Lord Mountbatten arrives and being greeted by naval officers at NAS in Anacostia, Washington D.C.
Washington DC USA Date:1958, October 16 Duration:2 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Arrival of Lord Mountbatten at Naval Air Station (NAS) at Anacostia, Washington D.C. A color bearer; Navy honor guard and color guard in the background prior to arrival of the Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Mountbatten of Burma, KG, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff of Great Britain. Lord Mountbatten walks down the ramp and passes through the side boys. He is followed by Royal Navy Naval Assistant Captain L. D. Empson. U.S. Navy Admiral Arleigh A. Burke greets Lord Mountbatten. Lord Mountbatten stands next to an aircraft. He salutes during a 17 gun salute. Admiral Burke; Admiral Sir Michael Denny, United Kingdom Representative to NATO, Military Committee in Permanent Session, Member NATO Standing Group; Vice Admiral Jeffrey Thistleton Smith, RN, Admiral British Joint Services Mission; and Commodore D. G. Goodwin, RN Naval Attache, stand in ranks at attention. Lord Mountbatten inspects Marine honor guard. He and Rear Admiral H. D. Baker, USN, Commandant, PRNC, walk back to receiving line. Admiral Burke and Lord Mountbatten converse. Long line of flag bearers stand behind Marine honor guard. Color guard marches past aircraft.
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