Pop group The Beatles visits Netherlands. The Beatles arrive in Amsterdam and are greeted by throngs of fans at the airport. The crowd of teenagers waves and cheers. The Beatles ride a boat in the city canal. Crowds line up on both the sides of the canal. Some kids try to come close to them by swimming in the canal. The police pull them out of the water and into the boat. Audience gatherdsto watch their performance in Blokker. Some fans watch from the ceiling rafters. Several fans faint.
Princess Margriet Francisca of the Netherlands to wed Commoner Pieter van Vollenhoven, Jr in Netherlands. The Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, Netherlands. Princess Margriet seated with Vollenhoven on a sofa along with her family. Queen of the Netherlands Juliana speaks to them. Princess Margriet and Commoner Pieter van. Princess Beatrix with her husband. A sculpture of the four princesses. The press photographers walk up to the palace. The Princess and Commoner come out of the palace. Men takes a picture. Princess Margriet and Commoner Pieter van stand together in a garden.
Trial of Nazi war criminal Hanns Albin Rauter in the Hague,Netherlands. Closing statements. One among the attorneys, K.T.M. van Rijckevoorsel, LLM, stands up and reads out some documents. Judges in tribunal listen to the statements . Accused Hanns Albin Rauter stands up and makes a speech, saying that he concluded he was not a war criminal having studied his conscience. The court is then adjourned with the announcement that sentence will be passed in a few weeks and the policemen escort Rauter out of the building and take him to a waiting police van.
'Devil dancer' dives through a hoop with only an inch to spare, in Madras, India. A group of men wearing traditional kinds of dresses performing the 'devil dancing'. Two men hold a hoop and one of the 'devil dancer' dives through the hoop. Men stand around and watch. Children seated on the ground. The hoop is tried on through the head of the dancer and there are only inches to spare, and the hoop does not pass through his shoulder. Two men holding a hoop and the 'devil dancer' dives through the hoop.
Scenes of the Royal Netherlands Indies Army Air Corp (ML-KNIL) at Kallang Airfield in Singapore during World War 2. Group of Dutch pilots gathered together for a group photo around aircraft B-3111, the plane of Lt. Frederik Pelder. The pilots are from 2-VLG V which was ordered to Singapore when the shooting war began, arriving 9 December 1941 and returning back to Semplak on 18 January 1942. Skull and cross bones held by commanding officer of 2-VLG-V, Captain Jacob Pieter van Helsdingen. The pilots and crew laugh and smile for the group photo shoot. A Dutch Martin 139WH (export version of the B-10) being loaded with bombs. Machine gunner seated in position in the aircraft. The Dutch Martin 139WH in flight overhead. Several views of Dutch Brewster B-339D fighter aircraft taxiing and in flight. Dutch pilots "scramble" (in response to alarm )and run quickly to their "Brewsters." Dutch Brewster B-339D aircraft take off in flights of three and join up in formation. An Australian Hudson I aircraft with Twin Wasp engines seen briefly as it taxis on the airfield.
Low altitude aerial views from an aircraft circling the Dutch submarine, O 19, stranded on Ladd Reef, in the South China Sea, with bow raised high above water and stern submerged.
Note: According to Klaas van der Veen,of the Netherlands, whose father was second in command on the O 19, the boat went aground while on the way to Subic Bay, Phillipines, on July 8, 1945 (July 7th East of the International Date Line). After three days trying to free the O 19 using full reverse power at high tide, blowing air, firing torpedoes, and jettisoning ballast, the crew was rescued by the U.S. submarine, USS Cod, which torpedoed the O 19, after all critical equipment had been removed.