Scenes of Japanese military activities in China, circa 1938 through 1942. Animated map shows thrusts of Japanese military forces at Guangzhou (Canton); Changsha to the North and points West circa 1938. A captured airfield with destroyed and damaged aircraft. A destroyed P-40 with Thunderbird image on its wing. A damaged P-40 parked in the grass displaying painted teeth motif of the Flying Tigers (American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force). A scrap heap of airplane parts, at least one displaying the American star in circle insignia. A tattered map on Bulletin Board showing a logo on part of China. A village near the airfield. Japanese troops board a camouflaged barge to cross a river. A Japanese Ki-27 (Nate) airplane in flight overhead. Column of Japanese troops wending their way along a hillside. Smoke rising from explosions in a port town, with water and hill in background. Bombed out buildings in a town. Japanese infantry and an officer on horseback enter virtually deserted Chinese town. Camouflaged Japanese army vehicles and artillery travel on dusty road. A Ki-27 airplane flies low overhead. Japanese artillerymen set up 120mm gun and rangefinder. Battery of Japanese 120mm guns firing. Wreckage of an American B-25 aircraft. Wreckage of more Allied warplanes. Map showing Formosa; Wenzhou, opposite, on Chinese mainland; and Philippine Islands. Arrows depict Japanese military movements from the Ryukyu Islands.
After marching through the city of Shu-Ho and battle for Canton, Japanese soldiers capture Canton during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Japanese soldiers march into city.1938.
Japanese conquest of Canton China in the Second Sino-Japanese War. Japanese soldiers march past destroyed building. Japanese Take Chinese and European soldiers as prisoners.1938.
Armed with small guns, machine guns, and artillery, Japanese soldiers attack Chinese positions in the battle for Canton, during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Japanese soldiers use trucks and horse wagons to transport reinforcements.1938.
During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Japanese soldiers cross river and attack Chinese positions in Canton with machine guns, rifles, artillery. Japanese soldiers also use tank and fighter airplanes for attack.1938.
The Japanese military in China during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. Sea and buildings in the background. Ships at sea. Meeting of Japanese military officers including Imperial Japanese Navy officers and an aircraft pilot in flight gear. An animated map of Japanese positions and movements. Elevated sweeping views of a part of Canton, China. Fire burning in buildings of the Chinese city, as seen from ground level view. Smoke rises from building. Japanese troops walk on a street of city and interrogate a captured Chinese soldier. Japanese Prince Yasuhito tours the Canton combat zone. Signs of Japanese flag on a map. Japanese troops fire artillery. A collapsed Chinese building. Japanese artillery and tanks fire into the center of a Chinese town at close range. Japanese forces with machine guns and rifles fire at Chinese forces from behind a walled area. A Japanese soldier carries an injured comrade back to the Japanese covered position.