Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Orientation Films. 1942 - 1949. OUR JOB IN JAPAN

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Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Orientation Films. 1942 - 1949. OUR JOB IN JAPAN

Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Orientation Films. 1942 - 1949. OUR JOB IN JAPAN

1946

Reel 1, Gen. MacArthur presides at the Japanese surrender aboard the Missouri. Shows a Japanese banzai charge, atrocity victims, Japanese babies, children in school, tanks and infantry parading, and dances and religious rites performed at a Shinto shrine. Dramatizes the departure of ancient Samurai for war. Japanese are told they were created to rule the world. Reel 2 shows a banzai charge, Japanese troops advancing through a rubbled Chinese village, U.S. wounded, abandoned Japanese war plants, grounded Japanese planes, and U.S. occupation forces. A soldier converses with a Japanese child. U.S. troops conduct a rodeo. Japanese war criminals are tried. Hirohito is proclaimed to be mortal. Flashbacks show U.S. troops in a Japanese prison, U.S. wounded being treated, and U.S. corpses washed up on a Pacific beach.

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