The consecration ceremony at the Coventry Cathedral in Coventry, England. The cathedral building is built on the ashes of the shrine leveled by the Nazis during World War II. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom accompanied by her sister Princess Margaret attends the ceremony. The archbishop and bishops appreciate the consecration conducted by the bishop of Coventry.
Winston Churchill undergoes a thigh surgery in Europe. Ships docked at sea in Monte Carlo. Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Sir Winston Churchill enters a building after his accident. Officers follow him. An aircraft lands at an airport in London. Men carry Churchill on a stretcher and proceed towards an ambulance. Churchill is taken to a London hospital for the his thigh surgery. Civilians gathered outside the hospital to greet Churchill.
King Edward VIII walks past guards in formation followed by other British officials outside the palace. Wallis Simpson became wife of King Edward VIII. Guards outside main door to 10 Downing Street. Car pulls up on road. King George VI, who ascended the throne after King Edward VIII abdicated, exits the car with his wife and daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II). The king and daughters shake hands with guards. The king reviews British troops. From a 1962 newsreel recounting events roughly 25 years earlier.
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.
United Kingdom Prime Minister Clement Richard Attlee addresses the United States Congress in Washington DC. Prime Minister Attlee speaks of the problems confronted by Britain and the United States. He talks about the United States being a super power and yet not misusing its power. He states that a common man should feel secure and peace is a moral progress. Congressmen applaud after Attlee's speech. United States President Harry Truman and United Kingdom Prime Minister Attlee in a meeting discussing atomic energy. They pose for a photograph with other officials.