Highlights covering General Douglas MacArthur, from 1945 through 1950. The Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan. Several Japanese bowing towards the Palace. General Douglas MacArthur enters his headquarters in Japan. Emperor Hirohito walks between two U.S. sentries, as he leaves a building and enters his limousine. Japanese citizens form lines on streets to cast ballots in election.Several Japanese women voting. Exterior of the Japanese National Diet building. Interior with representatives seated. A farmer behind a cultivator, pulled by an ox, in a rice paddy. Japanese school children waving American flags, as MacArthur leaves his headquarters.MacArthur saluting at a military ceremony, where his wife, Jean MacArthur, and son Arthur are spectators. Explosions in hills, from American Patton tank shelling North Korean positions in Korean war. American soldiers firing a mortar;infantry advancing along sides of road; and American tank commander rendering first aid to wounded comrade. USAF C-47 transport aircraft ferrying American troops into korea, from Japan. American infantry marching across a bridge; firing mortars and rifles; and advancing on foot across fields. American troops on trucks followed by a Patton medium tank. MacArthur meeting troops on river boat; riding in a jeep; being briefed by U.S. officer in the field; examining a knocked out tank; and decorating U.S. troops in winter. Closeup of MacArthur in winter gear with his circle of five stars pined into a fur cap. Views of U.S. amphibious landing at Inchon. MacArthur watching from a ship offshore. Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea, reading message of appreciation to General MacArthur and shaking hands with him at the podium. U.S. President Harry S. Truman, pinning a medal on General MacArthur,on Wake Island, October, 1950.
A 1950 United States Naval Training Film about the 1942 Battle of Coral sea. Film titled 'The Battle of The Coral Sea'. Diagram shows the location of Coral Sea on the globe. Phase I of the battle from 1st to 4th May described. II Phase from 4th to 7th May explained. III Phase 7th to 11th May, of the battle that saw double action from both sides discussed. Animation shows the area captured by Japan after the battle. Japanese cut communication between United States and Australia. Japanese battleship at sea. Japanese troops in field. Doolittle raid on japan, U.S. plan described through animation. Bombing of Tokyo. Japanese Commander in Chief Admiral Yamamoto on ship. Location of Commandant 4th Fleet. Japanese Commander gives information about U.S. planes. He talks about plans and strategies of U.S. for war. Allied forces on Japanese land. United States submarines in Japan. Japanese plan of defense explained. Two invasion forces of Japan, Moresby and Tulagi described through animation. Allies counter attack Japanese targets. Allied TF 17 and TF 11 in Japanese province. Allied attack on Tulagi, Japanese counter attack.
View of the busy Tokyo city. Japanese parliament in session inside the Japanese parliament building. Prime Minister of Japan Yoshida Shigeru addresses the parliament. Bill is passed. Contrasts the progress of women with that of men in Japan. View of Japanese women work as traffic police officer, as telephone operators, as caretaker of family,voting and as an architect.1950.
Japanese foreign minister Mamoru Shigemitsu being released on parole in Tokyo, Japan. Japan's war time foreign minister being released on parole after completing four years of imprisonment out of seven years. Shigemitsu bids adieu to prison officers at the gates of Tokyo's war criminal penitentiary. He gets aboard a ship and sailors on the ship.
Japanese women wearing kimono talk in front of a Japanese building. Old Japanese ship in the ocean. Japanese men vote. A traditional Japanese woman cleans floor and over her a picture of a Japanese woman hangs from the wall. A gathering of traditional Japanese women wearing kimonos. A Japanese girl on a the ship in ocean.1950.
Wounded U.S. soldiers evacuated in Tokyo. Pilot signals to start the motors of the plane. Patients are brought into a special building at the Tokyo General Hospital and checked by Special Senvice girIs. Special Service girls take information from the soldiers for correspondents and patients. A doctor checks the tag of a patient.