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.
United Nations military action preserves democracy in South Korea and from attack of 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 Republican Army advance. Soldiers fire from trenches and hills. Soldier looks through binocular. Fire and smoke clouds rise. Soldiers raise flags at the United Nations office. Korean ambassador Chang at Emergency meeting of Security Council at the UN. Secretary of UN, Trygve Lie states this situation as threat to world peace and call for acceptance for the U.S. demand to reestablish peace. All 9 members present raise their hands in acceptance. Women carry small child, and refugees in South Korea. Men help old woman to walk. Two Korean refugee children stand, one child eats bread. Empty seat of representative of Socialist Soviet. U.S. delegate asks to assist South Korea and repel arm attack. 7 out of 8 representatives raise their hands in acceptance.
The United Nations military action preserves democracy in South Korea and from attack of Communist North Korea. Map shows division of 38 Parallel in Korea. Pyongyang in North and Seoul in South Korea. Line and board reads 38 parallel on road and bridge. City of Seoul, the Capital of South Korea. The UN Commission at Korean assembly examines process of establishing democracy. Officials and President Syngman Rhee. The flag of South Korea. Civilians line for voting. Women stand in line. A child on back of woman. Men go in and come out of polling booth. River and hill in peninsula.
The United Nations military action preserves democracy in South Korea and from attack of Communist North Korea. General MacArthur shakes hands with other officer. He observes United Nation defense units, aircraft and soldiers in Korea as their Commander. First United States troops walk with luggage on rail tracks. Soldier advances hand in help to other soldier. U.S. soldier and Korean Republic soldier shake hands. Guns and trucks loaded on rail cars. Artillery advances in South Korea. People stand besides road. Soldiers place shells and fire artillery. General MacArthur accepts United Nation's battle flag. Soldiers stand with flags of United States, South Korea and United Nation.
United Nations military action preserves democracy in South Korea and from attack of Communist North Korea. United States troops in Tokyo advance to Korea. Troops march while General salutes. Soldiers uncover U.S. B-29 aircraft and navy crafts unloaded from boxes. First U.S. Marine Division sailors and soldiers work at shipyard. They unload explosives and supply. Canadian destroyers leave British Columbia for Korea. Women and children wave form dock. Destroyers underway in sea. Soldier writes on paper. Men take oath. U.S. President Harry S Truman speaks at Reserve Officers Association meeting that the only reason for this action is to accept the UN demand to protect peace in world. He leaves and shakes hands with officers. At Security Council meeting of the UN, the President of Council invites Korean Ambassador to join table. Ambassador Chang comes and sits. The United Kingdom representative presents resolution which is passed by 7 to none voting. The U.S. accepts to resume action in Korea. The Korean ambassador expresses gratitude.
The North Korean soldiers in Korea during the Korean war. A North Korean soldier talks on a field telephone in a wooded area. Another North Korean soldier talks on a field telephone. A soldier charts on a map. View of the map. Two North Korean soldiers mark on a chart. Camouflaged hand weapons. A group of soldiers scan a hill with field glass. A group of North Korean camouflaged soldiers load and raise field artillery gun. The artillery crew carry guns on a swivel base.