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keywords: thailand, siam, king bhumibol adulyadej, post-wwii, british raf group squadron 35, avro lancaster bombers, washington dc, japanese-american soldiers, nisei 442nd infantry regiment, president harry s. truman, lumberjack tournament, tree climbing, log rolling, entertainment, hollywood film canyon passage, actor lou costello, oregon governor earl snell, us navy, dirigible, blimp, admiral lord louis mountbatten, freeman of the city of london
Synopsis: Bhumibol Adulyadej Becomes King Of Siam After Brother's Death, British Bombers On Good Will Tour In US, President Harry S. Truman Honors Nisei Combat Veterans, Oregon Hosts Lumberjack Tournament, Hollywood Actor Lou Costello At Premier Of Film Canyon Passage, Dirigible Admiral C.E. Rosendahl Retires With Full Honors, Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten Receives Freeman Of The City Of London...(read more)
- Date: 1946
- Duration: 00:07:19
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States, England, Siam
Bhumibol Adulyadej Becomes King Of Siam After Brother's Death
First pictures of royal tragedy in Bangkok, Siam, death of 20-year old King Ananda Mahidol. A new king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, ascends the ancient throne after the mystery shooting of his brother. View of the regal palace and throne room.
British Bombers On Good Will Tour In US
RAF Squadron 35, famous bombing outfit which helped speed victory in Europe, arrives at Mitchell Field, Long Island, New York for good will tour of the US Honor guards welcome sixteen Avro Lancaster bombers and their crew members. Avro Lancaster bomber landing and parked on flight line. US General George E. Stratemeyer welcomes the officers and men of the Royal Air Force RAF Squadron 35.
President Harry S. Truman Honors Nisei Combat Veterans
The President takes the salute from members of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, hardened veterans of many campaigns and all Japanese-Americans, whose exploits won them many awards and citations march down Constitution Ave. in Washington DC.
Oregon Hosts Lumberjack Tournament
Tree-climbing and log-rolling thrill thousands in Albany, Oregon as Northwest lumberjacks compete for National honors.
Hollywood Actor Lou Costello At Premier Of Film Canyon Passage
Hollywood film stars, including Actor Lou Costello, arrive for gala premiere of the new Technicolor picture, Canyon Passage. Oregon Governor Earl Snell takes part in picturesque parade prior to colorful opening.
Dirigible Admiral C.E. Rosendahl Retires With Full Honors
At Lakehurst, New Jersey Admiral C.E. Rosendahl, survivor of the ill-fated Shenandoah and for years the Navy’s leading exponent of lighter-than-air ships, retires from the Navy with full honors.
Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten Receives Freeman Of The City Of London
Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten receives the Freeman of The City of London at Guild Hall. Britain’s Commander Number One is presented the greatest civic honor of the British Empire, the Freeman of the City of London.