The bride schools in Yokosuka, Japan. Sailors and their Japanese girls enter chapel at Naval Base at Yokosuka for briefing before marriage. Chaplain talks at the two sailors and their girls. One sailor and two Japanese girls talk to Chaplain. Japanese girl talks to Chaplin as a sailor and a girl listens. Sailor and bride look at some books on table. Chaplain takes book from sailor and hands it to the girl. Girl takes the book and opens it. The book is a Japanese English version of new testament. One page of the book and other in Japanese. Girl turns pages of a book.
USS Lexington carrier celebrates its birthday at Yokosuka Harbor, Japan. A giant cake is cut by Mayor Humetsu of the harbor city aided by Lexus Captain A.S. Heyward. Traditional ceremonies are conducted. A tea ritual is performed. A woman serves to Captain Heyward and others. Sailors and officers have tea.
U.S. Marines in Yokosuka, Japan after World War II. U.S. Marines abroad a transport ship study the landing operations for Yokosuka Naval Base. Mountains in the background. A view of the shore of Japan. A ship underway in the background. A Landing Craft Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) loaded with marines hits a seaplane landing ramp at Yokosuka Naval Base. They get off from the LCVP and occupy the naval base. Hangars adjacent to Atsugi Airfield. Wreckage at the base. Wrecked Japanese aircraft. U.S. Marines enter the hangar. Damaged hangars, wrecked planes and navy yard as well as parts of the airfield in the background. U.S. Navy Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, U.S. Navy Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey, Jr. and their staff stand in a group.
U.S. troops at Yokosuka Naval Base in Yokosuka, Japan after World War II. A Landing Ship Medium (LSM) at Yokosuka Naval Base. Some sweepers are seated and a few are standing. They all watch the LSM. A number on the ship reads '210'. U.S. troops at the base. The bow doors of the LSM are open. Trucks roll down a ramp. A jeep moves at the base. U.S. trucks leave the base. Trucks roll down the ramp into shallow water and on a concrete strip. A truck parked at the base and Japanese civilians standing behind the truck watch the activities that are taking place at the base.
U.S. troops at Yokosuka Naval Base in Yokosuka, Japan after World War II. A Landing Ship Medium (LSM) approaches Yokosuka Naval Base. A number on the ship reads '210'. The bow doors of the LSM open. U.S. troops disembark from the ship. Troops on a beach. The troops stand on a ramp and unload vehicles. Trucks and ambulances roll down the ramp into shallow water and on a concrete strip. Insignia of the United States on the trucks and the ambulances.
The surrender of Japan to the Allied Forces after the World War II. The United States Marines landing at Japanese Military base in Yokosuka. The United States National Flag hoisted and marines take the control of the base. USS San Diego at the Yokosuka port. Japanese commanders surrender to the U.S. Army officials. U.S. Army Air Force planes land at Hazuki field near Tokyo and troops deplane. Plane with "Bataan" painted on nose. From a plane descends General Douglas MacArthur, the Commnader of the Allied Forces. He is greeted and welcomed by other U.S. Military officials including General Eichelberger. Field filled with Japanese trucks. U.S. troops board the trucks. American prisoners of war released and greeting the incoming U.S. troops. MacArthur inspects the Hazuki air base.