Bombing of the White Cloud airdrome at Canton in China during World War II. Animated map shows Canton as a target. Aerial views of an airfield and countryside near Canton. Bombs are dropped on targets United States Army Air Forces B-24 Liberators.
Flag flying. Map shows travel routes between West Coast USA and China. Plane takes off, flying over Golden Gate Bridge. People wave at plane. China Buildings amongst trees. Map of China. Clipper underway at sea. Map shows position of Canton. View of Canton harbor from a ferry. Ferry's rail. Map of Peking, also known as Peiping. Streets and building in Peking.
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.
Japanese propaganda film: "The Battle to 'Mop Up' China." During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Japanese troops in boats move up river near Canton. They fire gun from boat. They disembark and make their way inland on muddy terrain. They wade through rice paddies, and fire machine guns and mortars. Victorious Japanese troops supervise Chinese workers and pose for picture.
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.
Views from a boat moving in the Pearl River at Port of Canton (Guangzhou), in time frame of the Second Sino-Japanese War. A small island in the river. Many boats of all types: steam ferry boat; small hand-rowed passenger boats; ships and sailing vessels anchored and moored. U.S. sailors form honor guard as visitors arrive and board the USS Isabel (PY-10) serving as flagship of Admiral Harry E. Yarnell, Commander in Chief of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet. Seen walking along the deck, Admiral Yarnell and his Japanese and British Naval counterparts,are in formal dress uniforms. Among those seen, with Admiral Yarnell, are a Japanese Admiral and Army officer, accompanied by a diplomat, and a British Admiral conversing with a diplomat.