Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 15]

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 15]

Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 15]

1945

Part 1 shows people in Times Square, N.Y.C., and elsewhere celebrating the surrender of Japan. President Truman speaks. Flashbacks show the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; Japanese Army, Navy, and Air Force units; Emperor Hirohito; B-29 bombers attacking Japan; Adm. Halsey; Madame and Chiang Kai-shek reviewing Nationalist troops; Australian troops; Guadalcanal military cemetery and the amphibious invasion of Tarawa; and Gens. MacArthur and Adm. Nimitz. Part 2, Stalin reviews Russian troops. Soviet infantry and tanks advance into Manchuria. Part 3 shows Stalin, Truman, Churchill, Gen. Marshall, and other allied military leaders at the Potsdam Conference. Britain's King George VI greets President Truman aboard the battleship Renown, visits President Truman aboard the cruiser Augusta, and they confer with Sec. of State Byrnes. President Truman announces the first use of the atomic bomb. Shows Dr. Ernest Lawrence and the cyclotron at the Univ. of California, describes the atomic bomb, and shows the atomic bomb plane at Richland, Washington, and Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Includes views of Hiroshima before, during, and after the atomic bomb explosion there. Sec. of State Byrnes calls for the Japanese to surrender.

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