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WWII - 1945, Newsreel: Japanese Surrender Ceremony; Tokyo Occupation & POWs Freed. Sep45

Reel Number: 221802-05

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL and SD

Year / Date: 1945,1940s

Country: Australia,Canada,China,England,France,Japan,Netherlands,New Zealand,United Kingdom,USA,USSR

Location: Tokyo,Tokyo Bay

TC Begins: 18:38:41

TC Ends: 18:46:12

Duration: 00:07:31

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1945, Newsreel: Japanese Surrender Ceremony; Tokyo Occupation & POWs Freed. Sep45 MOS Intertitle: First Pictures - Formal Jap Surrender. Battleship Missouri (BB-63) at anchor; officers boarding w/ military on deck. High angle / HA of British, Soviet & other officers. MacArthur walks aboard from USS Nicholas (DD-449) & greeted by Admiral Nimitz (?) & others. 18:39:15 Officers including Japanese waiting. Foreign Minister Shigemitsu boarding followed by Japanese Army officers. US sailors & other military watching from upper decks. 18:39:32 MS Shigemitsu w/ General Umezu w/ Major General Nagai, Katsuo Okazaki in top hat of Foreign Ministry behind. 18:39:35 MacArthur to microphone, SOF: “We are gathered here representatives of the major warring powers to conclude a solemn agreement whereby Peace may be restored...” (intercut w/ military watching). 18:40:44 Shigemitsu to table, removes hat & signs; CU MacArthur watching; cameramen; MacArthur signs & gives pens to Gen. Wainwright & another officer. 18:41:43 Admiral Nimitz signing. 18:41:54 General Hsu Yung-chang signs for Republic of China. Japanese delegation standing, watching. 18:42:01 British Admiral Bruce Fraser in navy whites signing. USSR Lt. General Derevyanko signing. Australian General Thomas Blamey signing; Canada Colonel Lawrence Moore Cosgrave signs; Gen. Jacques LeClerc, France; Admiral Conrad Helfrich, The Netherlands; Air Vice Marshall Isitt, New Zealand. 18:42:52 MS MacArthur SOF: “Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world & that God will preserve it always. These proceedings are closed.” 18:43:14 Flyover. 18:43:26 MS President Truman at desk, SOF: “To all of us there comes first a sense of gratitude to all-mighty God who sustained us and our Allies in the dark days of grave danger; who made us to grow from weakness into the strongest fighting force in history and who now has seen us overcome the forces of tyranny that sought to destroy His civilization. God grant, that in our pride of the hour, we may not forget the hard tasks that are still before us; that we may approach these with the same courage, zeal & patience w/ which we face the trials & problems of the past four years.” 18:44:20 Allied soldiers marching in Tokyo street; Japanese walking on sidewalk thru ruins; destruction inspected by US soldiers. 18:44:40 LS of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel; bridge over moat at Palace. 18:44:52 Ruins / leveled buildings. Camp w/ freed Allied prisoners; bare interiors w/ rags. Treating injured. 18:45:31 Two American POWs holding club used in torture; MS airman w/ deformed & scarred hands from broken bones. Two starved POWs trying to eat & spitting out food / rice. Prisoners walking out past bowing Japanese soldiers. Boarding ?; drinking from flask WW2 Aftermath; Ceremonies; Atrocities; Horrors of War; Damage; Pain; NOTE: Partial or entire sold at per reel rate. Picture good; Only sound is MacArthur & average to poor. FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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