VJ Film from 1945: Cars, Jeeps and Youth

67 years ago this month, Richard Sullivan’s father shot this great video along Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki, Honolulu, capturing spontaneous celebrations that broke out upon first hearing news of the Japanese surrender.

Kodachrome 16mm film: God bless Kodachrome, right?

Take a look at this absolutely fabulous film from Aug. 14, 1945! Notice the cars, jeeps, and youth. What a snapshot of a historical day for Americans!

Click here to view video: http://vimeo.com/5645171

 

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