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Republic of Korean troops with the ROK Army train with United States troops in Korea while North Korea attacks at DMZ.

ROK Army soldiers enter barracks with United States soldiers. Korean soldier playing checkers with white soldier. African-American soldier bowling. Korean hits punching bag with white soldier. ROK Army dentists with patient. ROK Army optometrist puts glasses on patient. Korean air traffic controller in tower with United States soldier. Monoplane landing at airport. ROK Army troops patrolling the DMZ near sign that reads "Light & Weapons Line. Personnel will not travel beyond this point unless they are armed or wearing flak vests--steel pots. All vehicle lights turned off at this point. "SAFETY FIRST" View of truck ambushed by North Korea in April 1968. Bullet holes seen in truck windshield. United States soldiers enter a mess hall tent. Officer points to bullet hole in wall from August 1968 attack on mess hall. View of upended dishes and table dramatizing attack on mess hall with machine gun. View of barracks destroyed by time bomb. Joint Military Armistice Commission meeting in Panmunjom, Korea. Korean smoking while meeting takes place. Damaged truck on display outside building at Joint Military Armistice Commission meeting. United States honor guard in formation outside building.

Date: 1969
Duration: 3 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Retired famous Marine Corps horse, Sergeant Reckless, decorated for combat service during the Korean War.

Camera from hilltop, pans over an outdoor corral and collection of buildings (some quonset style) at U.S. Marine Corps Camp Pendleton, California. In the middle background, what appears to be a firing range, can be seen. Other buildings sit atop hills in the far background. Scene shifts to close view of a chestnut mare, in a private stable. A sign on the gate reads "Reckless." The mare wears a blanket displaying a staff sergeant's stripes and service ribbons. The words "Sgt. Reckless 1st Mar. Div." also appear on it. Sgt. Reckless is contentedly eating from a trough of hay set up in the pen. Closeup of her horse blanket. (Note: Sgt. Reckless is seen here in retirement. She was bought by U.S. Marines in Korea, in 1952, during the Korean war, and trained to be a pack horse for the Recoilless Rifle Platoon, Anti-Tank Company, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Her decorations include: Purple Heart w/ 1 award star; Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/ 1 service star; Navy Unit Commendation; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal w/ 3 bronze service stars; Korean Presidential Unit Citation; United Nations Korea Medal; and French Fourragère. Sergeant Reckless died in 1968.)

Date: 1967, September 21
Duration: 2 min 0 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Life of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower after World War 2; NATO; Columbia University; U.S. President; advisor to Presidents

Dwight D. Eisenhower during presidency of the Columbia University in 1948. Eisenhower walking at a Columbia University graduation ceremony in New York City and speaking to the group assembled. Two years later, views of Eisenhower as NATO supreme commander in Europe. Eisenhower seated in NATO Conference. Citizens in United States prepare signs and urge Eisenhower to run for President. He salutes a parade in 1952 as he begins a run for the Presidency. Pamphlets and posters read 'we need Eisenhower'. An animated cartoon shows a smiling and marching Uncle Sam with an "Ike for President" jingle song playing. Cartoon shows animated citizens and an elephant supporting Eisenhower. Scenes from Republican National Convention, and Nixon and Eisenhower holding their arms up together. Citizens voting, using ballot boxes, and voting machines. A nun votes. Eisenhower casts his vote. People hold U.S. flags and cheer. Signboards and neon lighting on a building track vote tally and proclaim Eisenhower victory in 1952 presidential election. Eisenhower in Korea after the election. He meets and eats with American troops in the field and studies the war effort. South Koreans wave flags on announcement of truce (cease-fire armistice) in Korean War Eisenhower takes presidential oath of office in Washington DC. He signs document for Civil Rights Act of 1957 (voting right act). View of negro students of the "Little Rock Nine" entering a military station wagon under armed troop escort during integration of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. U.S. Army troops escort the African American students into school. Exterior view of United Nations building in New York. Eisenhower delivers speech on Atoms For Peace. Churchill and Khrushchev visit Eisenhower in America. Scenes of John F Kennedy inauguration in 1961. Eisenhower with Kennedy and later with President Johnson. In 1968 address to Republican Convention Eisenhower notes risk of growth of Communism.

Date: 1968
Duration: 5 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Damaged U.S. Army Support Group truck seen after ambush by elements of Korean Peoples' Army in the Korean DMZ

Following an attack by elements of the North Korean Peoples'Army, a U.S. Army 3/4 ton truck with canvas cover sits on dirt road. Its left front and rear tires are flattened. Several papers are scattered on the driver's seat. View from across the road. Two military policemen (MPs), assigned to the Joint Security Area, examine the truck. Front view of truck shows numerous bullet holes in the windshield. A tee shirt hangs on the radio antenna. Bumper contains identification reading : "UNC-USASS.JSA-16." Another vehicle drives around and behind the truck. MP comes from behind the truck and leans his weapon against its left rear fender. (Note: this U.S. Army Support Group truck was ambushed South of the Joint Security Area on April 14, 1968. During the encounter, two U.S. soldiers and two Koreans, augmenting the U.S. Army, were killed in action and two U.S. soldiers were wounded in action. )

Date: 1968, April 15
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States Army establishments in various parts of the world

United States Army establishments in various parts of the world like Italy, Berlin, Panama Canal Zone, Korea, Alaska and Okinawa in Pacific region. American Army soldiers being trained in jungle warfare in Panama Canal Zone. Soldiers work towards preservation of peace in Korea. Army units being trained in cold weather conditions in Alaska.

Date: 1968
Duration: 4 min 19 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Attack by North Korea and U.S. attempt in United Nations' Security Council meeting to protect South Korea.

Start of Korean War. South Korea is attacked by Communist North Korea. Map shows division of Korea and capital of North and South Korea as Pyongyang and Seoul. Animated arrows shows attack of North Korea to South Korea. Troops of Korean Republican Army in the South mobilizing in citiies and heading to the front. South Korean soldiers fire rifles and artillery from trenches and hills. Smoke is seen among mountain ranges during battle. Soldier looks through binoculars. Next scene is in the United States, in Lake Success, New York, where guards at the United Nations simultaneously raise flags of many nations at the United Nations. South Korean ambassador Chang Myon is seen at an Emergency meeting of the Security Council of the UN. Secretary of UN, Trygve Lie states the situation is a as threat to world peace and calls for acceptance of the U.S. demand to reestablish peace. All 9 members present raise their hands in acceptance. Next scene is back in South Korea. Scenes of displaced civilian refugees including women and children. Many are gathered together. Man helps old woman to walk. Two Korean refugee boys stand side by side as one child eats bread. Next scene is again at the United Nations. Empty seat of representative of the Soviet Union is shown. U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Warren Austin, speaks and asks that the UN members vote to to assist South Korea, repel the armed attack by North Korea, and bring peace. Camera shows Security Council delegates voting, as 7 out of 8 representatives raise their hands in acceptance.

Date: 1950, June
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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