Two United States soldiers take out their map as they read a street sign in "Myozin-Cho" Town in Hachioji-City, Tokyo, Japan. Road sign on pole reads 'Hachioji'. Street scene as soldiers walk along side of the road ("Route 20"). They pass a big gate, which belongs to Ohtori Shinto Shrine (located just south of current-day Hachioji JR Station).
U.S.soldiers ask directions from a Japanese man hauling wood with his bullock cart on the road in Hachioji, Japan. One of the soldiers refers to a Japanese phrase book in an effort to communicate. The man tries to direct the soldiers. He points in different directions with his hands.
U.S. soldiers approach a Japanese family group to ask directions, in Hachioji, Japan. One woman carries a baby on her back. The soldiers use their phrase book in an effort to make themselves understood. The woman and a young girl look at the book and attempt to understand and help the soldiers. As the soldiers leave, the woman bows politely.
Two U.S. soldiers walk along a street in Hachioji, Japan. They stop at a pole with sign pointing towards Yokohama. A Japanese policeman approaches them and the soldiers consult him with their map. Another policeman joins them and the four discuss the map while the soldiers try to communicate with help from their phrase book. People gather around the policemen and watch them.
View of Mount Fujiyama in Japan. Japanese Emperor Hirohito's motorcade arrives at the Imperial mausoleum in Hachioji. The Emperor has arrived to pray at the grave of his father, Emperor Taisho, after Japan's defeat in World War 2. The Emperor followed by other officer descends a set of stairs and leaves in his car after visit to grave of Emperor Taisho.
Training film for U.S. Navy titled 'Our Enemy - The Japanese'. U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Joseph S Grew states that Japan's logic is incomprehensible by Western standards and that they are 2000 years behind in ethical, social thinking. Wall charts in the background. Grew further talks about Japanese weapons. Hirohito's tomb in Hachioji. Emperor Hirohito on horseback followed by other Japanese officials on horseback. Japanese Army officials stand in formation. Troops lined up. Troops parade on streets. Japanese monks pass along road.