Scenes of joy as India and Pakistan gain their independence from Britain.
Footage of King Fuad of Egypt.
Sudan becomes an Independent republic after 58 years of Anglo-Egyptian rule.
Duke of Gloucester on dais at Merderka Stadium, federal flag being raised.
Signing of Malayan independence.
Ceylon attains Dominion status, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attend the ceremony.
Burmese people celebrating independence - former British Governor going home.
Kashmir celebrates its newly gained independence.
Story about the hand over of power in India and Pakistan.
Kenya's independence ceremony takes place in Nairobi. Africa.