US Army in Japan
- Film Title
- Tokio, The Desolate City
- Event Date
- 1945 September 06
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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.
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