This film is believed to have never been seen before, only shots of the surrender were known
A delegation of Japanese Representatives flew to an American Base close to Okinawa. The Japanese planes were requested to be painted in white and have the rising suns replaced by a Green Cross. Really rare archives.
In the campaigns of 1943 and the first half of 1944, the Allies had captured the Solomon Islands, the Gilbert Islands, the Marshall Islands and the Papuan Peninsula of New Guinea. This left the Japanese holding the Philippines, the Caroline Islands, Palau Islands and Mariana Islands. It had always been the intention of the […]
“I was a Guardian to a WWII Veteran on an Honor Flight”