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British King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra visit Athens for the Interim Olympic Games, in 1906

Carriages arriving with Dignitaries, including King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, of Great Britain, for the opening of the Interim Olympic Games, in Athens, in 1906. Greek ceremonial Guards (Evzones), dressed in traditional fustanella uniform, attend to the arriving guests. King George I of Greece and Queen Olga lead King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra across a field to the Royal boxes in the stands at the Panathinaiko (Panathenean) Stadium.

Date: 1906, April
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
Clip: 65675063389
Celebration of liberation from German forces, and enthusiastic welcome of Prime Minister George Papandreou and British Armored unit in Athens Greece.

Liberation of Athens Greece during World War 2: Animated map of Athens, Greece. German forces end more than 3 years of occupation by withdrawing from the capital of Athens at end of October 1944, as British Allied forces near the city. Scenes of a ceremony by German troops before leaving, and then German army forces in trucks and armored vehicles leaving the city. Celebration: Greek boys ring bells and smile on departure of German forces. British troops dock in Greece and march into Athens. They are joined by partisan greek soldiers such as those from the ELAS and EAM. Close-up view of ELAS and EAM (National Liberation Front) Greek soldiers in uniform. Workers carry boxes of water. Narrator states that half of Greeks are for victims of malaria or tuberculosis. Boxes of water displayed. Shows the return of Prime Minister George Papandreou on October 18, 1944. Large crowd welcomes and cheers the Prime Minister George Papandreou and display banners for liberating their country. Prime Minister Papandreou puts the wreath on grave of unknown soldiers. British Lt. General Ronald Scobie salutes. General Scobie and Prime Minister Papandreou honor the two unknown soldiers. British Armored unit receive enthusiastic welcome. Sign of 'The Greek People Welcome EAM', and 'Welcome Great Allies KKE'. Greek people welcome the National Liberation Front (EAM) and Communist Party of Greece (KKE). Citizens buy food with inflated currency. Inflation causes citizens to hand over large amounts of currency for small purchases like bread and basic produce.

Date: 1944, October
Duration: 3 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675024960
Civilians at Constitution Square celebrate liberation of Greece, and Greece Premier Papandreou hoists flag in Athens, Greece.

People celebrate Liberation of Greece by Allied Forces in Athens, Greece during World War II. The British battleships underway. The British troops aboard a ship in the foreground. The troops disembark the ship at Athens port. The troops march in a squad. The troops marching. British troops greeted by civilians. The civilians crowd at the Constitution Square. The crowd cheer and hold banners. The troops celebrate liberation at the Constitution Square. The British troops lined up. The Greek Parliament Building. Premier of Greece Andreas Papandreou pays wreath to the unknown soldiers. The soldiers stand in formation. A view of the city. The soldiers holding flags of Greece, march. The soldiers stand in formation. Premier Papandreou hoists the flag. A soldier in the foreground salutes. The civilians salute as the flag is hoisted. A view of the city.

Date: 1944, November 2
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675069631
Jacqueline Kennedy visits the ancient amphitheater with her sister Princess Lee Radziwillin Greece.

United States First Lady Jacqueline "Jackie" Bouvier Kennedy visits Greece. Jacqueline Kennedy visits the ancient amphitheater (Dionysiou Areopagitou, Athina 105 55, Greece) in Athens with her sister, Princess Lee Bouvier Radziwill. Jackie Kennedy and party look at the amphitheater. Kennedy listens to a tour guide. Jacqueline Kennedy being received by King Paul of Greece and Queen Federica at the Old Royal Palace (Athens 105 57, Greece).

Date: 1961, June 15
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675069262
Lyndon B. Johnson attends opening of market in Athens, Turkish farmers practice terracing method of farming, Iranian scientists study cotton

Road graders in Athens, Greece. Construction work for the new wholesale market center in Athens. Workers push a wooden handcar during construction of market center. Workers sweep and clean surroundings before the opening of the new Athens market center. United States Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson arrives and visits the new wholesale market center in Athens, Greece. Lyndon B. Johnson shakes hands with Greek women. Lyndon B. Johnson notices a small-scale model of the market center. Wholesale market center sign written in English and Greek. Greek spectators wave Greek and American flags to welcome United States Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. Lyndon B. Johnson poses together with Greek women for picture. Lyndon B. Johnson shakes hands with Greek man in sunglasses. Crowds gather in new wholesale marketplace to welcome Lyndon B. Johnson. Donkey in hilly farmland in Turkey. Turkish farmers till the terraced farmland with hoes. Hill converted for farming through terracing method in Turkey. Ship sails in the Bosporus strait. View of Rumelihisar─▒ (also known as Rumelian Castle ,Roumeli Hissar Castle, or Bo─čazkesen Castle). Lyndon B. Johnson shakes hands and talk with Iranian scientists. Iranian Ministry of Agriculture sign in front of Varamin Agricultural Research Center. Iranian scientists analyze cotton samples at Varamin Agricultural Research Center. Iranian scientist in looks into a microscope at cotton sample. A Mitchell cotton gin in Iran.

Date: 1962, August
Duration: 2 min 27 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675078551
Axis forces conquer Greece and Yugoslavia during World War II.

Film opens showing Adolf Hitler shaking hands with Benito Mussolini of Italy. Next Mussolini is seen addressing a large crowd from the balcony of the Palazzo Venezia in Rome, Italy announcing plans to invade Greece. Views of Greek troops marching during the Greco-Italian War between the kingdoms of Italy and Greece from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941. Animated map depicts Italian advances into Greece with subsequent withdrawal as the Greeks drive them back and then invade Albania. Closeup of Hitler enraged about this turn of events, delaying his military Operation Barbarossa against the Soviet Union. Glimpse of Mussolini visiting his troops in the field. Newspaper headline reads: "Jugoslavia Gets Hitler Terms." A sub headline reads: "Nazi move in Greece Seen." Another view of Greek troops marching. A Junkers JU-87 Stuka dive bomber in flight, enters a steep dive to bomb a target. Bombs exploding in forest. Another Stuka diving and dropping bombs on a city building. Closeup glimpse of a Stuka speeding past the camera. View of a bombed out Yugoslavian building from German air attack on April 6, 1941. Animated map shows German and Italian forces attack paths from their bases in Italy, Hungary, Romania, and Hungary, vanquishing Yugoslavia. Map extends to Greece, where German forces overwhelm three defending Greek Divisions (aided by some British forces). Aerial view of a German Junkers Ju 52 transport plane flying over the Parthenon in Athens.

Date: 1941, April
Duration: 2 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
Clip: 65675065790
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