FAREWELL TO ADMIRAL TIRPITZ - 1930 The Imperial Fleet bids a final farewell to Germany's famous Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz. The Admiral is given a military funeral with full honors and a naval fleet cannon salute.
INDIANS MARCH ON GOA - 1955 Indians march on Goa, the Portuguese enclave on Indian soil, dropping to the ground in a demonstration of passive resistance when fired upon as they demand cession of the colony to India. Twenty-two are killed in the protest by border guards.
Date: August 15, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:55:00, With Audio
CHICAGO PLANE CRASH - 1955 Disaster and sudden death strike Chicago's Midway Airport when a heavily-loaded transport plane making a low-instrument landing in fog hits a neon sign only a few hundred yards from the runway. Rescue workers carry 22 dead and 21 injured from the wreckage of the downed plane.
Date: July 17, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:42:00, With Audio
AIRBORNE TROOP EXERCISE TRAGEDY - 1955 Soldiers dig through the still smoldering wreckage that took the lives of 66 servicemen in Germany during an airborne troop exercise. Two C119 Flying Boxcars hit in mid-air then plummeted to earth in flames - the Air Force’s third worst disaster.
Date: August 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:37:00, With Audio
FRANKFURT APARTMENT BUILDING EXPLOSION - 1955 A mysterious blast destroys a new apartment house on Franfurt, Germany killing 26 of the 32 occupants. Rescue workers dig through the rubble carrying the dead and living away at the site of the disaster.
Date: December 7, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:58:00, With Audio
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