French Marshal Joseph Joffre arrives in a long boat, at a dock in Yokohama, Japan. Steamships seen in the harbor, in the background. Japanese military officers await the arrival. Joffre, and his staff officers, are accompanied by a Japanese diplomat in a high hat, and Japanese military officers, as they walk along a pier. Two young Japanese girls present Joffre with bouquets of flowers. A train carrying Marshal Joffre and his staff and welcoming party arrives at the Tokyo railroad station, which is decorated with French and Japanese flags. Joffre is welcomed by an Honor Guard of the Empire and escorted across the platform toward the city, proper. Spectators line a platform on the other side of the tracks.
Map shows Tokyo and arrow moving toward Yokohama. View of harbor of Yokohama. Boats and steamers at harbor. Buildings and roads in downtown Yokohama with cars going by. Cargo is loaded in steamers at harbor. Steamers underway at sea.
Arrival of army wives in Yokohama, Japan. A banner on a ship at Yokohama Harbor reads "Welcome to Japan". Army officers and men of the American Occupation Forces await the arrival of their wives. Women disembark from the ship. They meet their husbands. United States Army General Robert Lawrence Eichelberger greets his wife.
Celebrating anniversary of Yokohama port , which opened in 1859. Japanese women seated in traditional dress. Celebration Parade down Isezaki Street, in Yokohama. Dragon floats dance. Cultural dance of Japan. U.S. Army participates in celebration. Japanese children enjoy the parade. Japanese police men control the throng. Japanese children watch the various floats. Sergeant Stuart speaks about friendship of United States with Japan.
Technical experts inspect crab. Exterior of factory of Three Diamond Brand. Labeling and Repacking: Japanese workers lacquer and label the tin cans of crab in a factory. Experts inspect the tins. Sign board of 'Fancy Crab Meat, New York'. Four different grades of Japanese Canned Crab Association, Yokohama for export: Fancy (Red), Choice (Indigo), Fair (Blue), and Passed A (purple). Logo of Three Diamond on cargo. Workers bring the cargo for shipping. Cargo boats are loaded and taken to Yokohama. Supervisors inspect the cargo. Steamer Olympia Maru loaded. Flag of Three Diamond Brand at steamer.
The film 'The Big Picture' depicts the role of women in the U.S. Army in Korea. An Army nurse removes a dressing from sterilizer, with tongs, and gives it to surgeon, during operation. A team of doctors perform surgery. Physician works on soldiers.
The leg of the soldiers dipped in a water tub. Nurse wipes the legs of soldier using a towel. A nurse teaches physical therapy exercises to recovering soldiers. Nurses treat soldiers in a medical van. Women work in the communication department. Woman works on typewriter. Yokohama, Japan: A quonset hut reads 'WAC Detachment Yokohama command 8064th army unit'. U.S. army women come out of the building. The local women stand. Woman arranges paper on a table. The Eiffel tower. Women work in office. Women eat on snow. A woman with a soldier as she examines a gun. A nurse helps an injured soldier. U.S. Army General Matthew Bunker Ridgway states that he is proud to have women in the army and needs many more to contribute. Captain Carl Zimmerman concludes the program.