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ID number F03354
Title Nippon News [1942?]
Collection Film
Object type Newsreel
Maker Nippon Eigasha (Maker)
Place made Japan
Date made 1942?
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Measurement 13 min 12 sec
Video Download video 57.74 MB
Note Open


Nippon News newsreel produced Nippon Eigasha [Japan Movie Company] 1. Standing before a Japanese national flag General Hideki Tojo addresses the nation 2. A montage of weapons production; tanks, aircraft and ships. Map of Asia and the extent of Japanese conquests. 3. Japanese cavalry, cameliers and artillery operating in Inner Mongolia or Manchuria. 4. Japanese warships in action. Shown are battleships and heavy cruisers. Japanese aircraft carriers and Mistsubishi A6M 'Zero' fighters and Nakajima B5N 'Kate' torpedo bombers on the aircraft carrier deck. 5. Japanese battleships and aircraft carriers in action. Aichi E13A 'Jake' floatplane launched from a warship's catapult. Longshot of formations of Japanese aircraft. Mid air shots of Aichi D3 'Val' dive bombers.

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