187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team patrol in Munsan-ni, Korea. (Footage shot during Eigth Army retreat from northwestern Korea, southward toward the 38th parallel, under pressure from the Chinese PVA 13th Army group in November and December 1950. During the retreat, the 187th RCT, together with the British Commonwealth Brigade, provided rearguard protection for the Eighth Army's retreat.) The team seen passing through woods. Platoon leaders address soldiers. 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team walks through fields and along ridges. Soldier looks through binoculars. United States Army soldiers set up machine gun on ground.
Airborne action in Korea during the Korean War. During Operation Tomahawk paratroopers of U.S. Army 187th Airborne prepare and board aircraft in Japan. U.S. Air Force aircraft on the ground. The aircraft in flight. They drop parachutes over Munsan-Ni in Korea. A view of Munsan-Ni area. U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur arrives for his visit to the front.
Large ambulance trucks arrive at Camp Munsan-Ni in Korea. United States Marine rides along the side of a running board of a truck and guides the driver to the parking area. Prisoners get out of the ambulance trucks. British flag and large tents in the background. Activities of the troops. Trucks and tents in the entire camp area.
Group of senior officers at Camp Munsan-Ni in Korea. A sign on a tent reads 'Welcome gate to freedom'. Korean, British and United States officers. A British officer, U.S. Army officer and U.S. Marine officer in a conference. U.S. flag on the left side and UN flag on the right side of the tent. Two Marine officers carry a wounded prisoner of war on a stretcher. Prisoners of war get out of ambulance truck.
Operation Big Switch at Freedom village in Munsan-Ni, Korea. United States General Maxwell Taylor and his party arrive in the Freedom village. Marine climbs on ladder and marks a sign at Panmunjon, over map of road to Freedom village. He lowers it down to a river and then to a village.
Operation Big Switch at Freedom village in Munsan-Ni, Korea. Ambulance arrives at parking area in front of processing building at Freedom village. Prisoners of War get off from ambulance. The flags of United States and United Nations. The United States General Maxwell Taylor and Secretary of Army, Robert Ten Broeck Stevens welcome prisoners and shakes hands with them. Black prisoner gets off ambulance. Taylor talks to a Lieutenant. High ranking officers stand outside the Freedom Gate. Sign reads 'Welcome to Freedom Village'.