Liberated American prisoners embark on USS Benevolence anchored in the Tokyo Bay in Japan towards the end of World War II.
Tokyo Japan Date:1945, August 30 Duration:4 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Liberation of American prisoners in Tokyo, Japan towards the end of World War II. U.S. personnel wave as LCVPs (Landing Crafts, Vehicle, Personnel) loaded with released American prisoners leave a dock. A Japanese guard on the dock. U.S. Navy F6F Hellcat fighters pass over LCVPs underway. A group of released prisoners of war on the dock waiting for transportation. A crane in the background. Released POWs in an LCVP underway towards hospital ship USS Benevolence (AH-13) anchored off the coast. Litter patients are hoisted aboard USS Benevolence from the LCVP. The LCVP comes alongside, men are assisted aboard USS Benevolence.
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