Training Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces.Hokkaido.Honshu.Japanese 2nd Division, Engineers, Armor,Artillery,Aviation
Japan Date:1954 Duration:4 min 6 sec Sound:Yes
Aerial views of snow-covered Camp Ashigawa Hokkaido, Japan, home of the 2nd Division, Japanese Ground Defense Forces Northern Corps. Japanese self defense force engineers assemble a Bailey Bridge. Defense Force personnel cross the new bridge in a half-track armed with antiaircraft guns Officers of 2nd signal unit, surrounded by snow banks, work on map reading exercise. Members of 2nd artillery regiment do practical exercises in setting up and operating a 155mm howitzer, in the snow. Members of the Aviation section practice emergency receiving and sending messages from ground to air. A light airplane (PA-18?) snags a message capsule suspended between two poles. The Japanese flag. A new unit of Japanese self defense forces in Northern Honshu. Local townspeople visit the camp in motorcade of jeeps. Japanese Defense force units parade in a ceremony. High ranking Japanese Officers, along with United States Generals Orlando Troxel and Herbert J. Vander, seated during ceremony. Officer, on Japanese Defense Force Sherman tank, salutes. Squadron of L-5 Sentinal Airplanes in flight.
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