Amy Johnson and her husband Jim Mollison pose. The couple takes off from Wales in their airplane 'Seafarer'. View of crashed airplane 'Seafarer' near New York. View of injured Amy Johnson and her husband Jim Mollison in bandages. Amy and Jim are carried into another airplane to Floyd Bennett Field.
President Franklin D Roosevelt in the United States. A calendar shows the date 5th March 1933. Roosevelt leaves in a car after attending church service in Washington DC, United States on 5th March 1933. On March 9th 1933 Senate passes a bill proposed by Roosevelt to address bank crisis. The House also passes the President's proposed bill Franklin Roosevelt in his first fireside chats broadcast on 12th March 1933 talks about the bank crisis. He asks people to have confidence in the government. He ensures that banks will provide sufficient currency to meet the situation.
A hovercraft to start a travel service between England and Wales. People looking at hovercraft. Hovercraft runs into water. It rides water on a cushion of air. Passengers in hovercraft looking out. View of hovercraft running in sea, creating a strong surge in water and reaching the shore.
The flags of United States and United Kingdom fly from a launch. The British Battleship Cruiser, Renown, carrying Edward VIII, Prince of Wales, on his second Empire Cruise, is anchored nearby. The Prince of Wales, in military uniform, arrives by launch. He is accompanied by officials. As he steps from the dock, he is saluted by an American soldier. Accompanying him are British military and naval officers and U.S.civilian officials (in top hats). Lord Louis Mountbatten is a member of the Prince's party. Officials in the group include Air Commodore L.E.O. Charlton, the British Air Attache in the United States and Robert Wood Bliss, Chief of Western European Affairs in the U.S. State Department. Both were dispatched by the British and American governments, respectively, from Washington, DC. The Prince is greeted enthusiastically by a welcoming crowd. The Prince of Wales acknowledges the crowd. He enters an open car and is joined by U.S. State Department representative, Robert Wood Bliss.
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill speaks to officers and staff aboard HMS Prince of Wales in the Atlantic Ocean. Churchill addresses the crew on the deck of the ship. He says that the voyage is an episode in the war which will be memorable. He expresses his great pleasure to have sailed on the ship. He says he and his colleagues are proud to have shared some dangers and hazards, which is in the daily life of the Royal Navy, even if it was for a short time. He says that the Prince of Wales is one of the strongest ships. Of the two cruises of the ship, on the second cruise, the crew met the President of the U.S. who plays an important role in molding the future of the civilization. He is happy that they had good weather and had sunshine for church services. The Prime Minister thanks the Captain, all officers and staff of the Prince of Wales for having made the voyage pleasant and comfortable.
Atlantic conference during World War II. Views of the British Battleship, HMS Prince of Wales, anchored in Placentia Bay, off Argentia, Newfoundland. Views from the U.S. Cruiser, USS Augusta, as it approaches the Prince of Wales. World War 2 British sailors aboard the British Battleship, handle lines to hold the two ships close together. View of Prime Minister Churchill and Sir Alexander Cadogan, Permanent Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, returning to the Prince of Wales. The weather is rainy.