BONUS ARMY REVOLT Thousands of unemployed WWI vets descend on Washington D.C., demanding payment of the Service Certificates. The U.S. Army is called in to control the unruly crowd. The shanties, where the vets camped out, are burned.
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.
BOSTON RACE RIOT Negroes riot in Boston's Roxbury ghetto section. Three nights of violence include smashing, burning, and looting of stores. Mobs throw rocks and bottles at police; a rooftop sniper wounds a fireman. An emergency meeting is called with Negro leaders.
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE AFTERMATH A series of earthquakes lasting 48 hours cause numerous fires and millions of dollars of damage. The tremors shattered bridges and buckled highways within a 150 mile radius. A grocery store is strewn with items that fell from the shelves.
FIRE DESTROYS ARMS STORES A spectacular waterfront fire in Jersey City, NJ guts granaries, warehouses, piers and other vital property in the city's worst fire. Millions in valuable arms stores for Britain and the U.S. go up in smoke.
HAMMARSKJOLD, GURION & NASSER United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold poses with Israeli Prime Minister Ben Gurion and Egyptian President Gamal Nasser. The leaders meet to discuss peace in the troubled Middle East.
Date: April 19, 1956 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:22:00, No Audio
ORANGE COUNTY FOREST FIRES Aerial views of forest fires in Orange County California and airplanes dropping fire retardant in the area. Fire fighters fight the flames with water from hoses. Government and fire officials participate in press conferences. In the aftermath, smoke rises from the burn sites.
Date: November 16, 2008 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:04:00, No Audio
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