Signing of the Treaty of San Francisco by the Allied Powers and Japan, September 8, 1951 in San Francisco, California. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk is seen shaking hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Okazaki Katsuo, in 1952. American troops remaining in Japan engage in training for Defense. They practice assaults from small boats, charge overland, simulate fighting in empty industrial sites. Flag of Japan being raised while Japanese Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida and officials stand at attention and American officers
salute. American troops in formation salute. Japanese troops march in parade.
A United States Navy documentary about U.S. soldiers during the Korean War. A U.S. Army officer gets off a car and is greeted by an officer. He walks inside a building in Tokyo, Japan. Soldiers at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. A board reads 'Commander in Chief Pacific and United States Pacific Fleet'. The Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Command Admiral Arthur William Radford sits at a desk in his office. Commander Naval Forces, Far East, Vice Admiral Charles Turner Joy directs commander of 7th Fleet, Commander Carrier Division 15, Commander of Fleet Marine Air Wing to move forward. A board reads 'Far East Navy Forces'. Different boards read '315th Air Division Combat Cargo', '5th Bomber Command' and '5th Air Force'. U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Edward C. Ewen observes rough sea from a ship. A naval officer looks through binoculars. Water splashes on the deck of the ship.
U.S. Army Generals arrive in Tokyo, Japan. U.S. Army Major General Wright leaves plane and is greeted by U.S. Army Major General Alonzo P. Fox. General Wright talks to General Fox. Other officers also arrive. Wright talks to other officers. U.S. Army Major General William O. Reeder with U.S. Army Brigadier General George I. Back. Officers and Wright. Eddie Eagan and Bob Hall, Director of Athletics, Yale University as they step down from a plane and being greeted by Brig General White at Haneda Airport. Eagan and Hall being being greeted. Eagan, Hall and Brig General Edward H. White.
U.S. Army Generals arrive in Tokyo, Japan. U.S. Army General Back with Col Hammond. Woman with them is Mrs Back. Mrs. Black holds a lighted cigarette. General Back speaks to two women. He says goodbye and leaves. The General smokes a cigarette and gets into a car. Japanese outside the car speak to the General. 71st Signal Service Battalion assembles on the parade ground. General addresses the troops. Troops parade past review stand. Women dependents and several men in a stand. Officers to be decorated march forward. Col Hammond. General Back decorate soldiers.
Generals arrive in Tokyo, Japan. General George I. Back gets out of a car. He walks to review line and salutes. Next to him is Major Richard B. Windsor. Troops parade past him. Cars drive past.
Bombings in Tokyo, Japan during World War II. A bomb truck backs up to a United States Army Air Force ( USAAF ) B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber at an airfield on Saipan, Mariana Islands during the preparations for Tokyo bombing. A soldier writes 'Only the Beginning' on a bomb. The soldier wheeling a bomb cart to the underside of the aircraft. An airman on the top of the aircraft. A Commandant briefing the members of the 21st Bombing Command. Mission leader United States Air Force Brigadier General Emmett O'Donnell and Commanding General of 21st Bombing Command Brigadier General Haywood Hansell, Jr., look at a document and discuss on the airfield. USAAF pilot Robert Morgan, who piloted B-29 Dauntless Dotty, with another crew member. The men beside the B-29 Dauntless Dotty which would lead the team. B-29s lined up on a runway. B-29 Dauntless Dotty takes off. Several men on the airfield watch. A man beside a camera mounted on a tripod takes pictures. The B-29s take off one after the other. They head towards Tokyo. A map shows the flight path from Saipan island to Tokyo, Japan over the Pacific Ocean. Aerial view of Tokyo. The B-29s drop bombs over target areas. Explosions occur in the bombed areas. The B-29s drop more bombs over industrial targets. Explosions occur. The B-29s head back to Saipan after the bombardment. U.S. Army tents in Saipan. Japanese aircraft drop bombs over an airfield in Saipan. Thick clouds of smoke rise from the bombed areas. Wrecked B-29s in view. Flames and smoke rising from the bombed areas. Wreckage of the Japanese aircraft shot down in the raid. Men extinguishing fire. A B-29 taking off from the airfield.