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keywords: WWII, VJ-Day, Japan Surrenders, Defeat Of Japan, Hawaii, Honolulu, Celebrations, Sailors, Hula Dancer

Synopsis: Sailors and civilians take to the street to celebrate the end of WWII in the Pacific VJ-Day with impromptu car parades and street festivities...(read more)

  • Date: 1945
  • Duration: 00:10:15
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Honolulu Hawaii

Victory Over Japan: VJ-Day

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Victory Over Japan: VJ-Day

WWII (WW2) ends with surrender of Japan on August 14, 1945. Celebration of VJ Day (V-J Day) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Shows huge crowds of military personnel and civilians following a Navy band. Scenes of vehicles of all types loaded with people. Girl in red hula skirt riding on hood of automobile loaded with sailors. Low aerial view crowds of people, vehicles, and paper confetti floating in the air. Scenes of celebration at King and Hotel streets in Honolulu. Soldier places a red lei around female in uniform and gives her a long kiss. Newspaper headlines reads EXTRA! It's PEACE! Building with USO sign flying American flag. Chinese dragon parades down street. Newspaper boy selling papers.