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U.S. soldiers loaded on tanks advance and fire artillery on a battlefield in the Korean Peninsula during the Korean War.

U.S. Army advances in the Korean Peninsula in the year 1952 during the Korean War. U.S. soldiers loaded on tanks advance towards battlefield. U.S. tanks firing artillery and troops firing heavy machine guns from truck. . Army sergeant talks over a telephone. Tank burning. Soldiers load shells and fire artillery. Numerous U.S. artillery firings from variety of weapons. A smoke column rises from explosions. U.S. officers observe from command post. A vast quantity of expended shell casings litter a field. Dead soldiers on the ground. Prisoners of war walk through streets.

Date: 1952
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
History of U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division and its role in the Korean War.

Sergeant Stuart Queen of the U.S. Army introduces a film about the 3rd Infantry Division. He turns to Audie Murphy, the most combat decorated soldier of World War 2, seated beside him, who is now a film star, but still active as a Captain in the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas National Guard. Captain Murphy speaks about the U.S. 3rd Infantry Division. View of the Division parading for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at Fort Benning Georgia, in Summer, 1949. Animated map shows Korea and surrounding countries of China and Japan, on June 25, 1950. View zooms in on the 38th parallel marking separation of North and South Korea. Views of North Korean troops moving against South Korea. Buildings being blown up. Armed troops of the People's Army of North Korea prodding civilians out of their homes. South Korean troops riding in an American-provided army truck, join others organizing to resist the invaders. South Korean troops in battle gear preparing to engage the North Koreans. Next, as part of United Nations response to the North Korean aggression, elements of the U.S. 3rd Infantry Division are seen arriving in November, 1950, and deploying along the East Coast of the Korean peninsula, to engage the North Korean army along its left flank. Battery of American M114 155 mm howitzers firing. American troops advancing along muddy road in snowy environment in December, 1950. Entry of Chinese forces into the conflict causes Americans to assume a defensive posture. Korean troops preparing to move elswhere.Smoke rising from battles in the background. Views of American defensive positions on the perimeter of the coastal city of Hungnam, to cover the withdrawal of units and equipment the U.S. 10th Corps, seen entering landing craft from the USS Montague (AKA-98) for evacuation from the beachhead

Date: 1950
Duration: 4 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United Nations troops land at Pusan to aid South Korea.

Map of Korea showing 38th parallel boundary. View of 38th parallel with the numbers "38" seen on the ground. The United Nations Commission meeting in Seoul. U.S. troops leaving the Korean peninsula. Aerial view of the harbor in Seoul. Fire and smoke in the mountains as North Koreans attack. South Korean soldiers marching into battle. Korean soldiers in trenches firing from hill top. The first Korean War refugees. The UN gathering at Lake Success, NY. General MacArthur receives the UN battle flag. Aerial view of the port at Pusan. U.S. troops landing in Pusan. A parade of troops led by U.S., U.N. , and Republic of Korea flags disembark at Pusan from a landing ship, number 222. U.S. troops firing weapons at North Koreans, including mortar, machine guns, and howitzers.

Date: 1951
Duration: 3 min 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Prison riots in 1952 include North Korean POWs in Koji and U.S. prison riots in Michigan and New Jersey.

Major prison riots of the year 1952. North Korean POW soldiers of the Korean War stage a mass rebellion at POW camps in Koji islands and Pongam Island, off South Korea. U.S. and U.N. guards quell riots at the camps, resulting in death of North Korean prisoners and injuries. Medics are seen treating injured North Korean prisoners. U.N. guards escort prisoners in lines after the riots. Scene shifts to the the United States where damaged prison property in Michigan and New Jersey is seen after prison riots. Broken window glasses and furniture strewn about in a multi-story room of the New Jersey State Reformatory. Scene changes to Southern Michigan State Prison, also called Jackson State Prison, following riots there. Four prisoners including ring leader Earl Ward (second from left) are seen inside the building behind bars, during the standoff where they seized a cell block and held guards as hostages. A prison guard on watch with rifle in hand, looking from an elevated post downward onto a Jackson State Prison courtyard.

Date: 1952, April
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
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
 
 
American Third Army Division forces operating on the offensive in the "Iron Triangle" and then pulling back, and finally participating in UN offensive "Operation Pile driver"in the Korean war

U.S. troops of the Third Army Division move along a mountainous road, past some parked army vehicles. Several of them scurry to take shelter by some boulders. Smoke rising from valley below as a soldier, in an M3 Half track, points and sets up an antenna. Four 50-caliber machine guns are mounted in the back of the half track. American soldiers firing rifles from a protected area. Two soldiers with an air-cooled machine gun. Spent cartridges are scattered in the sand by their weapon. Glimpse of troops firing the four 50 caliber machine guns in the back of the M3 half track. Overwhelmed by superior numbers, the U.S. troops are ordered to pull back. View of U.S. soldiers moving back from their protected position. American troops in vehicles moving back along the dirt mountainous road. Next, U.S. forces are seen moving South over snow-covered terrain. One U.S. mortar team fires a round to their rear. A Brigadier General conferring with another officer about mounting a counterattack back up the peninsula. Third Division troops are seen heading North, again, firing tank artillery as they proceed. Smoke rises from their shells exploding ahead of them. Infantry move carefully through burning villages and into the Korean central mountain sector. Smoke rises from a large explosion as the North Koreans launch an offensive in May. American troops rushing up a hillside to engage the enemy. A U.S. Sherman tank firing rounds from valley floor. Shells from U.S. armor exploding atop a hill occupied by American troops. Afterwards, the troops advance further. One fires at an enemy bunker just to be sure it is not occupied. Machine gunner atop a U.S. tank fires at haystacks that might hold enemy soldiers. Another view of a Sherman tank firing its main gun. Smoke rising from the shells striking a hill in the distance. Glimpse of a U.S. soldier with a North Korean prisoner of war. U.S. troops advancing through rice paddies filled with water. Narrator states that this was a full scale United Nations Offensive called "Operation Pile Driver." More views of American infantry setting up firing lines and firing water-cooled and air-cooled machine guns.

Date: 1951
Duration: 3 min 25 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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