Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Orientation Films. 1942 - 1949. ROAD TO DEMOCRACY

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Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Orientation Films. 1942 - 1949. ROAD TO DEMOCRACY

Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Orientation Films. 1942 - 1949. ROAD TO DEMOCRACY

1948

On occupied Japan. Reel 1 shows Japanese troops marching,the attack on Pearl Harbor, reconstruction amid the ruins of Hiroshima, Gen. MacArthur, and panoramic views of the Japanese war crimes trials. Japanese war equipment is scrapped and melted down. Emperor Hirohito speaks to children and mingles with a crowd, candidates make speeches and vote. Shows the newly elected National Assembly and the prewar Imperial Diet. Describes a jury trial and the disestablishment of the Shinto religion. Reel 2, U.S. soldiers spray Japanese civilians with DDT. Japanese queue to buy rationed food. Shows panoramic views of war ruins and activity in various industries (lumbering, whaling, petroleum, textile, silk, and pearl culture). Japanese attend a theater, kneel before Buddha, and play baseball.

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