British Universities Film & Video Council

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The Far East

Series

Series Name
World Pictorial News

Issue

Issue No.
233
Date Released
22 Oct 1945
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Royal Visit to Scotland
  2. 2Frog Men
  3. 3The Far East

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 3
Summary
Armoured columns move into Tokyo. Japanese children wave American flags. General MacArthur’s car enters the grounds of the American Embassy, where he is welcomed by General Chase. A wrecked Japanese aircraft plant at Nagoya. Hong Kong - warships of the Royal Navy in the China Sea. First invasion troops go ashore. Snipers in the dockyard area surrender to the British. Rear Admiral Harcourt and Sir Bruce Fraser prepare for the surrender ceremony. The Japanese General Okada signs the surrender and hands his sword to Admiral Harcourt, who also signs. Admiral Fujita hands over sword. Outside Government House, the White Ensign is raised. Inside the city, Japanese are made to clear up the rubble, watched by the Royal Navy. Japanese POWs are marched along by an Anzac.
Keywords
Ceremonies; War damage; Prisoners of war; Occupied territories; Military

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive
Email
film@iwm.org.uk
Web
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/film
Phone
020 7416 5291
Fax
020 7416 5379
Address
Lambeth Road
London SE1 6HZ
Notes
The IWM also preserves the original nitrate film copies for the World War II period of British Paramount News, Gaumont British News and Universal News.
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