Returning Heroes Day, June 4, 1945, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during World War II. Officials and soldiers in a celebration arranged in honor of U.S. Army Air Force General Carl Andrew Spaatz, and U.S. Army General Omar Nelson Bradley. The Generals on special guest seats with Pennsylvania Governor, Edward Martin and Philadelphia Mayor, Bernard Samuels. An Army Major General sits with them. Soldiers, in a park, fire artillery gun in salute. Civilians shower ticker tape and confetti from the top of a building. They raise American flags. Army guards line the parade route, standing at parade rest with rifles. Policemen on motorbikes escort motorcade.. The Generals sitting with Governor Martin in an open customized jeep. A military band on a road side plays music. The Generals salute them. Spectators stand at the road sides. They shower ticker tape and confetti on the motorcade of the Generals. As they pass a park, soldiers fire an artillery gun in salute. In the downtown commercial district, banners across the street advertise E bonds. A band plays on the sidewalk as the motorcade passes.
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