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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.


Duration
00:01:52
Date
Event:  1945 September 06
Locale
Tokyo, Japan
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:38:38
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