OAS and Red Cross aircraft converge on Central American Airfield. Armed irregulars. U.S. officer.
Central America Date:1950 Duration:2 min 15 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A local policeman , wearing a steel helmet, poses for photograph. Several other armed men in casual clothes are seen. A U.S. Army Captain shakes hands with an Army Christian Chaplain, wearing a religious stole around his neck, a large brim hat, and only a small Christian cross on his shirt collar.
Woman descends from a DC-3 aircraft that just landed. She posed with a group of men. Another DC-3 lands, bearing Red Cross markings. A medic and two other men emerge. Several other DC-3 are seen on the dirt field. An officer with "Mexico" written on his left shoulder patch poses. He wears an armband with letters "OEA" on it (Organization of American States -- in Spanish).
Groups of people rummage through boxes and debris by trees in the field.
They hold up armaments, such as mortar bombs with fins.
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