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WWII - 1940s, Pacific: Japanese POWs Arriving, Exercising, Eating In Prisoner of War Camp

Reel Number: 220506-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1940s

Country: Japan,USA

Location: Pacific

TC Begins: 00:00:06

TC Ends: 00:09:38

Duration: 00:09:32

WWII - 1940s, Pacific: Japanese POWs Arriving, Exercising, Eating In Prisoner of War Camp CU of feet. Photographer showing Graflex camera w/ flash to Japanese POW who looks thru it. 00:00:24 Japanese POWs removing clothes; exercising by tents. 00:00:54 Walking & lining up for food, some w/ covered faces. 00:01:15 US officers talking w/ group standing at rest. LS & MS POWs exercising in rows w/ high barbed wire fence behind. 00:02:01 Receiving cigarettes. Walking out of fenced compound to get food. Sitting on ground eating; washing mess kit. Dumping garbage under armed guard. 00:03:27 US Army trucks arrive w/ POWs, unloaded by MPs w/ drawn pistols; inspected in enclosure. 00:04:11 Army cot w/ mess kit; Japanese carrying cots, wearing US shirt with officers stripes. Japanese cut grass or pull weeds by hand as GIs watch. 00:04:53 Odd brief case w/ US movie stars pictures. POWs handed magazines or photographs. CU looking at book in Japanese w/ caricature of Louis Armstrong. 00:05:43 Nurse taking temperature of POWs in hospital ward. Nurse & officer arrive w/ notebook, POWs sit up & bow. 00:06:39 Flash slate: C.P.U. #9, Roll 9 43 (?). Medics carry stretcher into surgery (?) & POW moved onto table by doctors wearing gowns & masks. 00:07:07 POW reading LIFE magazine. 00:07:10 Unloading POWs from Army trucks beneath US flag flying on pole; MS MPs w/ pistols. 00:08:02 POWs changing clothes into US Navy clothes. CUs. CU of supply kit issued to POWs. 00:09:03 High Angle / HA looking into barbed wire enclosure w/ MPs patrolling; sitting in guard post / tower. 00:09:24 Orderlies carry stretcher into surgery. Sign (brief). Pacific War; WW2; Prison Camp; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate.

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