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An officer is greeted by a West Indies officer and troops as he leaves the West Indies Federation.

An officer leaves the West Indies Federation. A West Indies officer greets the officer. An aircraft at an airport. A parade by the West Indies troops on the airport as the officer leaves the West Indies Federation. The aircraft takes off and flies over mountains.

Date: 1958
Duration: 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
An officer is greeted and watches a polo match as a guest in the West Indies Federation.

An officer watches a polo match in the West Indies Federation. A West Indies officer goes to greet the officer as a guest at the polo match. The officer and his party arrive in a motorcade. The guest are seated in chairs to watch the match. Riders on horseback score goals against opposing team on a grass field. The polo players score by driving a small white plastic ball using long-handled mallets.

Date: 1958
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
British officials inspect a factory and textile industry in the West Indies Federation.

British officials arrive to inspect a factory and textile industry in the West Indies Federation. An open field and mountains in the background. A jeep moves past on a road. Views of a landmark. A man captures the landscape with a camera. The building of the factory. People stand outside the building and the officials arrive. Cars parked outside the building. A British officer inspects Negroes working. Girls weave on looms. The officer inspects them.

Date: 1958
Duration: 1 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. planes patrol the Caribbean Sea and U.S. Military officers at Aruba Oil refinery in West Indies.

U.S. Forces guard West Indies Oil during the World War II. U.S. Military men load bombs on a U.S. Bomber plane. The bomber takes off and in flight over the Caribbean Sea. Pilots in the cockpit. A ship in water. Officers of the U.S. Military at the Aruba Oil Refinery in West Indies. Supplies and equipment of the U.S. Military.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Philip, visit Montego, Jamaica, in British West Indies.

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, and Prince Philip, visiting Montego in the British West Indies. The queen is being welcomed by an official. Prince Philip joins them. A Boeing Stratocruiser airliner in the background. A sign : 'Welcome to the West Indies' is displayed on the airport terminal building. A large crowd gathers to welcome. People stand and applaud. A motorcade moves along a road. A reception line is setup at the airport . The Queen greets crew members on the airport ramp, in front of the airliner,

Date: 1953, November
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Montage of news items about international tensions in 1958

Opens showing views of the U.S. Pavilion at the Brussels Fair. An array of international flags and artistic fountains grace the Pavilion. Glimpse of the relatively plain Exhibition Hall of the Soviet Union. Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser shakes hand with Nikita Khrushchev 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Nasser speaking to the 600-member assembly of the new United Arab Republic (encompassing Egypt and Syria). Arabs marching with banners. King Faisal II of Iraq and his uncle, Abdul Ilah, step to a podium. Faisal II riding in a horse-drawn carriage. View of seaport in Lebanon. A U.S. Naval task force is visible, arriving in response to a request for aid from Lebanon. U.S. marines in an amphibious landing near Beirut. They establish a beachhead as local Lebanese watch and applaud. The marines load artillery and ammunition on the beach. The scene changes to the island of Quemoy in the Taiwan Strait, where entrenched KMT troops of Chiang Kai-Shek, are seen scrambling as they undergo constant shelling from mainland China. The American Destroyer, USS Ammen (DD-527) is seen underway on patrol in the Taiwan Strait. U.S. Navy vessels provide relief supplies to the bombarded Islands in the Taiwan Strait. Landing craft are loaded with essential supplies for delivery. Sailors are seen throwing sacks of foodstuffs over their ship railing into a landing craft below. A line of laden landing craft follow in the wake of a Navy ship. The cold war scene shifts to West Berlin, Germany, where high rise housing is shown and citizens are seen going about their daily activities. A large sign in German warns that one will be leaving West Berlin immediately by passing the sign. Views of damaged buildings left untouched in East Berlin. Militia in black uniforms perform close order drills in the midst of destruction around them in East Berlin. Street sign identifies Unter Den Linden. The formerly elegant avenue is seen virtually deserted. A horse-drawn carriage moves along and men push a cart full of supplies. Bicyclists ride along the side of the street. Headquarters of the 4-powers administration building is seen without a Soviet flag. French, American, and British soldiers stand guard. (Soviets are absent.)

Date: 1958
Duration: 3 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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