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Peace Comes to America

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Description Asserts that although World War II is over, Americans still have responsibility for their government and veterans of the war. Starts with footage of President Truman declaring the surrender of Japan and Americans celebrating the end of the war. Shows the ongoing work of the military to keep the peace in occupied Pacific islands and Germany while demobilizing troops. Informs the American public that post-War occupations will be a strain on the US economy for years. Other costs include paying for returning American soldiers back home and to pay for their benefits after they leave the service, including training for new civilian jobs.
Creator U.S. Navy
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Treasury Department War Finance Division
Contributor Harry S. Truman: speaker; Ted R. Gamble, War Finance Division: speaker
Date Issued 1945
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 10:46
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.