Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "War Pictorial News" Newsreels. 1943 - 1945. WAR PICTORIAL NEWS, NO. 224 [AUG. 20]

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Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "War Pictorial News" Newsreels. 1943 - 1945. WAR PICTORIAL NEWS, NO. 224 [AUG. 20]

Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "War Pictorial News" Newsreels. 1943 - 1945. WAR PICTORIAL NEWS, NO. 224 [AUG. 20]

1945

Summary: Recapitulates events leading to Japan's defeat. Shows Hirohito; Japanese planes bombing a Chinese city; corpses in the streets; Japanese tanks and inf. advancing in China; Pearl Harbor under attack; Pres. Roosevelt addressing Congress; debris in Singapore; Brit. troops debarking in India; jungle warfare in New Guinea; naval-air action in the Coral and Bismarck Seas; U.S. troops in Australia; Churchill, FDR, and Chiang Kai-shek at Cairo; a Brit. advance in Burma; landings on Iwo Jima, Luzon, and Okinawa; close-ups of Hitler and Mussolini; Stalin and Churchill at Potsdam; Mountbatten in Mandalay; and Gen. MacArthur in Manila.

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