Herbert Hoover accompanied by Lieutenant General Robert L. Eichelberger review elements of the 1st Cavalry Division from an M-08 armored car in Atsugi, Japan. Soldiers stand aligned and Hoover salutes from car. Hoover stands at reviewing stand. He stands under flags and review troops. Soldiers march with flag of United States.
Herbert Hoover in Atsugi, Japan. C-24 taxiing on airfield. Line of cars stand at airfield. Jeep driven on airfield and aircrafts parked at side on airfield. Herbert Hoover debarks from aircraft, meet officers and talk to them. The cars go from airfield. Soldiers debarks from aircraft of United States 'The Air Transport Command'. Soldiers stand at airfield.
Herbert Hoover in Atsugi, Japan. Herbert Hoover debarks from aircraft. Hoover talk with Major General William Fredric Marquat. He gets in car. Soldiers salute him as car goes.
A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion aircraft in Atsugi, Japan during a long range navigational test. A crew member in a flight jacket checks over data as he stands next to the P-3C aircraft on a flight line. A fuel truck encased in dry ice. Three men stand under the wing of the P-3C aircraft during fueling. A sign on a control tower reads 'NAS Atsugi elevation 205'. Atsugi air control tower. The P-3C aircraft on flight line being prepared for a long flight. A U.S. Navy C-121J Super Constellation aircraft parked in the background. The P-3C aircraft on the flight line. Men move around checking the flight cover. The tail of the P-3C aircraft.
An aerial view of Atsugi Airfield as seen from a U.S. aircraft in flight, shortly after the end of World War 2. Aircraft parked on Atsugi Airfield. Scene shifts to a harbor area and dock installations in vicinity of Yokosuka Naval Base. Ships alongside a finger dock. Bomb damage in the surrounding area.
Surrender of Japanese Imperial forces leads to end of World War II. American planes approach Atsugi Air Base in Japan. Wrecked Japanese planes on airfield. Japanese labor works on airfield. C-54 aircraft lands in Atsugi. General Douglas MacArthur disembarks the plane. USS Missouri in Tokyo bay. Surrender ceremonies aboard USS Missouri. Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mamoru Shegemitsu (with cane), General Yoshijiro Umezu, Major General Yatsuji Nagai, Katsuo Okazaki, Rear Admiral Tadatoshi Tomioka, Toshikazu Kase, and Lieutenant General Suichi Miyakazi on deck of USS Missouri. Cameramen record event. General MacArthur speaks on mike. American officers surround General MacArthur. Surrender Instrument on table. Eleven men Japanese Delegation move ahead to sign the Surrender Instrument. Mamoru Shegemitsu signs Surrender Instrument. General Jonathan Wainwright and Lieutenant General Sir Arthur E Percival of British Army step forward with General MacArthur to sign Surrender Instrument. Map shows surrender locations like China, Manchuria, South West Pacific, Central Pacific, Japan, South Korea and Philippines.