A film shot by the Japanese military to document their invasion of Swatow in June 1939. The capture of Swatow, at that time the third busiest port in China after Shanghai and Guangzhou, was deemed strategically important by the Japanese to isolate the rest of Guangdong province and to sever trade between China and Southeast Asia.
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