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Japanese aggression in china during 2nd Sino-Japanese war and various world events leading to Japanese attack on U.S. at Pearl Harbor, 7 December, 1941, and fall of Corregidor, 6 May, 1942

A summary report purporting to reflect phases of Japanese so-called "Tanaka Plan" beginning with Conquest of Manchuria, followed by Conquest of China; establishment of bases in South Pacific; and Conquest of the United States. Animated map shows pressure by German forces in offensive against Soviet Union and illustrates German air war against Britain. Scenes of bombing destruction in Britain, including overturned double-decker bus in ruins of buildings. A Nelson Class British battleship viewed from dead ahead. She is followed by the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, DC. American newspaper headline reads:"Navy Bill Passes House." and "Huge Sum Voted for Two Ocean Navy." A line of U.S. Navy battleships underway, led by the USS Mississippi (BB-41). A field full of U.S. M3 Lee tanks moving in formation, as they are overflown by several Douglas B-18 bombers. Assembled Japanese leaders in a forum. Japanese Naval officers in a planning conference. Closeup shows Admirals Shigeyoshi Inoue and Raizō Tanaka pointing at a chart and conversing as other officers look on. Next, bomb bursts and black smoke rises as the attack on Pearl Harbor is underway. The USS West Virginia, USS Tennessee, and the USS Arizona, burning on Battleship row, during the attack. Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek with staff officers walks to a waiting car. Forces allied with China, including American troops marching; British troops marching; and Dutch Colonial troops marching (in Batavia, the Capital of the Dutch East Indies). Japanese troops continuing their conquest of China, firing a field piece, and infantry charging. Newspapers announce Japanese advances into Malay Peninsula and Hong Kong. Others cite fall of Singapore fortress and of Corregidor (6 May, 1942). Animated map shows Japanese occupation encompassing Indo-china, Thailand,and Burma (with loss of the Burma road) all of which compounded China's war efforts.

Date: 1942, May 6
Duration: 2 min 19 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Newsreel 'Turks battle Hopper Army'

A view of mountains. A farmer seen in the fields checking the fruits. A grasshopper seen. Farmers and fruit growers of fertile Snake River Valley have imported thousands of turkeys to do a battle against a devouring grasshopper horde. A huge number of turkeys seen in the field. (World War II period).

Date: 1942, July 22
Duration: 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
War Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York City includes many floats, including from USSR, Belgium,Norway, and South America .

War Parade on Fifth Avenue, in New York City, United States. Soldier, in pith helmet, walks with a young boy in uniform.A float with beauty queens from South and Central American countries. A dinosaur-dragon float, representing the Axis powers. A float portraying the devastation and suffering at Bataan and Corregidor. A float showing George Washington rolling up his sleeves, and lined all around with soldiers, sailors,Marines, air raid wardens, and the like. An open car, surrounded by motorcycle policemen, carrying Parade Grand Marshal, Lieutenant General Hugh A. Drum, and a New York City official. A float of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, depicting Stalin on a white horse, and a sign saying: "Victory in 1942." A float with Soldiers,Sailors, Marines, American flags, and pretty women, with sign reading: " Sign Your War Bond Pledge June 14-24." United States flags fly on the buildings. A contingent of Norwegian Air Force, followed by Norwegian sailors and a large float of a ship, with sign reading: "Norway's Seamen, Norway's Front Line Soldiers, 3rd Largest Fleet in United Nations." A float of Belgium. Contingent of Greeks, led by one dressed as ancient Athenian warrior, followed by group carrying a small replica of the Parthenon.They are followed by Greek women in traditional costumes of Amalia and men in traditional uniforms of Evzone. A huge crowd gathered on the sidewalk. Marchers carry placards 'Destroy Hitlerism'.

Date: 1942, June 13
Duration: 2 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Role of American women in the military; WACS, nurses, and other military roles for women in World War 1 and World War 2

The role of women in the armed forces in the United States. A U.S. Army sniper fires a 1903 Springfield rifle on the Korean front during the Korean War. A woman in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) inspecting such a rifle in the U.S. Several Patton Tanks moving up a hilly road in Korean War. A WAC testing the turret of a Patton tank. U.S. Army women at desks as they work with Army men in an office. Picture depicts Molly Pitcher, wife of a fallen U.S. Revolutionary War artilleryman. Depiction of George Washington at desk. Depiction of Clara Barton, an American nurse with a wounded soldier. Reenactment of Clara Barton working with another women. A man holds the flag of the American red cross. Actual footage of a Wright Brothers aircraft in flight. Women in long dresses pushing an early model of car. A group of American soldiers in World War I running on a battlefield.. U.S. Army troops wearing gas masks and firing rifles from trench in World War I. American women war production workers assembling belts of machine gun bullets during World War I in a munitions factory in the United States. A nurse tending a wounded soldier. A woman nurse helping place a wounded soldiers into an ambulance in Europe, in World War I. Nurses in an operating theater in a hospital during World War I. Women march in victory parade at end of World War I. Women's suffrage demonstration by suffragettes in front of the White House and then women and men entering a polling place to vote around time of of 19th amendment giving women the right to vote in 1920. Aviatrix Amelia Earhart climbing down from an airplane. Swimmer Gertrude Ederle on an award stand. U.S. Navy Vought SB2U-2 planes in flight as they drop bombs. Scene of Pearl Harbor attack by Japanese during World War 2. Army nurses look out from deck of ship in World War II. Soldiers fire artillery. View of mountains and scenes of combat on islands in the Pacific during WWII. General Mark Clark awards nurse Silver Star medal. Repatriated Army nurses, who were prisoners, are loaded onto an aircraft by means of a fork lift. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs legislation establishing the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Secretary of State George Marshall and others witness the signing. Depiction of Godess Athena. Women volunteering for WAAC move in a line carrying bags. American women in military uniform marching. WAAC volunteers being processed. Women receive physical exams and receive inoculations. WAAC personnel being trained: working on X rays, in medical pharmacy laboratories, food service, and radio work. Women on board warships in World War 2.

Date: 1945
Duration: 5 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Pacific War Council and British and American General staffs meet at the White House in Second Washington Conference in World War II

Allies of the Pacific War Council met at the White House on June 25, 1942 Pictured with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (both seated) and Canadian Prime Minister, Mackenzie King, standing immediately behind and between them. Others, standing behind are: Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eelco N. van Kleffens, Australian representative, Stanley Melbourne Bruce. The tall man behind Prime Minster King, is British Vicount Halifax (Edward Wood). To his left is Chinese Foreign Minister T.V. Soong, and Manuel L. Quezon, President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. The last person standing at the right, is Walter Nash, New Zealand's minister to the United States. Scene shifts to military leaders of the combined British and American General Staffs, meeting in the so-called Second Washington Conference (Code named Argonaut). Closeup of U.S. Army Chief of Staff, General George S. Marshall, conversing with lieutenant General Henry H (Hap) Arnold, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces. Another closeup shows U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Ernest King, conversing with Admiral William D. Leahy, personal Chief of Staff to President Roosevelt. Glimpse of British Military General Staff members.

Date: 1942, June
Duration: 26 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and delegates from 26 nations sign a mutual aid pact in Washington DC during World war II.

A film about the activities in Washington DC during World War II. On 2nd January 1942 the President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt with delegates from 26 nations sign a mutual aid pact in the White House. View of the contents of the pact and the signed pact.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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