greater devotion has no man than this. He died unquestioning, uncomplaining, with faith in his heart and hope on his lips, that his country should triumph and its civilization survive." President Harding bestows the Congressional Medal of Honor on the Unknown Soldier, laying the medal upon the casket. United States and foreign military officers and dignitaries present pay tribute to the Unknown Soldier, including presentation of the Victoria Cross by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Beatty, on behalf of King George V of the United Kingdom.
View of Ellis Loring Dresel, United States commissioner to Germany and chargé d'affaires for the United States in Germany, seen standing beside a building in Berlin. Men gather for the signing of the United States peace treaty with Germany in Berlin, almost three years after the World War I armistice was signed. Mr. Dresel and two other diplomats enter a 1920's car parked on the street, as a small crowd stands by. The Treaty document is shown for the camera, bearing the signature of Ellis Loring Dresel.
Various endurance flights and their comparison. A map of the United States as it depicts the comparison of various endurance flights from 1909 to 1921. Map compares various flights like the 1910 flight by Glenn Curtis, trans continental flight in 1919 by O.C. Read, non stop trans Atlantic flight by Captain John Olcock. 1st transcontinental flight by R.C. Towler in 1912.
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.
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.