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Release 171A (1945), Allied Forces Land In Japan

Streaming Video - 2010
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This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: Admiral Halsey's gigantic 3rd Fleet; shots of the U.S.S. Missouri; on Okinawa, U.S. fighter planes are staged for landing on Japan's main island; Japanese local commanders surrender; Japanese police are put under Allied control; Admiral Nimitz visits and congratulates Admiral Halsey; Task Force 31; the fate of one of Japan's last major battleships; U.S. takeover of military base on Japanese mainland; General MacArthur lands and is greeted by subordinates; freed U.S. POWs greet fellow American troops.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (9 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Allied Forces Land in Japan


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