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Victory - Atomic Bomb R1 of 2

Reel Number: 221729-16

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1945

Country: Russia,USA,USSR

Location: Moscow,New Mexico,New York City,NYC,OAK RIDGE,San Francisco,Seattle,Tennessee

TC Begins: 17:21:02

TC Ends: 17:29:48

Duration: 00:08:46

Title: 17:21:23 LS Oak Ridge, Tennessee large manufacturing plant VO “The greatest secret of the war comes into the open...” Other factory shots. 17:21:33 View across sagebrush desert & dirt road; view past cactus trees & Trinity Explosion of atomic bomb test w/ large white ball & roiling dust. 17:22:19 Another camera position 17:23:03 Third camera position, longer shot w/ mushroom cloud. 17:23:23 Title: Russia Declares War On Japan. Red Square and marching Soviet troops. CS Stalin & ?? on balcony watching parading soldiers. Various USSR army troops at attention. 17:24:08 Title: Peace It’s Wonderful. 17:24:14 MS President Truman holding paper & speaking: “I have received this afternoon a message from the Japanese government in reply to the message forwarded to that government by the Secretary of State on August 11th. I deem this reply a full acceptance of the Potsdam declaration which specifies the unconditional surrender of Japan. In the reply there is no qualification.” 17:24:38 Reporters running out of press conference. 17:24:43 POV past waving crowd in front of White House; Chicago street filled w/ cheering civilians & some military. Woman holding newspaper: Victory! Japan Surrenders. Soldier held aloft by others; sailors & others waving from statue or ??. Woman hoisted by soldier & sailor; Sailor jitterbugging w/ woman as other troops clap. 17:25:03 View of falling paper from skyscrapers in San Francisco; people cheering, throw paper. Chinatown & smoke from fireworks / firecrackers. MCU Chinese men lighting bundles of firecrackers. GOOD. 17:25:32 Sailors throwing papers into the air in Seattle; sailor gives long kiss to civilian woman as others watch. More kissing. 17:25:46 High angle down on NYC Times Square completely filled w/ crowd, people waving; ticker-tape & paper falling down from skyscrapers. GOOD CU paper falling. Young people waving, throwing paper. Girl in striped blouse on shoulders of people. US flag waved. Man lifted / passed across crowd; good kiss. 17:26:32 Night & crowds cheering w/ klieg lights moving about over them. Long shot up avenue. 17:26:49 Fleet in Tokyo Bay / harbor, battleship Missouri arriving. Sailors in dress whites on board saluting arriving Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, greeted by Adm Halsey; men on bridge. MacArthur arrives w/ other US Army officers including Gen. Stilwell; UN representatives. 17:28:15 Japanese General Shigematsu arrives with others, line up on deck opposite Allies. 17:29:48 Abrupt end. WWII; WW2 Victory Celebrations; Surrendering; 1945;

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