Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Army - Navy Screen Magazine. 1943 - 1958. SURRENDER IN THE PACIFIC

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Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Army - Navy Screen Magazine. 1943 - 1958. SURRENDER IN THE PACIFIC

Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Army - Navy Screen Magazine. 1943 - 1958. SURRENDER IN THE PACIFIC

1945

Reel 1 shows allied warships in Tokyo bay and U.S. troops marching down a Japanese road. A bulldozer clears rubble from Tokyo's streets. Japanese. read occupation bulletins and bow to Emperor Hirohito. Blood is administered to a Japanese suicide. Troops land in Japan from LSI's, raise the U.S. flag, and inspect Japanese war materiel. A Japanese officer surrenders. Gen. MacArthur deplanes from a B-29 and speaks. Shows Japanese POW's, the first A-bomb explosion, ruins of Hiroshima, destroyed Japanese aircraft, and the surrender ceremonies aboard the battleship Missouri. The allied zones of occupation are mapped. Reel 2, U.S. troops march Japanesse POW's along a Pacific island road. An officer gathers up captured swords and guns. Japanese officers sign surrender documents as Gen. Wainwright and other allied generals look on. Japanese officers enter a prison. Shows allied warships in Tokyo bay, allied troops patrolling the city and searching Japanese for weapons. U.S. troops bathing in a park, released U.S. POW's American Red Cross supplies, prisoners' graves, the hospital ship Benevolence, flags of allied nations, and aerial views of Tokyo.

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