Aerial shots of river, airfield, C47s, Pagoda, bombed church, settlements, coming into land on airstrip. Ruined factory, soldier cleaning weapon. Chopping sticks, setting ambush, 2inch mortar, Jap patrol, white troops on patrol, issuing kit, food etc. Entering building, doctor at Hiroshima Station. Shots around ruined city, surrender cermoney, Japs handing over swords, flags of nations, Mountbatten at march past, flags on mast, cruiser firing main guns, fly past, launch casts off. Naval parade, pan from Pagoda to dancing dragons. Group in nation dress, officer looking around Pagodas, pan down to monks, cu of monk in chair. Pan from lion statues, to people washing in street. Family looking at wrecked house. Ruins, bomb crater, family chase off man. Man destrought at devastation, ls of ruined factory, beam engine, bicycle taxi, street scenes with Communist flags, parasols, river bank shots, people boarding ferry, bus up and passed. Saw mill, factory, Bombay, Burma Trading Corporation. Filling sacks with peanuts, barges loaded with sacks, band on boat. Mule train, loading mules. Caption: "The End", "The Changing East"