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Fiorello LaGuardia and officials of Permanent Joint Board of Defense (PJBD) review troops in Victoria, British Columbia.

Members of the Permanent Joint Board of Defense (PJBD), a U.S.-Canada Joint Defense Board, meeting in Victoria, British Columbia early during World War 2. Officials come out of a building. Officers review troops, together with the first chairman of the PJBD, New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. Canadian honor guard lined up as La Guardia and Candian officers review them. Soldiers march.

Date: 1940
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Wife of heroic pilot with her baby. She displays his burned shoe and flight suit. He won Victoria Cross and is recuperating.

Wife of British RAF (Royal Air Force) pilot who was awarded the Victoria Cross for shooting down an enemy aircraft while his own aircraft was burning. She lifts her baby from a pram in front of her house. She displays her husband's burned shoe and flight gear. She then reads formal letters about award of the Victoria Cross. Her husband pilot is seen with two other RAF fliers relaxing amongst other service personnel at a medical recuperation facility. They sit at a small table and smoke cigarettes. (World War II period).

Date: 1940
Duration: 1 min 26 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes of life and American lifestyle in many American cities in late 1940s; famous American landmarks.

Flags of various NATO member countries. Flag of NATO. Film 'The Atlantic Community' introduces the United States as a NATO member. American landscape views. American men,women and children walk to church. Memorial marking first settlements in America. Back Bay neighborhood along bank of Charles River in Boston. Side and front view of Old State House in Boston. Pedestrians and traffic with 1940s automobiles on busy streets of Boston. Exterior view of Faneuil Hall and flower market in Boston. Civilians walk in street and cars drive by. Sweeping views of Harvard University campus buildings. View of New York city. Sweeping view from ground upward of Empire State building in midtown New York City. Manhattan Island New York City as seen from the water. Tall buildings and skyscrapers of Manhattan. Upward panning view from ground to top of Empire State Building in 1949. Busy street in New York city. American people at work including a man operating precision manufacturing equipment, a woman typing on a typewriter, and a man carpenter sawing wood. A seamstress sews clothing, an executive on the telephone in an office, factory workers at work; bricklayers working; women examine clothing designs, draftsmen at work on drawing plans. View inside a locomotive of the engineer operating a railroad train at high speed. View from exterior of passenger train as it approaches and passes by. Aerial views of farmland and hay in fields under a dusk sky. Elevated view of American industrial factories and smoke pouring from chimney stack pipes. Cowboys with herd of cows at the foothills of Rocky mountains. American dam on a massive lake. View of the Mormon Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Mormon temple from a distant elevated position with mountains in background, and then a street level view of Salt Lake Temple with statue of Brigham Young in foreground and 1940s vehicles. Aerial view of Lockheed Constellation aircraft in flight. American landscape views. Mountains and oceans. Golden Gate Bridge. Niagara Falls view. Fort Montgomery. The Rainbow Bridge from U.S. to Canada.

Date: 1949
Duration: 5 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
England and France delcare war on Germany; German troops conquer Denmark and Norway during World War II

World War 2. Britain (United Kingdom) and France declare war on Germany. German infantry carrying Panzerschreck antitank weapons.British mobilizing.Troops from England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. British Queen Elizabeth class battleship with other warships. Animated map showing units of British fleet blockading Germany at Suez, Malta, Gibralter, the English Channel,and the North Sea. Adolf Hitler and German General staff,make war plans. Animated map shows European countries around Germany,Ice skatersnear Windmills in Holland. Farmers harvest grain. Bicyclists in Netherlands.Radio towers broadcast Nazi propaganda. Joseph Goebbels.Hitler denying intent to harm other countries. German military planners identify Norway as a target. Map shows German U-boats using Norwegian fjords. Map shows British fleet at Scapa Flow, and blockading ships in range from Norway. April 9, 1940, German army enters Copenhagen as Danes watch. German freighters in Norwegian ports smuggle troops and war materiel. German warships proceeding up Norwegian fjords, carrying troops and equipment. German Ju-87 and Ju-88 bombers and Me 109s in flight. Ju-88 over treetops. Junkers Ju-52 trimotors carrying German soldiers. Quislings seize power in Norway. Vidkun Quisling.Nazi posting rules for residents of Oslo.

Date: 1939
Duration: 7 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Wedding of Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia and Prince Ernest Augustus of Brunswick- Luneburg, in Berlin, Germany

Various scenes, not necessarily in chronological order, associated with the wedding of Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia, daughter of Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Prince Ernest Augustus of Brunswick- Luneburg, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cumberland on 24 May, 1913, in Berlin, Germany. King George V of England enters a royal coach followed by Kaiser Wilhelm II. Footman places carriage robe over their legs and they depart, followed by a mounted military rider escort. Another royal coach arrives immediately and Empress Auguste Victoria (Augusta Victoria) of Germany and her daughter, Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, step into it. The coach moves away. View of many men in formal military uniforms on walkway behind. More carriages arriving as many ladies emerge from passageway to the walkway in the background. Princess Viktoria Luise, and Prince Ernest Augustus enter a motorcar. Contingents of mounted German Guards Cuirassiers lead the way for the royal coaches carrying King George V of England and Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Empress Auguste Victoria and Princess Victoria Louise. More contingents of mounted German Guards Cuirassiers follow behind.

Date: 1913, May 24
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Officials departing from Quebec Conference in 1943; information about conference being transmitted

Two hats on a table. Various cars arrive outside a building. General George Marshall leaves hotel at end of Quebec Conference area followed by General Arnold and English Officer. Prime Minister Mackenzie King is seen departing. Dignitaries walk toward car. Car pulls away. Close up views of a offset printing machine at work printing, and a close up of a mouth and lips speaking into a 1940s microphone. A switchboard operation and two different radio towers. At a railroad station, Mackenzie King shakes hands with a dignitary.

Date: 1943, August
Duration: 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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