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Contrast between Chinese and Japanese national aspirations before Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II

Film reviews China's 4 thousand years of history. Bucolic China scene of mountains, woods, and a farmer plowing with oxen. A mass of Chinese people tightly packed together as they walk along a narrow alleyway in a town. Fleeting glimpses of two Chinese soldiers; a child; a woman; a woman and child; and numerous other Chinese people in a montage splayed across a background of moving crowds. An open book of Chinese characters. Mariners compass superimposed on an moving image of oceanliner. Views of several large scale astralobes and world globes. A Chinese worker placing porcelainware in an oven for glazing. A man spooning gunpowder into a dish, followed by glimpse of a Chinese firework igniting. Chinese paper Dragon and street celebrations. A book entitled: "Analects of Confucius," in which, on page 105, is found the admonition: "What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others." Ancient statues of two men and of two riderless horses behind them. Tall Chinese pagodas. Chinese artillery field pieces firing. Chinese troops advancing in several situations during conflict with Japan. Map of china and illustration of Japanese Samuri warrior emblazoned across it. A book entitled: "The Tanaka Memorial,(Japan's Dream of World Empire)." A Still photograph of Japanese Foreign Minister Baron Tanaka Giichi in military uniform, with other Japanese officers. Excerpts shown, ostensibly from this book. Emperor Hirohito is seen with Baron Tanaka, and other officers, all in military uniforms, in front of a tent, circa 1928. Automated map ostensibly illustrates the elements of a Japanese plan of conquest, starting with Manchuria for raw materials; the absorption of China for manpower; followed by a sweep South for riches of the Indies and Australia; and lastly a sweep Eastward to crush the United States. More views of crowds of Chinese people are followed by an. animated map illustrating early World War 2 events, including Nazi Operation Barbarosa against Russia, approved by Hitler in 1940, and the Nazi occupations of Denmark, Norway, and other European countries. (Note: Actual existence of the so-called "Tanaka Memorial Imperialist Conquest Plan" is a subject of debate among historians.)

Date: 1940
Duration: 3 min 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Platinum is mined and mixed with silver and gold to produce alloy, Russia.

Describes raw materials used in telephone manufacturing. The map shows a location of Russia. Platinum mined in the dredges of Ural Mountain streams. Hand examines crushed platinum ore in a bowl. Mixture of silver, gold and platinum is melted and poured into mold. The resultant alloy bar is placed between samples of gold, silver and platinum on a table. Animation shows use of the alloy in a telephone instrument.

Date: 1928
Duration: 1 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Eisfeld-Valier rocket propulsion system tests using simple chassis with steel wheels running on narrow gauge railroad.

July 17, 1928, Friedrichshohe, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. Trial run of an Eisfeld-Valier propulsion system on a simple rail car (chassis mounted on steel wheels) running on the Harz Narrow Gauge Railway ,in central Germany. A man fits rocket boosters in the chassis. A flag marks the start point. The car leaves the start point and attains speed of over 100 Km per hour. Spectators stand near the track. July 25, 1928. Another trial run of the rocket-propelled rail car. Men near Eisfeld-Valier-Rak-1propelled rail car on tracks. Men fit rocket boosters in the car. The boosters are ignited. The car attains a speed of 180 Km per hour. July 26, 1928. Official speed run of the Eisfeld-Valier-Rak 1rail car at Stiege, Germany. On this third run, the car reached 180 km / hr but continues its strong acceleration, causing it to derail and fly off the track at a speed estimated to be 300 Km per hour.

Date: 1928, July 17
Duration: 2 min 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Czar Nicholas II reviews his soldiers and Alexander Kerensky and then Bolsheviks come to power in Russia, during World War I.

Czar Nicholas II out of power in Russia and the Bolsheviks gain power after the October Revolution (Russian Revolution). Romanav dynasty Emperor Nicholas II with his family including son Alexis and his four daughters and his wife at his palace in Moscow. Czar Nicholas II and his courtiers review troops of Russian Cossack soldiers at his palace for the last time. Czar's Russian soldiers march across frozen and snow-covered battlefields. Wounded Russian soldiers return to their villages from World War 1. Soldiers see the starving Russian citizens and begin to mutiny and the front and stop fighting. View of Alexander Kerensky with a crowd after he comes to power in Russia in February 1917 revolution and soon after the Bolsheviks gain rule of Russia in October Revolution. Parade of people and soldiers with pro Bolshevik signs and banners during the revolution. Russian soldiers of the Red Army parade with Commander Leon Trotsky at Red Square in Moscow. A famine strikes Russia and people struggel during the famine. View of snow covered streets and Russian citizens struggling with famine. Young children and orphans are fed at group tables assembled outside on a snowy plaza. Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin seen at his desk in his office in the Kremlin, talking. View of Lenin's wife, Nadezhda Krupskaya, taking notes.

Date: 1917
Duration: 3 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Various intense fights between Nazi forces and the Red Army of Russia during World War II.

Battles fought by Soviet Russians fighting military raids from other nations. Map shows the Nazi attack on Russia from five different directions. Nazi armored division and motorcycles march in Russia. Various cities of Russia under Nazi invasions. German infantrymen and tanks march for Moscow. Hitler's announces Russian annihilation. Destroyed factories and plants, cannons and cities by Nazis. Depressed and injured Russian soldiers retreat. Nazi generals plan strategy to destroy enemy in various nations. Animated demonstration of strategies of Germany and Russia. Russian soldiers march. Fierce battles on streets of various Russian cities. Dead bodies of German soldiers and their tanks destroyed. People of all ages, men and women mobilized.

Date: 1943
Duration: 8 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
German attempts to conquer Russia fails

German attempts to conquer Russia fails. Animated maps show German advance in Russia. German Army invades Russia. Maps analyze Russian war strategy. A newspaper headline in the Chicago Daily News reads 'Nazis claim knock-out victory'. Adolf Hitler makes a victory speech. Fire and explosions. German tanks carry soldiers on streets. Intense Street fight in Sevastopol. Cities destroyed in Russia. Russian civilians gather on the streets.

Date: 1941
Duration: 7 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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