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 aerials of Pyongtaek Air Base K-6 in Korea during the Korean War. Aerial views of air base and its surrounding area. Air strip and hangars at air base.
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.
Major events of 1953. Field ambulances arrive at Freedom village bringing repatriated prisoners at the end of hostilities during the Korean War. General William Harrison of United States and General Nam II of North Korea sign the armistice agreement in Panmunjon bringing the war to a halt. War weary American soldiers return home and receive a warm welcome. Soldiers hug their family and friends as they reunite with them. The Statue of Liberty in New York, United States. (Note: Among those repatriated, seconds 18-21 and 26-28 of the clip show Rifleman George Hobson from Fazakerley, Liverpool, of the Royal Ulster Rifles, who was shot and captured at the Battle of the Imjin River in 1951.)
Focuses on Korean War (1950-1953). U.S. tanks and troops cross Han River to capture Seoul, Korea. Tanks moves across the river. River village is taken over by the U.S. forces. Tanks and troops advance on muddy field. Words written on tank read 'We Three My Driver, My gunner, And Me. Enjoy Yourself It's Later Than You Think'.