Japanese attack Hawaii islands in United States during World War 2, and U.S. response to attack.
Washington DC USA Date:1941, December 8 Duration:6 min 18 sec Sound:Yes
A film titled 'Jap-US at war' shows Japanese diplomats leave the venue of the diplomatic talks in Washington DC in United States, soon after Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii islands. Secretary of State, Cordell Hull also leaves the building. President Roosevelt is seen. Japanese troops prepare for war. Japanese troops in mainland Japan board trains as crowds of Japanese citizens wave Japanese flags and cheer for their troops leaving for war. Scenes of Diamond Head in Hawaii in peaceful times are shown, including buildings, beaches with sunbathers and fast small boats in the surf. City streets in Hawaii are shown with cars and shops. Japanese planes drop bombs over Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. United States Presidential Secretary Stephen Early tells the press of Japanese attack and the damage suffered by America. People in American cities read newspapers and scrolling lit signs with news about Japanese attack as the lead story. American citizens buying newspapers describing the attack at newsstands. U.S. troops march in front of Navy munitions building in Washington DC. American sailors return to battle stations. U.S. Navy sailors boarding ships of U.S. Navy bound for battle. Brief scenes from American ports in Guam and Wake Island. Biplanes launched via catapult from U.S. Navy ships and then seen flying over Navy ships in formation as narrator encourages Americans to work together and put aside differences to win the war. Overhead view of a U.S. Navy ship passing under a bridge with deck busy with sailors and operations.
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