A quarterly round up of news stories from around the world.
British Instructional Films.
A Quarterly Chronicle of Current Events. Produced by Peter Baylis. Film Editor: Maurice Harley. Historical Adviser: A.L. Rowse, All Souls College, Oxford. 1947 Second Quarter. Wrecked ships on the beaches of Normandy. A war cemetery is shown. Allied judges hear testimonies of war criminals at the headquarters of the Dachau Detachment War Crimes Group. German fortress of Heligoland destroyed by high force explosives. Moscow conference of foreign ministers ends in deadlock. Mr Marshall makes a speech about his country's impatience for peace. Ernest Bevin calls for patience. France: rebuilding of Lisieux. Political parties march in the streets. Transport workers strike in Paris. Strasbourg: General de Gaulle is cheered in the streets and makes a speech demanding a breakaway from the whole French party system. Crowds in the streets sing and a child salutes. Mr Henry Wallace visits Britain as a guest of the New Statesman editor Kingsley Martin. Mr Wallace makes a speech about peace. Lecture tour of the United States of America by Mr Wallace where he resumes attacks on his country's foreign policy. The Marshall Plan: American supplies arriving in the ports of Europe. Post war reconstruction taking place. Food queues. President Truman and Mr Marshall stand together and shake hands. Foreign ministers meet in Paris. Mr Molotov in disagreement with Anglo-French proposals and withdraws. Shots of poverty induced by war.