President Harry S Truman reads Japanese surrender announcement in Washington DC, and scenes of worldwide celebrations.
Washington DC USA Date:1945, August 15 Duration:4 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
Narrated in German. President Harry S Truman reads Japanese surrender announcement. Woman holds a poster that reads 'Victory Japan Surrenders'. News correspondents run in White House corridors. People celebrate on streets in Chicago, San Francisco, Frisco Chinatown, and in New York City Times square. Crowd gathers near Hotel Astor. Celebration in London with the King and Queen in horse drawn carriage leaves Buckingham Palace. Opening of British Parliament, shows Lord Edward Halifax, Lord John Allsebrook Simon, U.S. Ambassador John C Winant, Admiral Harold R Stark and a representative from Saudi Arabia arrive in a car. Crowd runs towards Buckingham Palace. The Royal family waves to the crowd from Palace balcony.
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