The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Defense of Japan

Streaming Video - 2008
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This episode in the Big Picture series features the departure of American troops from the Far East as a major change in U.S. Cold War strategy. In the post-war years, American instructors helped train Japanese police reserves. Featuring footage provided by the National Archives and Records Administration, this documentary details how the U.S. guided a new Japanese military organization to undertake national defense responsibilities. By helping Japan defend itself, the West helped address the Soviet threats in the Pacific.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : National Archives and Records Service, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 1 sec.)) : sound, color.
video file, rda
Alternative Title: Defense of Japan


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