Submitted by Site Admin TD on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:06
US military takes control of Japanese Military bases after the surrender of Japan to the Allied Forces in World War II.
The surrender of Japan to the Allied Forces after the World War II. The United States Marines landing at Japanese Military base in Yokosuka. The United States National Flag hoisted and marines take the control of the base. USS San Diego at the Yokosuka port. Japanese commanders surrender to the US Army officials. US Army Air Force planes land at Hazuki field near Tokyo and troops deplane. Plane with "Bataan" painted on nose. From a plane descends General Douglas MacArthur, the Commnader of the Allied Forces. He is greeted and welcomed by other US Military officials including General Eichelberger. Field filled with Japanese trucks. US troops board the trucks. American prisoners of war released and greeting the incoming US troops. MacArthur inspects the Hazuki air base. Location: Japan. Date: September 1945.
Submitted by Site Admin TD on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:59
A traditional Japanese tea ceremony is performed on the flight deck of carrier Lexington on its birthday in Yokosuka, Japan.
USS Lexington carrier celebrates its birthday at Yokosuka Harbor, Japan. A giant cake is cut by Mayor Humetsu of the harbor city aided by Lexus Captain A.S. Heyward. Traditional ceremonies are conducted. A tea ritual is performed. A woman serves to Captain Heyward and others. Sailors and officers have tea. Location: Yokosuka Japan. Date: August 20, 1956.