Jeita Caves, Lebanon
Various shots from inside the famous caverns of Jeita. Camera zooms in to show various examples of natural erosion.
Note: This footage comes after the opening of the upper galleries, in January 1969
Events are set out as American marines land in Lebanon to preserve order.
Two Syrian jet fighter planes which landed by mistake in Israel instead of Lebanon.
A roundup of world events during the year 1958 from the American perspective.
British and American troops land in Middle Eastern countries - Cyprus, Jordan and Lebanon.
Footage of demonstrations in Bombay against US landing in Lebanon.
Various shots of ministers from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt meeting in Cairo to discuss the Jordan Project.
Prime Minister of Egypt Nokrashi Pasha holds reception for the Arab League. Cairo.
Travelling shots through city of Beirut.
Shots in and around Beirut International Airport during hijack attempt.
Transportation over mountain range in Beirut
Arabs in Baghdad demonstrate upon hearing of the partition of Palestine.
American President Eisenhower addresses the General Assembly of the UN and his speech is broadcast to the world by Voice of America, with shots of their control room.
President talks about the situation in Lebanon.
Footage of US Embassy in Moscow attacked by demonstrators.
BOAC hijacked plane ordered to Jordanian airport by the PFLP
Saeb Salam being interviewed on Middle East crisis.
Various shots of the leaders of the two Communist super-states signing a joint communiqué in Peking, condemning the actions of the USA and Britain in the Near and Middle East.
Eilon settlement and gun factory: a bombed bus station and newspaper building in Tel Aviv.
Rashid Karame being interviewed on Middle East crisis.
Various shots of US marines and their equipment being loaded on ships returning to the Sixth Fleet as America withdraws from the Lebanon.
Peace treaty is signed in Syria.
British armoured cars and infantry advance through the Libyan desert.
South African Women's Auxiliary Army Service - Wassies - go about their duties.
King Saud eats in the open air with King Hussein of Jordan.