Events pertaining to withdrawal of USSR and USA from North Korea. Colonel General Trenty Shtikov and Kim II sung speaks at a joint assembly in Seoul. Flags of Korea USA and USSR seen in background. North Korean Flags being hosted over buildings. A scene from the People's Assembly in Pyongyang. Assembly members ask for withdrawal of USA and USA troops. North Korean flags on the walls of assembly hall. Assembly members cheer at the news of Russia's withdrawal from Korea in a later meeting. Shows a letter of thanks to Soviet Union by Koreans. Korean men,women and children collectively sign a petition. March 1946.
Segment introduction by Captain Carl Zimmerman. Animated map shows Pyongyang, Taegu, Inchon, and Seoul, and the 38th parallel. PyongYang falls on October 17, 1950 to U.S. troops. Troops advancing in PyongYang. A North Korean soldier is captured. A tank drives on a railway in PyongYang. A burning truck carrying ammunition explodes. A medic treats a wounded U.S. soldier in the streets of Pyongyang. A dead North Korean at side of road as troops advance. Bridge crossing at Pyongyang. North Korean civilians in Pyongyang. Interview with Corporal David Grey, Korean war veteran. 187th Airborne Regiment parachuters prepare to depart from Kimpo Air Field. C-47 and C-119 boxcar airplanes take off from Kimpo Air Field on 20 October 1950. Parachutes of the 187th Airborne descend to ground. General MacArthur views parachutes from the interior of his Constellation air plane. Soldiers loading up cattle with equipment. Jeep and Howitzer tied to skids are seen still attached to parachutes. Wounded 187th Airborne Regiment soldiers are gathered and placed on helicopters. Wounded covered with shield on helicopter before take off. North Koreans wave flags as U.S. soldiers advance. Map shows major invasion dates for Korea in September and October 1950.
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.
Shows scenes of a musical concert being held at the Pyongyang theater in Pyongyang, North Korea. An orchestra plays several instruments like clarinets, trumpets and violins under supervision of a Conductor. Group of singers sing in chorus in the background. Montage showing various scenes on the eve of the Independence Day in Korea (also known as Liberation Day, celebrating Korea's liberation from the Japanese). Scenes of lumber-train, Korean soldiers, ship departing, parade by children-bands, girls with '15 August' sign, photo of PM Kim II Sung, Korean National Flag and others can be seen.
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.
At the end of World War 2, Russian liberators arrive at Pyongyang railroad station in North Korea and being welcomed by the Koreans. People cheer Russian liberators as they pass by them. Russian tanks and soldiers parade through the streets of Pyongyang. North Korean leader Kim II Sung addresses a mass meeting. North Koreans operate farm equipment, harvest and pack rice. People celebrate a good harvest as they dance and play traditional musical instruments. A Korean river and a concrete bridge over it.