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Appointment In Tokyo (1945) R6 of 6

Reel Number: H1532-03

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1945

Country: Philippines,USA


TC Begins: 12:18:53

TC Ends: 12:25:44

Duration: 00:06:51

WWII - 1945, Philippines: Corregidor to shelling Japan & signing surrender on Battleship Missouri Montage: LS Corregidor flag raising; MS MacArthur saluting, troops at attention. CUs. Flag rising on pole. Flag raised on Iwo Jima. Flag raised on Okinawa. Battleships firing on Japan coast. POV from nose of B29s in formation above clouds; aerials of bombs dropping & exploding. Large fireballs. Planes, ships past. landing craft onto shore & troops rushing off & up seawall. 12:20:47 30Aug45 LS across runway activity of Atsugi, Tokyo airport, MacArthur off plane. CU nose art, Bataan; greeted by Gen. Eichelberger. 12:21:17 Japanese surrender on board the battleship Missouri., troops line deck, MacArthur directs proceedings & speaks (SOF) for the Allied powers. 12:22:45 Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu & Gen. Yoshijiro Umezu sign for Japan. MacArthur in CU watching; sailors & others watch from above onboard ship. 12:23:22 General Wainwright & Percivall watch as MacArthur signs. Japanese standing watching. 12:24:00 Adm. Halsey for the U.S signs. MacArthur speaks in conclusion & declares proceedings closed. 12:24:40 High angle of NYC street scene filled; street level cheering & waving crowds in Wall Street area. 12:24:57 Wounded soldiers walking; MCU up steps. Statue of Liberty w/ torch lighted. The End. WW2 Fighting; Philippines; Manila; Battles; History of War; Horrors of War; NOTE: GOOD quality & action.

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