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US Army in Japan

Film | Accession Number: 1993.174.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0495 | Film ID: 410

Universal Newsreel, Vol. 18, No. 431. Release date, 09/06/1945.
According to UN advance information, "Tokio [sic], The Desolate City." As Yanks occupy the Japanese capital they see that Tokio is a ruined city. The antiquated Jap fire-fighting equipment was unable to save immense areas which were burned out by fire bomb raids. Yet, most of the buildings in the Mikado's compound are untouched.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:01:52
Event Date
1945 September 06
Locale
Tokyo, Japan
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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