Ship at sea in Veracruz Mexico. Large crowd on pier. People standing with flower bouquet. Army officials and workers give enthusiastic welcome to Colonel Fulgenicio Batista, Cuba's "Strong Man". Colonel Fulgenicio Batista with officials. People welcome Colonel Fulgenico when he arrives on Mexican soil to start a two week tour as a guest of President Cardenas. He addresses the crowd. Large crowd, holding the banners.
Shows Mexican Federal Army troops leaving the city of Veracruz following engagement with revolutionary forces in the area. Armed Federal troops and cavalry march through the city streets. Views of shops and buildings along a main road in Veracruz. People gather in large numbers on streets and watch as troops depart. Large crowd in the Plaza de armas, with the Palacio Municipal in the background. General Francisco Beltran emerges from a doorway with two officers behind him.
Shows Mexican Federal Navy officers aboard a Mexican warship. They are seen inspecting and talking to federal sailors on ships anchored in the harbor of Veracruz during the Mexican Revolution. Several Mexican warships at anchor in harbor. Distant views of Veracruz city buildings in background.
Shows Mexican Federal Army troops at a railway station in Veracruz, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Troops inside a railroad train in background. Several wagons lined up near the railway tracks. A group of Mexican soldiers approaches and then steps away.
Sweeping camera pan view of the war ridden city of Veracruz in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Shows the shoreline and distant town settlements and buildings, as seen from sand dunes.
Shows General Francisco Beltran and his cavalry troops at a hill side near Veracruz in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. They view the city through binoculars from a distant hill side before an attack. Scene changes to shattered glass windows of a building. Two men ascend a latter and camera view widens to show hole from shelling in side of building, and blown out windows.