U.S. Far East Air Force operations in Korea during the Korean War. Aerial views of Pyongtaek airbase (K-6) in Korea. Aerial views of Kunsan Airbase (K-8) in Korea. Many barracks shown.Base is quite developed.
FEAF (Far East Air Force) briefing film shows U.S. FEAF activities at Kunsan Air Base K-8 in Korea during the Korean War. U.S. B-26 aircraft parked at the air base. Crew members near the planes. Two pilots enter top split cockpit and bombardier enters nose compartment. A fireguard signals and pilot starts engines. Plane taxis.The name "Delores" is painted below the cockpit of the B-26.
FEAF (Far East Air Force) briefing film shows aerials of Kunsan Air Base K-8 in Korea during the Korean War. Aerial view of the air base and its surrounding area. Views of hangars and runway.
Far East Air Force operations in Korea during the Korean War. U.S. Air Force B-26 aircraft on Kunsan airbase (K-8) field. Crew members perform preflight inspections and climb aboard. The bombadier gets into the nose turret of the aircraft and pilot into the cockpit. A ground crewman stands fireguard with extinguisher for engine start. Aircraft taxis as a ground crewman signals. Aircraft loaded with bombs under its wings taxis along the field for take off. Aircraft taxis.
Communist-backed North Korea at war with South Korea. Views of U.S. Navy warships firing on North Korean targets, U.S. Army tanks moving through a city in Korea, and U.S. soldiers scrambling in a fire fight. A chaplain prays over a dying soldier. Korean civilians including women and children fleeing the war. Korean children being fed a meal. UN council meeting regarding the Korean War. Soldiers from multiple nations mobilizing for the effort in Korea. View of Kremlin in Soviet Union. Stalin dead, lying in state surrounded by flowers. Other Soviet political leaders look on. Citizens pass by site where Stalin is memorialized. Laborers in East Germany struggling as they work longer hours for less pay. Workers construct buildings. Workers on the scaffolds of a building under construction.
Focuses on Korean War (1950-1953). U.S. 11th Airborne units arrive at Ashiya Air Base to carry out Seoul operations in Korea. Soldiers unload equipment from truck at air base. Sign on building reads 'Ashiya Air Base, Base Operations'. Paratroopers board planes. Plane takes off from runway. Road sign reads 'Kimpo Airdrome Stop Military Police Check Point'. Plane taxis at Kimpo air base in Korea. Men disembark from plane. Wounded soldiers on stretcher taken into plane. Boats are carried out of cargo planes at air base. Air University Commanding General George C Kenney, and Commanding General of Far East Forces (former commander of U.S. forces) Carl Spaatz, arrive at Kimpo air base for inspection. Captured IL-10 plane parked in the background in hangar. Men manning Grumman F7F Tigercat aircraft. F7Fs in flight line.