Scenes of Rangoon, Burma, under Japanese occupation during World War II.
Rangoon Burma Date:1942 Duration:1 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Rangoon, Burma, under Japanese occupation during World War 2. Japanese propaganda film states, in Japanese, that Volunteer Corps is building a 'New 'Burma,' and that Volunteer corps training illustrates how people can enjoy and manage their freedom from the British. Burmese gather at open market in front of a hotel in Rangoon. Words "On Look Hotel" appear along with Japanese lettering on the hotel front. Several Japanese soldiers mingle amongst the crowd at an open market. All manner of foods and goods being sold. Women display fabrics. Crowd gathered in grandstand of stadium to watch Volunteer Corps training and parade. Shwedagon Paya (Pagoda), Buddhist temple seen in background. Japanese officer stands on steps and salutes as Volunteer Corps pass in review. Their most notable weapon is a machine gun mounted in a wagon.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now