Don Anderson - Tokyo Bay

Running time
52 sec
Date made
Copyright
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Transcript

There was one big Japanese battleship right in the middle of Tokyo Bay. Unbelievable. On close inspection it was a burnt out, no crew left aboard, battleship, the only one that was still afloat, and it was only afloat because they'd rammed it on to a sand bank before it sunk. So I looked at the ships.

It was hopeless trying to make a count of them. They were everywhere. A few days later I got the official record because I thought there must have been 300 or so ships. There were 370 warships in Tokyo Bay.

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