Scenes from the first year of the Korean War. The United Nations General Assembly meeting in Lake Success, New York. Delegates from Iceland seated. Osten Unden, Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs, seen reading a newspaper. Glimpse of delegates from Afghanistan, and Saudi Arabia (with Amir Faisal al Saud, seated at the right). Delegates from other nations are also seen. American soldiers slowly retreating during initial phase of action in Korea. Closeup of U.S. Lieutenant General Walton Walker and Major General Bill Dean. More views of retreating U.S. and South Korean soldiers. An injured soldier carried on a litter. A small Korean child and crying baby. Long line of Korean civilians carrying all their possessions, walk behind the retreating UN forces. Injured soldiers being assisted by comrades. Animated map of Korea and surrounding countries. The Yalu River; 38th parallel; and Port of Pusan are shown. UN Defense of Pusan perimeter is illustrated. Scene shifts to 105mm field artillery batteries firing at the perimeter. An M46 Patton tank dug in and firing its 90mm M3A1 gun. UN troops firing M1 81mm mortars. Infantry firing their rifles. UN Reinforcements arriving at Pusan in boats from the U.S. Transport ship, USS Union (AKA-106). U.S. troops arriving from LST 607. Troop reinforcements assembling and moving out from Pusan Harbor. British Commonwealth troops of the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade arriving at Pusan aboard the British aircraft carrier, HMS Unicorn (D-72). Military supplies piled up on the wharf. Heavy equipment being offloaded from transport ships. Troops attending a religious service at the Pusan battle front. UN 105mm artillery pieces firing at the front. Australian infantry moving past a burning hut. UN troops moving forward through a Korean town, where the UN flag flies from a building. Troops advancing through unusual landscape including monumental balancing rock formation. (Korean War)
Conflagration in United States largest Quartermaster Depot in Pusan, Korea. Firemen douse fire after the conflagration in Quartermaster Depot. Heaps of debris seen. Heaps of military helmets and utensils. Stack of supplies and materials.
Movie titled 'Battle For Time' based on U.S. troops landing in Pusan, Korea during Korean War. Animated map highlights cities of Taejon, Seoul, and Pusan. Map depicts advance of North Korean troops to Taejon. U.S. troops disembark from LST (Landing Ship, Tank) at port of Pusan, Korea. LST unloads equipment. Ammunition and equipment are unloaded from ship by South Korean dock workers.
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.
Events after World War II. Refugees flee East Germany. Map of Korea. Temporary boundary of 38th parallel in Korea. Formation of Republic of Korea. U.S. troops evacuate Korea. Troops leave by train. North Koreans attack South Korea. Civilian refugees flee. Delegates in the UN assembly. General MacArthur holds UN battle flag. U.S. troops land at Pusan to aid South Korea. U.S. troops fight North Koreans. U.S. and Canadian troops entrain for overseas service. British naval units and Swedish nurses leave for Korea. Turkish, Netherlands, and Australian troops arrive in Korea and are greeted by Korean civilians. Delegates in the UN assembly. Globe spins with flags of different nations. (Korean War)
Animated map shows South Korea, from 38th parallel, South, and highlights Pusan, and the advances being made by UN forces after being reinforced. Next, the UN amphibious landings at Inchon are shown on the map. Flashes of naval gunfire are seen in the blackness of night. Next, a Landing Craft Tank (Rocket), LCT(R), is seen firing barrages of rockets toward shore, at Inchon. On September 15, 1950, U.S. troops are seen landing at Inchon, from boats of the attack transport ship, USS Noble (APA-218). Return to the animated map shows advance of UN forces from Inchon joining with those advancing from Pusan, until they occupy most of the area south of the 38th parallel. UN infantry are seen engaged in urban combat in the city of Seoul, accompanied by M26 Pershing tanks and M46 Patton tanks. Building burning in the city. UN soldiers firing rifles inside damaged building. American soldiers, under fire, carrying wounded on litter. Medical corpsmen tending to casualties, including wounded Korean civilians. Republic of Korea (ROK) infantry following four of their soldiers carrying their flag, stretched out horizonally, between them. (Narrator states they are carrying it back to the liberated capital of Seoul.) ROK troops escorting large number of prisoners of war, marching with hands on heads. UN forces distributing rice and clothing to the Korean inhabitants of Seoul. Soldiers helping little Korean children don clothing. Bodies of men, women, and children who were slain by retreating enemy troops, are laid out on the ground, attended by Grieving relatives. Large quantities of captured North Korean weapons are piled up, including those made in the Soviet Union.