Lord Mountabatten receives welcome and being greeted by naval officers at NAS in Anacostia, Washington D.C.
Washington DC USA Date:1958, October 16 Duration:3 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Arrival of Lord Mountbatten at Naval Air Station (NAS) at Anacostia, Washington D.C. Navy band on the field prior to the arrival of the Earl. Color guard (Marine) at attention. Naval honor guard at attention. British sedan parked on the edge of field. British MP stands. Plane director motions the plane to parking area. R4Y taxis to parking area. U.S. Navy Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, Rear Admiral Baker, stand by waiting for disembarkation of Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Mountbatten of Burma, KG, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff of Great Britain, Lord Mountbatten and party. Ramp of plane being lowered. Lord Mountbatten leaves the ramp, stops momentarily by the side boys. He is greeted by Adm. Burke. He goes through the receiving line. Admiral Burke and two British Officers stand at attention during rendering of honors. Marine honor guard in front of operations at NAS. Naval honor guards. Lord Mountbatten speaks to Admiral Burke. He gets into the sedan. Admiral Burke and Rear Admiral Baker walk. Admiral Burke gets into a sedan. Personnel on top of operations platform looking on. Four star Admiral's flag. Long line of Naval personnel holding state flags.
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