Relief and rebuilding works by the occupation forces of United States in Germany and Japan after World War II.
United States USA Date:1946 Duration:7 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. War Department information film "Overseas Mission" describes relief and rebuilding works in Germany and Japan by United States Army, after World War II. Battle between the Allied forces and the Nazi armies, soldiers and artillery fire during battle in German cities and suburbs. General Eisenhower signs accepting surrender of Germany. General MacArthur signs accepting surrender of Japan to mark the end of World War II. Soldiers carry casualties on litters. Treaty of Versailles after World War I. Newspaper lines read Nazi rearmament of Germany. Allied tanks and troops march in Germany. Marching Allied forces in Japan. Destroyed buildings, factories in cities of Japan and Germany. Nuremberg trials and arrests of Nazi generals. Destroying Nazi flags, ammunitions and arms factories. Nazi troops and civilians saluting Hitler. Allied army engineers make roads and bridges, medics checking patients to prevent epidemics. Borders guarded, Nazi Germans tried. Prisoners of Nazi and Japanese released, dispensary checkup their health. Japanese prisoners released, board a bus. Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Re-establishment of press, churches, courts and schools. Japanese children at school. Election in the occupied countries to run democratic government. Map showing opposite positions of occupied countries. Rations for occupation forces and civilians transported in trucks. Officers hiring labor to carry out relief works.
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