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UN general Assembly meeting in New York City and Arab and Israeli military forces break truce in Middle East.

The UN General Assembly meeting goes on in New York City near time frame of Arab-Israeli Six Day War in June 1967. The Assembly rejects Russia's resolution to brand Israel the aggressor in the Middle East, while voiding the annexation of Jerusalem. A board shows names of voting countries. Three men on stage. Arab and Israeli military forces exchange fire across the Suez Canal, breaking temporary truce. Soldiers on tanks. A soldier looks through binoculars. Soldiers in truck. Truck drives off.

Date: 1967, June
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Israel and Jordan exchange prisoners via the Allenby Bridge at Jordan-Israel border.

Officers walk with prisoners during the exchange of prisoners at Jordan-Israel border, several weeks after the Arab-Israeli Six Day War. Two soldiers take an injured prisoner. Prisoners cross Allenby Bridge during the exchange program. Two israeli pilots and 424 Jordanian troops go to their respective homelands in a swap supervised by the Red Cross.

Date: 1967, July
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits a devastated area in England.

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill tours war-damaged town with the city's Lord Mayor and an officer and other officials. Churchill smokes a cigar. He pauses to greet a small boy who is too shy to respond. Churchill in automobile. He signs autograph for English woman. Winston amidst officers and crowd. He signs a document with a dignitary.

Date: 1942
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Navy performs combat exercise trying to destroy U-boats in the sea water.

View of wave structure from the rear side of a U.S. Navy war boat. The naval soldiers locate an underwater target. The commander orders to destroy the target. Mariners drop depth chargers into the waters. A big blast in the sea water impulses waves.

Date: 1917
Duration: 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Greek elder statesman, Themistoklis Sofoulis, boards Destroyer RHS Vasilissa Olga (D-15) of the Royal Hellenic Navy.

Themistoklis Sofoulis (Sophoulis) Speaker of the Greek Parliament, arrives at the port of Piraeus. Officials greet and welcome him. A color guard of Greek sailors presents arms in salute as Sofoulis is taken by the arm and escorted by a Greek admiral. He doffs his hat in acknowlement. With the Admiral at his side, and , surrounded by civilian officials,and several naval officers, he makes his way to a Greek Navy destroyer tied up at the pier. A junior officer assists him as he ascends a gangway to board the ship. On deck, the ship's captain greets him and introduces several junior officers who salute and shake hands with Sofoulis. The Greek National flag is seen fluttering in the breeze from the ship's mast. View of ship's bow as forward line is hauled aboard. The Greek State Flag is seen displayed from the ship. View from the pier as the ship backs away, followed by views underway, when the number "15" is seen clearly displayed on her hull, identifying her as the Destroyer, Vasilissa Olga. (Note: The Vasilissa Olga and several other Greek warships sailed to Alexandria Egypt, following the German invasion of Greece in 1941. From there, she participated with the British in a number of actions at sea during the war. She was sunk, during a German air raid on September 26, 1943, at the Gulf of Lakki in Leros.)

Date: 1939
Duration: 1 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie addresses the League of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie addresses the League of Nations in Geneva during the Second Italo-Abysinnian war. Some outbursts from the audience cease after gavel is pounded. The members of the meeting applaud and cheer as the speaker puts forward his views. The leader finishes with his address and walks down the stage.

Date: 1936, June
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: French