"Japan's Goodwill Plane Returns" [Run Time 1:13]

A large Japanese crowd waving flags greet the aircraft Nippon (a converted Mitsubishi G3M bomber) after it returns from a record round-the-world flight. The plane lands near cheering crowds and the crew wave from the windows. Japanese women present bouquets to the crew. The crew of the Nippon wave while being driven in procession through crowd-lined streets in Tokyo, Japan.

1939 G3M2 Nippon around-the-world flight
Type: Newsreel
Image Date: December 11, 1939
Image Taken: Tokyo, Japan
Credit: WPA Film Library
Origin: British Pathé