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Views of Japan and its militarism from 1937 through 1943 . Construction of B-29 bombers in the United States

Volcanic eruption and creation of island of Japan. Glimpse of map of Japan. Gardens and rivers. Two men demonstrate samurai sword techniques. Japanese soldiers advance through smoke carrying rising sun flag. Chinese suffering under Japanese military occupation. Two executed with rifles. Japanese soldiers waving weapons and red ball flags. A DC-3 aircraft flying over a Japanese Pagoda. Vies of Old Japan. Farmers at work. One manually turning a water pump with his feet. A man using a pole to propel a boat. Modern methods adopted in Japan for terraced farming. Japanese building railroads. Japanese modern locomotive on South Manchurian Railway. in 1934. A Japanese twin engine bomber taking off. The Japanese ocean liner, Asama Maru, in the 1930s. Glimpse of numerous ships in Tokyo harbor. Western style architecture in modern Tokyo buildings. Neon lights on the Grand Palace Hotel and other establishments in Tokyo. Industrial smoke stacks. Women at work in a silk factory. Finished product stamped "Made in Japan."Steel ingots being made in a Japanese steel mill using scrap iron imported from the U.S.A. Chinese victims of 2nd Sino-Japanese War. Japanese troops on parade. Fallen American Marines on shore of Tarawa Atoll in the Pacific in World War 2. Japanese high ranking officers reviewing troops on parade. Japanese warships underway. Troops parading beneath the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. American B-25 bombers on flight deck of the USS Hornet, headed to bomb Tokyo.A crew of Doolittle's Raiders standing by their plane. B-25 taking off from the Hornet. Formation of B-25s in flight. View from bomber of smoke rising from bombing of Tokyo below. Brigadier General Jimmie Doolittle pledging to repeat bombing of Tokyo. Supply train entering a Boeing Company defense plant. Workers being scrutinized as they enter the facility and punching in at a time clock. Poster in the plant picturing a B-29 bomber on a message in German describing it as an instrument for a "Destruction Battle against the Luftwaffe." Bold letters, above, in English read: "They're Promised-Let's Deliver 'em!" And, below, the words: "B-29, Super Bombers." Slabs of aluminum sheets fill a factory room. Overhead traveling cranes move them. Workers use heat and brakes to shape the aluminum sheets. Multiple views of the aluminum being machined and stamped to specifications. Wings being fabricated. Relatively unskilled labor using jigs to perform the work. Woman operating an overhead crane moving a wing in the plant. Views of plane parts moving across the ceiling via cranes. Women driving rivets into wings. Men and women employees working inside fuel fuel compartments of wings. A floor full of engine nacelles. A floor full of 2200 HP radial engines. A skeleton nose section being fabricated. Midsections and bomb bays being assembled. Workers crawling through the airframe during assembly. A woman working on a connecting tunnel. Sub-assemblies made by contractors arriving at the plant. More views of Boeing employees including young, old, men, and women, at work in the plant.

Date: 1944
Duration: 11 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Training and working of 725th Railroad Battalion personnel at Camp Claiborne in Louisiana, United States.

A film titled 'Army railroad' about the training of 725th Railroad Operating Battalion personnel at Camp Claiborne in Louisiana. Soldiers march past a sign that reads '725th Rail Road Operating Battalion' RR battalion personnel work on locomotives. Personnel build a rail road train. A man puts a railroad wheel on fire. Activities of the 725th RR Battalion in Africa during World War II as men work on locomotives and rolling stock. A personnel writes on a board. Personnel board the train and it gets underway. 725th RR Operating Battalion personnel being imparted training in various skills including telegraph. Personnel being imparted practical training near a rail road engine. Orders to prepare a train being given and dispatched. Yard master delivers the order to a Yard Foreman. Caboose being picked up to prepare a trail. Yard engine being detached and train rolls out. Engine being attached to the train. Conductor checks his watch with the master clock and signs the outgoing train register. Engineer receives the order. A rear lamp being hanged aboard the train. Men get aboard the railroad train and it leaves.

Date: 1943
Duration: 6 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
725th Railroad Battalion personnel repair a train after an air attack at Camp Claiborne in Louisiana, United States.

A film about training of 725th Railroad Operating Battalion personnel at Camp Claiborne in Louisiana. A train on the roll. Officers at a desk as they plan for a mock attack on a railroad train to impart practical training to 725th Railroad Operating Battalion personnel. Security guards aboard the train as they fire at attacking airplanes. Air attack causes damage to railroad track. Personnel inspect the damaged track. Caboose being informed about the damage. Security guards move to vantage points to provide a protection cover during repairing work. A signal man goes up a pole to make connection to an open telephone line. He makes a call to a dispatcher and the First Sergeant. The First Sergeant blows a whistle and repair parties load onto trucks. Others load onto railroad motor cars. A sign reads '725th Ry. Opn. Bn.'. The repair parties in trucks arrive at the site of the attack and equipment being unloaded. Broken tyres being removed. Another repair crew arrives. Rails being put in place and angle bar being used to tighten the bolts. A train rolls on the tracks. Guards on duty aboard the train. (World War II period).

Date: 1943
Duration: 5 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States Army Air Forces training, in 1943. Student pilots marching

United States Army Air Forces student pilots wearing flight suits, helmets and goggles, march at an airbase in United States. A car in the background. A hangar filled with Link trainers for instrument flying training. A student pilot demonstrates the Link trainer, with the cover open. AT-6 aircraft taking off. Beech AT-10 aircraft in formation. AT-6 aircraft in formation.

Date: 1943
Duration: 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Famous astrologer, Belle Bart reveals her predictions for the year 1936 in New York, United States.

Belle Bart, famous astrologer at desk in her office, New York, USA. She speaks on her predictions for the Year 1936. She reminds viewers of her predictions for the year 1935. She says that the period of prosperity will extend from 1936-1943. She further says that although war is imminent in the far East, and that some nations will become eclipsed during this period, the general trend through 1943 will be "happiness and prosperity for all."

Date: 1936, January 3
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People gather to greet United States 3rd Infantry Division in New Orleans, Louisiana after they return from the Korean War.

October 29, 1954, General Maxwell B. Taylor, Commander of the U.S. 8th Army, in Korea, escorts a South Korean diplomat up the stairs to a reviewing stand. A color guard is seen and then a view of the Korean representative, General Taylor, and Major General Charles D.W. Canham, Commander of the Third U.S. Infantry Division, saluting as soldiers of the 3rd Division begin marching in review. Camera focuses on the seated Army band, playing for the marchers. Soldiers of the 3rd Division are seen passing behind the band, carrying their Duffel bags and other belongings on their way to board the U.S. Navy transport ship USS General M. B. Stewart (AP-140) which would take them home to the USA. The next scene shows 3rd Division soldiers leaving the the USS M.B. Stewart at New Orleans, Louisiana. A huge banner hangs on a port building welcoming the Division. American troops with massed flags stand with Audie Murphy, on a bunting covered porch to welcome the returning 3rd Division troops. An Army marching band plays as they parade across the dock. Several motorcycle policemen lead a parade or the returning troops along the streets of New Orleans. Scene shifts to Master Sergeant Queen at the filming location for the Army production, "The Big Picture." Audie Murphy is with him, and praises the Army's 3rd Infantry Division, noting that he had served as one of its soldiers.

Date: 1954, October 29
Duration: 2 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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