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U.S. Occupation of Japan

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U.S. Occupation of Japan

(3 min) tv-pg

On August 30, 1945, U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to organize the Allied occupation of the country. NBC coverage of the event includes news of released POWs and the general's good spirits as he descends the ramp of his four-engine C-54.

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