The Pacific Theater of World War II during the Year 1945. Atomic bomb explosion in Japan. USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay in September 1945 for the unconditional surrender of Japan. The ship packed with sailors. Mamoru Shigemitsu and General MacArthur sign the instrument of surrender aboard USS Missouri. Victims of Japanese atrocities in Manila. Corpses lying all along the roads. Men, women and children shot, after tying their hands behind. Refugees under miserable conditions. Japanese General Tojo in hospital after failed suicide attempt. Other Japanese Generals shown in jail cells while under trial (International Military Tribunal for the Far East), including Admiral Shigetaro Shimada, General Shigenori Kuroda, General Masaharu Homma, and Kingoro Hashimoto. Scene changes to Europe, and a Nazi concentration camp soon after its liberation by Allied forces. Corpses of tortured and murdered inmates and victims of Nazi atrocities.
Tokyo Bay beach installations, Tokyo. U.S. personnel aboard a ship. Beach installations on Tokyo Bay mountains. Shoreline on Tokyo Bay mountains. Bow of the USS San Diego (CL-53) underway.
Tokyo Bay beach installations, Tokyo. Two U.S. destroyers enter Tokyo Harbor. Mountains in background. Shoreline of Japan. Japanese installations on the beach. Shoreline and beach installations on Tokyo Bay mountains.
A Boeing-29 of the United States 11th Airborne division (a four engine heavy bomber propeller aircraft) flies over Tokyo bay. Various U.S. Navy ships in the bay present for occupation of Japan at end of World War II. United States Light Cruiser USS San Diego CL-53 among them.
Invasion fleet in Tokyo Bay at conclusion of World War 2. Aircraft in formation flight. United States convoy of ships underway in Tokyo Bay. Aerial views of the invasion fleet underway. Mount Fuji seen in background. The engine and cowling of a U.S. Navy dive bomber SB2C Helldiver aircraft while in flight. Aerial view of IOWA class Battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) in Tokyo Bay.