Allied forces in Japan after atomic explosion during World War II. The Cameron Highlanders and the color guard of honor consisting of King's Colors and Regimental Colors flag, march on the streets of little town Hiro. A Japanese woman in Kimono and her young son watch parading troops of the Highlanders. They watch with interest as the troops pass the reviewing stands. The Highlanders receive the colors. Bagpipe band of the Highlanders marches on streets.
Six year old Prince Hiro, grandson of Emperor Hirohito of Japan, goes to school in Tokyo, Japan. Children sit in the school's hall. The Prince sits in the front row. The mother (Michiko) and the father (Akihito) of the Prince sit behind the children's rows. Teachers of the school bow to greet the children. The children do the same. The parents of the Prince see him as he sits with other children.
Shows Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko adoring their infant Prince Hiro at their home in Japan. The infant in a baby cradle with his parents at his side
Citizens walk along the streets in Tokyo, Japan on New Year Day of 1946. Japanese women dressed in kimonos walk along a sidewalk. Japanese women and children walking along the streets.
U.S. Army soldiers at a baseball game in Yokohama Park Stadium, Japan, during postwar occupation following World War II. The stadium had been renamed and a sign on it reads "Lou Gehrig Stadium." U.S. soldiers enter the ball park to watch the baseball game. A crowd of American soldiers in the stands. Baseball game in progress. First Lieutenant Don Pinciotti, assigned to ASCOM-C 8th Army Headquarters, as Athletic Officer in charge of all Recreational Activities, for USA troops in and around the Yokahama area, is seen playing as catcher and manager of the 8th Army Chicks. Japanese bat boys sit near the dugout. (Note: Pinciotti returned to the United States in August 1946 to complete his studies at the University of Dayton, where he also played football and made All-Ohio and Catholic All-American in 1946. He graduated in June 1947. Prior to graduation, he signed a contract to play professional football with the Detroit Lions and after graduation, he signed a contract to play professional baseball with the Chicago White Sox.)
Operation Road's End. Japanese submarines being sunk after World War II. A U.S. Navy Martin PBM Mariner flying boat circles over several Imperial Japanese submarines as they are being scuttled and/or sunk by gunfire on April 1, 1946, off the Goto Islands, of Japan. Smoke drifts over the water from charges ignited aboard a sub. One of the submarines explodes raising a surge of water and huge black cloud. Clear view of a U.S. Baltimore class Cruiser with two scout planes aboard. Sailors watch from the U.S. Destroyer, USS Everett F. Larson (DD-830) as a submarine slips below the surface. Another submarine explodes and sinks. Gunfire from the Larson strikes another submarine. Smoke from the Larson's guns drifts in front of the camera. Closeup of the Larson's forward 5-inch guns, turned to starboard, firing.