A view of the Russian Tower of Liberation. North Korean Army's Second Anniversary is celebrated at Pyongyang Rail Road Station Yard in North Korea. Thousands of North Korean soldiers stand up at attention. Prime minister Kim II Sung, and several Russian and Korean officers stand in review stands. Civilians gather in numbers at the event. Army Chief Chai Yong Kyon on horse back rides past the troops. PM Kim II Sung addresses the army and gives a speech. He receives bouquet of flowers from some officer after his speech. Korean soldiers hold Russian style weapons. North Korean bands play National Anthem. March 1948.
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.
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 eve of Independence Day (or Liberation Day) in Pyongyang,North Korea. Shows various events being held at a Sports Festival at the Pyongyang Stadium. Athletes take part in various events like javelin throw, discus, long jump, pole vault, track race, boxing and others.Spectators gather in large numbers and cheer for their favorites. The festival is part of celebration marking the anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japan.
The eve of South Korean's Independence Day.Narrator of the clip thanks the Soviet Republic for liberation of South Korea on this day. Shows engravings at the bottom of the Russian Tower of Liberation in Pyongyang that depicts Russian and Korean figures on it. Scenes of the sun rising at the horizon and scattered mountain ranges.15 August 1948.
Shows a Korean official giving speech on the podium. Prime Minister Kim II Sung addresses political representatives and reporters in a meeting in Pyongyang. Korean flags in background. The attendees listen attentively and applaud the PM Kim II Sung's speech. A Russian officer presents official papers to the PM . Approximately 1948.