Flags of the 16 New UN Member Nations Fly at Headquarters
A brief ceremony took place this afternoon at U.N. Hindquarters, in New York, on the occasion of the first raising of the flags of the sixteen new Member States of the United Nations. The flags were raised one at a time. Here is a picture taken during the ceremony as a U.N. Guard was hoisting the Austrian flag, the Italian, Hungarian and Portuguese flags, at right, are already raised. Delegates stand at the foot of their countries' flags.
From left to right: Mr. Dumitrachescu (Runania), Dr. Matsch (Austria) being congratulated by Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld, Mr. Casardi (Italy) and Mr. Szarka (Hungary).