U.N. IN GAZA ARABS RIOT Scenes show President Eisenhower signing the Congressional resolution approving his policy for the mid-East, Israeli forces withdrawing from position on the Gulf of Aqaba and in Gaza, and U.N. forces moving in, to meet with rioting Arab mobs.
PANORAMA OF WESTWALL FIGHTING Strasbourg, capital of Alsace-Lorraine, is captured by the Americans and the French. Flooded canals testify to the unruly weather being encountered. Tons of heavy equipment have been left by the Nazis in their headlong retreat. And swastikas by the thousand, are trod under foot by sullen Nazi prisoners. Various villages, including Baseweiler, are bombarded, then entered. Many Yanks are wounded. Pursuing the scorched earth policy, the Nazis have applied the torch to many of the towns, causing the natives to band into volunteer fire departments, to save their homes.
ARAB-ISRAELI WAR 1948 The first pictures of the battle for Haifa, which the Jews won after a two-day siege, highlight the dramatic turn of events in the Holy Land. Jews fight Arab attackers closing in on five sides. In Washington, the flag of the new Jewish state is unfurled. U.S. recognition of "Israel" is announced to United Nations delegates, still dead-locked over the plans for a truce.
FALL OF DIEN BIEN PHU Fighting in the Red River Delta during the First Indochina war between the French and the Vietminh communists. French bomber planes drop bombs. Soldiers fight for Dien Bien Phu. The nurse of Dien Bien Phu, Genevieve De Galard-Terraube.
Date: 1954 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:46:00, No Audio
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