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The end of WWII and U.S. President Harry Truman's role in immediate postwar actions

Opening scene shows some German infantry surrendering with hands raised. Next scene shows people thronging Times Square in Manhattan, New York, celebrating VE Day ( May 8, 1945) when Germany surrendered to end World War II, in Europe. Image of the first atomic explosion (Trinity) on ‎July 16, 1945, in New Mexico, United States. Scene shifts to deck of the U.S. Battleship, USS Missouri, where Japanese foreign minister, Mamoru Shigemitsu, is seated and signing the instrument of surrender., on September 2, 1945. Closeup profile of General Douglas MacArthur. Another glimpse of Mamoru Shigemitsu signing. Next, MacArthur is seen signing the document. He turns and presents the pen to Lieutenant General Jonathan M. Wainwright , who is standing behind him alongside British Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival. Brief glimpse of the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center with flag appearing to be at half staff and a long awning extending from its entrance to the sidewalk. View of representatives at the first United Nations meeting there . Views of audience in auditorium shows many notables. Closeups of Soviet Ambassador, Andrey Gromyko and Soviet Foreign Minister, Vyacheslav Molotov.. Next, President Harry S. Truman is seen broadcasting a greeting to the delegates, from the Capitol, Washington, DC, on April 25, 1945. The delegates are seen listening to the broadcast and then applauding.

Date: 1945
Duration: 1 min 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Trinity test - the first ever Atomic bomb tested in Alamogordo New Mexico, United States.

Shows the first atomic bomb explosion in history, on July 16, 1945, resulting from the work of the Manhattan Project. Atomic bomb tested at an experimental station in New Mexico, United States. Bomb explodes and a mushroom cloud forms, seen from cameras 6 miles away. Smoke and fire emerges.

Date: 1945, July 16
Duration: 2 min 34 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Y-12 atomic production facility; Trinity Shot atomic text explosion in the United States; Truman speaks about atomic secrets.

Atomic bomb production and its use in the United States. Doctor Ernest O. Lawrence experiments with the cyclotron at the University of California, Berkeley. View of the exterior and interior of the cyclotron. An animated diagram shows the results of the splitting of the uranium atom. Diagram shows a nucleus, electrons and protons. Atomic structures of Helium, Lithium and Uranium. A diagram of the creation of barium and krypton, and the release of atomic energy. Aerial and ground views of Y-12 atomic energy testing, uranium enrichment, and manufacturing plant at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Workers walking on the grounds of the the plant. The Trinity Shot first atomic explosion is shown near Los Alamos, New Mexico on July 16, 1945. Flash of explosion and a cloud of smoke rises as seen from U.S. Army cameras 6 miles away. Two other views of the explosion are seen from other camera positions while narrator explains the effects. U.S. President Harry S. Truman speaks of the need to keep the secrets of the atomic bomb among the U.S., the U.K, and Canada, alone, until they find successful techniques to control the bomb and protect the world from total destruction. He indicates that he will work the the U.S. Congress in the effort and make the power a force for world peace. Truman asks that God guide the U.S. in how to use the technology in His ways and for His purposes.

Date: 1945
Duration: 4 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Allied bombing raids on Japanese cities and the atomic explosion at Hiroshima, in Pacific Theater of World War 2.

Air raids and battle in Japan in the Pacific Theater of World War II. A cemetery of United States military soldiers in the Japanese island of Okinawa. Memorial at the tombstone of Ernie Pyle built by the 77th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. General Doolittle, General Arnold and other officers during a discussion standing before planes at the 48th Air Force base. B-29 advances towards Tokyo. Dropping of a number of guided bombs towards their targets. Targets include Japanese airplane factories, shipping industry, military supply chains in the cities of Tokyo, Nagasaki, Nagoya, Okinawa and Yokohama of Japan. Explosion and smoke arises from bombed targets. On 05 August 1945, Enola Gay, a B-29 carries the atomic bomb and flies towards Hiroshima. Atomic explosion seen signifying the one in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, but narrator indicates the image seen is that of the first atomic explosion (the Trinity test) during on July 16, 1945 in New Mexico. Immense cloud of smoke and light. This atomic explosion, the first of two, was pivotal in compelling Japan to surrender unconditionally.

Date: 1945, August
Duration: 4 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Surrender of Japan, ending World War II

View of first atomic explosion (Trinity) on July 16, 1945, at New Mexico, United States. View of the battleship, USS Missouri, in Tokyo Bay, Japan, with entire ship's company on deck in dress whites, Japanese military high command and several formally dressed Japanese diplomats standing on the ship's deck. Brief closeup of General Douglas MacArthur. Japanese foreign minister, Mamoru Shigemitsu, bending to sign the instrument of surrender ending World War 2, on September 2, 1945. Supreme Commander, General Douglas MacArthur, seated, signing the document. Lieutenant General Jonathan M. Wainwright and British Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival stand behind MacArthur. General Hsu Yung-chang signs for China. View of sailors observing the historic moment from every possible place aboard the ship. Large numbers of aircraft flying over the ship. Scene shifts in flashback to Manila, Philippines, where dead bodies of civilians litter the streets in silent witness of Japanese wartime atrocities. Some have hands tied behind their backs. Views of destitute Filipino mothers and children wandering through the rubble. A sign identifies the 98th Evacuation Hospital. Inside, a doctor and a nurse stand over the bed of Japanese Prime Minister, Hideki Tōjō, who attempted suicide by pistol, when apprehended, but was taken for treatment and is seen resting in his bed. View of Japanese Adrmiral Shigetarō Shimada, Minister of the Navy, behind bars in prison. Also seen in prison are Japanese general of the Japanese Imperial Army and Governor-General of the Philippines, Shigenori Kuroda;. General Masaharu Homma; and militarist Colonel Kingoro Hashimoto. Scene shifts to bodies of numerous victims of German death camps. American Army medics attend to some survivors rescued from the camps.

Date: 1945, September 2
Duration: 2 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Secured factory buildings of Manhattan Project and views of the first atomic bomb test explosion in New Mexico, United States

A film titled 'Victory' about the first ever atomic bomb test in New Mexico, United States. Exteriors of some of the secure manufacturing and factory buildings that were part of the Manhattan Project production efforts. Military guards watch over the factory. View of the desert in New Mexico. Cactus in the desert. Views of the nighttime first atomic bomb test explosion in history, known as the Trinity test, seen from different distances and camera positions. Smoke cloud rises up from the first ever atomic bomb explosion.

Date: 1945, July 16
Duration: 2 min 27 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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