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Delegates to United Nations Security Council meeting at Flushing Meadows, New York, in 1946

United Nations meeting in Flushing Meadows, New York. U.S. ambassador to the UN , Edward Stettinius, is seen at conference table, seated next to Sir Alexander Catogan, of the United Kingdom. Meeting adjourns and members prepare to depart.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Winston Churchill receives the Doctorate award in Fulton, Missouri.

In 1946, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill in Fulton, Missouri. Winston Churchill arrives in a car. He gets off from a car. Churchill enters a building. U.S. President Harry S. Truman waves to the crowd. Winston smokes a cigar and waves to the crowd. Winston Churchill dressed in a cap and gown. He receives a Doctorate award. People seated in a hall applaud. Churchill seated on a platform. Harry S. Truman making speech. Churchill speaking.

Date: 1948
Duration: 1 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Germany bombs London during Blitz, and United States sends Lend-Lease war materiel to England.

The London Blitz. Sections of London ablaze from German bombing.US President Franklin Roosevelt signing H.R. 1946, Lend-Lease legislation. View of last page of H.R.1946, signed by Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and by President Roosevelt. United States sends war material to England. 'USA' written on Lend-Lease boxes being loaded on lorry after arrival in Britain. Huge crates of Lend-Lease war materiel on railroad flat cars pulled by locomotive. Smoke rises up from the engine. 'Machine tools, BULLARD, Bridgeport Conn.' written on crate in transit.

Date: 1941
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
The use of RADAR by Allied forces throughout World War 2

Film made in 1946 recounts use of RADAR in World War 2. Air raid sirens sounding in London, England,1940. Air raid warden helps people to shelters. German He 111 bombers in formation overhead. Woman scoops up child. British gunners man a 3.7 inch antiaircraft gun. Farmer rides horse-drawn plow. RAF airman rings alert bell that reads: "Don't come and tell.Ring this like hell." RAF pilots scramble to their Spitfire fighter planes and take to the air from a British airbase or aerodrome. German He 111 bombers being intercepted.Wreckage of German bombers. Evening views of London. Prime Minister Winston Churchill contributing to a war drive and receiving a pin from a woman. He doffs or tips his hat. Technician using a slide rule. Early British radar antenna tower. A U.S. P-38 aircraft in flight. Animated diagrams explaining how radar works. Radar operators at their screens receiving radar transmissions. U.S. Army soldier operating antiaircraft radar in the field. Antiaircraft gun firing and downing an airplane. Artllerymen decorate gun barrel with symbols for enemy aircraft downed. A U.S. B-29 bomber in flight with bomb bays open. Bombardier with bomb sight having radar and optic options, using radar to sight target. Bombs away view of bombs falling from aircraft through clouds. A U.S. P-61 night fighter aircraft equipped with airborne radar. A C-47 transport aircraft flying in poor visibility makes a ground controlled approach and landing enabled by radar. A U.S. Navy F6F landing with radar help, on an aircraft carrier. A U.S. battleship. Sailors responding to battle stations at night. Radar antenna rotating on a U.S. warship. Naval guns firing at night. U.S. heavy cruisers bombarding a shoreline. A submarine underway submerged. Navy ship tracking enemy submarine. Destroyer firing depth charges. A PBY Catalina flying over a convoy of ships.

Date: 1944
Duration: 5 min 8 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Meeting of United Nations Security Council at Lake Success, New York.

Officials and visitors seen in audience, during meeting of United Nations Security Council, at Lake Success, New York (During timeframe that large UN General Assembly had been meeting at Flushing Meadows, New York.) Camera men record event from booth above meeting hall. Close up view of camera man operating motion picture camera in recording booth. Andrei Gromyko of the Soviet Union sits next to Polish delegate, Ludwik Rajchman. Press photographers take pictures of people in the audience, including two fashionable women in 1940s fashions including fur coats. Joao Carlos Muniz, of Brazil, is seen with bandages on his face. He chats with Australian delegate, Herbert Vere Evatt. USA delegate, Edward Stettinius is seen, next to Sir Alexander Cadogan of the United Kingdom.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
British stars Margaret Lockwood and James Mason receive award at the British National Film Awards in London, England.

The British National Film Awards in London, England. Producer J Arthur Rank greets and receives British film actress Margaret Lockwood. Actor James Mason receives the outstanding British Film Actor Award for the year 1946. Margaret Lockwood receives the National Film Award for the film 'The Man in Grey'. Guests attended the presentation ceremonies.

Date: 1946, July 3
Duration: 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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