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The Philippines gains independence from the United States on July 4, 1946

The Philippines are established as an independent nation. Crowds of Filipinos gathered at Rizal Park (Luneta Park) in Manila on the July 4, 1946. View of Independence Grandstand (a temporary structure built in front of the Rizal Monument) with American flag and Philippine flags on tall flag poles.. View looking down on General Douglas MacArthur at a podium, speaking into microphones. Camera pans over various segments of the audience. A map shows the Philippine Islands in context of its neighbors in the Pacific Ocean. Camera pans closeup across faces of many Filipinos gathered at the independence event. View of the Jones Bridge over the Pasig River in downtown Manila. Heacock’s Department Store on the Escolta.The Legislative Building. (later the National Museum of the Philippines). Ocean going ships in a harbor. Cargo being offloaded from a ship onto smaller boat. An industrial complex with eight tall smoke stacks emitting smoke. Steel and petroleum plants. Filipino workers in an assembly plant. The Legislative building with people coming and going. Air raid sirens sounding and people running in streets of Manila at onset of Japanese invasion of the Philippines in December, 1941, at start of World War 2, in the Pacific.People running across the Jones Bridge, seeking shelter. Others boarding a bus. Smoke rising from Japanese bombing. Glimpse of Japaese tanks entering Manila. Japanese infantry climbing a hill. Bodies of persons killed during the Japanese invasion. Glimpse of Japanese troops occupying Corregidor. U.S. General Wainright negotiating the surrender of Corrigidor with Japanese General Homma. View of an American warship firing during the U.S. campaign to defeat the Japanese on islands in the Pacific. An American landing ship carrying U.S. troops who storm ashore. General Douglas MacArthur striding ashore with a retinue of officers, at Leyte, Philippines, on October 20, 1944. as he keeps his promise to return to the Philippines. Views, back again, to MacArthur speaking at the Independence Day ceremony in Manila on July 4, 1946. Also seen at the ceremony are: U.S.Senator Millard Tydings, (co-sponsor of the 1934 Tydings–McDuffie Act, which provided independence to the Philippines after a 10-year transition under a limited autonomy), and Paul V. McNutt, U.S. High Commissioner of the Philippines, who read President Truman's proclamation of Philippine Independence to the assembly. Camera pans over the gathering which includes many U.S. Service personnel in uniform. The oath of office is administered to the elected President of the Philippines, Manuel Roxas. At the conclusion, the American flag is lowered by Paul McNutt, as President Roxas raises that of the Republic of the Philippines. A celebratory parade in Manila includes a float with signs reading: "Let's Produce and Rebuild," among other things. Other floats represent "Mountain Province," and "The City of Manila," "The University of the Philippines," and "The Division of City Schools." One float, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, contains a huge replica machine gear, and models of an aircraft and a ship. It's message is about turning the gear that helps make the nation great. American and Filipino soldiers march, carrying their respective national flags. A white-helmeted military band plays for the marchers. Final scene shows large loose formation of military aircraft in flight very high above the Independence Grandstand, at Rizal Park.

Date: 1946
Duration: 5 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Activity on Japanese submarine before it departs for a mission during World War 2.

Japanese Navy sailors get instructions from Captain on deck of Japanese submarine . The Skipper gives directions on a map. Group of officers drinking Sake on the deck of submarine. Sailor blows a bugle before departure. Cables released from the bits. Japanese Sailors salute and wave as the submarine departs for a mission in World War II.

Date: 1946, April 12
Duration: 3 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Japanese
 
 
Underwater explosion occurs during atomic bomb test "Baker" at Bikini Atoll, Micronesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

Atomic bomb test "Baker" at Bikini Atoll, Micronesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean during Operation Crossroads in July 1946. Aerial view of ships at anchor, grouped in a small area. Broken clouds in sky. Underwater explosion of bomb "Helen of Bikini", shot Baker, occurs as it throws a shock wave. It forms a huge round white cloud, grey smoke curls up its center. Lower clouds around the area dissipates. Nuclear test mushroom cloud hangs over the ships. A large trunk of the bomb blast extends down into the water. Many ships surround the blast area.

Date: 1946, July 25
Duration: 3 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Lieutenant Tracy boards a Sikorsky S-51 U.S. Navy helicopter (HO3S-1A) on the deck of the USS Edisto (AG-89) in the Pacific Ocean

Excellent views of a U.S. Navy HO3S-1A helicopter. (This is the U.S. Navy version of the Sikorsky S-51, also known as an H-5). This particular helicopter is one of the first four Sikorsky S-51 helicopters ordered by the U.S. Navy in 1946 for use in Operation High Jump operations in Antarctica. The helicopter on the ship deck in the Pacific Ocean . U.S. Navy Lieutenant Tracy gets onto the helicopter. The helicopter takes off from the ship deck. The navy helicopter comes back in for a landing. Lieutenant Tracy gets off the helicopter and crew members secure it on the flight deck.

Date: 1947, November 22
Duration: 2 min 45 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Test Launch of Soviet Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Also aerial view of detonation of nuclear device in ocean.

Test launchings of R-16 intercontinental ballistic missiles from their underground silos. (Missiles are also designated by NATO code name SS-7 "Saddler" or as Soviet GRAU-8k64). Next scene shows detonation of a atomic bomb or nuclear device in water with ships surrounding the blast area. (Possibly from U.S. nuclear test in Operation Crossroads in 1946)

Date: 1969
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
John H Glenn Jr in the Mercury-Atlas 6 capsule and operators in mercury tracking station in the United States.

The orbital flight of Friendship 7 during project Mercury-Atlas 6 carrying John Herschel Glenn Jr from the United States. Operators in a communication room. Operators speak over a microphone. Operators check weather reports. Operators at controls. John Herschel Glenn Jr wearing a pressure suit in the Mercury-Atlas 6. Camels loaded walk past a tower. Screen shows the path of the Mercury-Atlas 6. John Herschel Glenn Jr inside the Mercury-Atlas 6. Indian ocean as recorded by Mercury-Atlas 6. A ship in the Indian ocean. A communication tower. Operators in control room. A chart shows frequency variations. Control towers at night. Mercury tracking of the path of spacecraft.

Date: 1962, February 20
Duration: 4 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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