The Japanese military in China. Sea and buildings in the background. Ships at sea. Japanese troops advance on Canton. Prince Yasuhito tours the Canton combat zone. An animated map. Fire at building. Smoke rises from building. Troop walks on a street of city. Signs of Japanese flag on the map. Japanese troops fire by artillery. A building collapsed.
Montage showing contrasting architectural styles of ancient and modern China. Buildings in China. Cities at night. Neon lights. Children come out of school building and doing organized game at the playground. Older children do Callisthenics. Students, mostly girls, and tutors leave building at the University. Men walk into hills with spades to plant new trees.
China as republic under Sun Yat-sen and uprising against the Manchu dynasty. Students go abroad and hospitals,highways,schools and factories are constructed. Children play at school. Chiang Kai Shek successor to Sun Yat-sen standing with other military officers. Emperor Hirohito of Japan reviews troops. Japanese tanks roll down street . Events from 1912 to 1937.1944.
American naval ships on an offensive against Japanese. Shows General MacArthur and Joseph Stilwell.. Lord Mountbatten along with madame Chiang Kai Shek and General Chiang Kai Shek stand with other dignitaries in India. Ledo road is constructed. Transport planes take off from India and fly over 'the hump'. Madame Chiang Kai Shek addresses US Congress. Flying Tigers' along with other Chinese pilots bomb Japanese airfields in Chin from 1944 to 1945.1944.
In traditional sport of Martial art, men perform in streets with weapons. In western sports, girls play netball. Girls shoot arrows with bows. Men watch basketball game. People at outdoor swimming pool. People dive in pool. People skate on outdoor ice rink.
Flag flying. Map shows travel routes between West Coast USA and China. Plane takes off, flying over Golden Gate Bridge. People wave at plane. China Buildings amongst trees. Map of China. Clipper underway at sea. Map shows position of Canton. View of Canton harbor from a ferry. Ferry's rail. Map of Peking, also known as Peiping. Streets and building in Peking.