Japanese cyclotron and other atomic equipment being destroyed by American occupation troops in Japan
Japan Date:1945, December 13 Duration:1 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A newsreel titled "Jap atomic equipment destroyed" shows United States occupation troops looking at Japanese atomic research equipment in Japan a few months after the end of World War II. U.S. Army officers and soldiers tour the Nishina Laboratory of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, better known as the RIKEN Research Institute, at Komagome, in Tokyo, Japan. Laboratory director Dr. Yoshio Nishina is seen in the lab with the American forces. American soldiers are seen dismantling, destroying, and disposing of the the atom smasher cyclotron equipment. Occupation troops in an outdoor field rig demolition charges to some of the equipment and blow it up.
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