Volcanic eruption and creation of island of Japan. Glimpse of map of Japan. Gardens and rivers. Two men demonstrate samurai sword techniques. Japanese soldiers advance through smoke carrying rising sun flag. Chinese suffering under Japanese military occupation. Two executed with rifles. Japanese soldiers waving weapons and red ball flags. A DC-3 aircraft flying over a Japanese Pagoda. Vies of Old Japan. Farmers at work. One manually turning a water pump with his feet. A man using a pole to propel a boat. Modern methods adopted in Japan for terraced farming. Japanese building railroads. Japanese modern locomotive on South Manchurian Railway. in 1934. A Japanese twin engine bomber taking off. The Japanese ocean liner, Asama Maru, in the 1930s. Glimpse of numerous ships in Tokyo harbor. Western style architecture in modern Tokyo buildings. Neon lights on the Grand Palace Hotel and other establishments in Tokyo. Industrial smoke stacks. Women at work in a silk factory. Finished product stamped "Made in Japan."Steel ingots being made in a Japanese steel mill using scrap iron imported from the U.S.A. Chinese victims of 2nd Sino-Japanese War. Japanese troops on parade. Fallen American Marines on shore of Tarawa Atoll in the Pacific in World War 2. Japanese high ranking officers reviewing troops on parade. Japanese warships underway. Troops parading beneath the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. American B-25 bombers on flight deck of the USS Hornet, headed to bomb Tokyo.A crew of Doolittle's Raiders standing by their plane. B-25 taking off from the Hornet. Formation of B-25s in flight. View from bomber of smoke rising from bombing of Tokyo below. Brigadier General Jimmie Doolittle pledging to repeat bombing of Tokyo. Supply train entering a Boeing Company defense plant. Workers being scrutinized as they enter the facility and punching in at a time clock. Poster in the plant picturing a B-29 bomber on a message in German describing it as an instrument for a "Destruction Battle against the Luftwaffe." Bold letters, above, in English read: "They're Promised-Let's Deliver 'em!" And, below, the words: "B-29, Super Bombers." Slabs of aluminum sheets fill a factory room. Overhead traveling cranes move them. Workers use heat and brakes to shape the aluminum sheets. Multiple views of the aluminum being machined and stamped to specifications. Wings being fabricated. Relatively unskilled labor using jigs to perform the work. Woman operating an overhead crane moving a wing in the plant. Views of plane parts moving across the ceiling via cranes. Women driving rivets into wings. Men and women employees working inside fuel fuel compartments of wings. A floor full of engine nacelles. A floor full of 2200 HP radial engines. A skeleton nose section being fabricated. Midsections and bomb bays being assembled. Workers crawling through the airframe during assembly. A woman working on a connecting tunnel. Sub-assemblies made by contractors arriving at the plant. More views of Boeing employees including young, old, men, and women, at work in the plant.
Film titled 'We The Japanese People', about Japan and Japanese prisoners of war returning home. Sun rises. Water dashes against rocks at the Japanese coast. Mount Fujiyama. Japanese POW (Prisoners of War) aboard ship. They sit and stand on ship at the Pacific shore. They shout and wave to people on the shore. POW disembark and walk with luggages. They sit on train and wave from windows. Crowd on a road of Tokyo. People at cross roads. Scene from rural Japan. Snow at mountains and land. People cross bridge over stream. Hut besides stream. Flowers bloom over Cherry trees. Small islands in sea. Ship underway at sea. Light house besides the sea. Boats at shore line. City in the background.
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.
Corntones Blood Donation Show at AFRS (Armed Forces Radio Service) Radio Studio in Tokyo, Japan. Lieutenant Bill Glaza reads from a paper and introduces the Corn Tones. The Corntones play music and sing a song. Bill Glaza speaks into a microphone and the band leader Lieutenant Dickinson introduces his group.
Corn Tones Blood Donation Show at AFRS (Armed Forces Radio Service) Radio Studio in Tokyo, Japan. The Corn Tones play music and sing a song. Members of the Corn Tones who are the Signal Corps Officers introduce themselves. They play their own song called 'Heartbreak Ridge'. The song is about a wounded man who is spotted by the medics on the Heartbreak Ridge, brought in and given a transfusion that saves his life. Lieutenant Bill Glaza signs off stating that this show commemorates National Blood Donor Campaign. He makes a final appeal for blood donation.
Corn Tones Blood Donation Show at AFRS (Armed Forces Radio Service) Radio Studio in Tokyo, Japan. The Corn Tones play music and sing a song. Members of the Corn Tones who are the Signal Corps play their own song called 'Heartbreak Ridge'. The song is about a wounded man who is spotted by the medics on Heartbreak Ridge, brought in and given a transfusion that saves his life. Lieutenant Bill Glaza signs off stating that this show commemorates National Blood Donor Campaign. He makes a final appeal for blood donation.