Invasion of Seoul, Korea by U.S. 1st Marine Division during the Korean War. U.S. Marines advance toward Seoul city after they cross the Han River. The marines fire guns at enemy positions. U.S. Air Force fighter airplanes drop bombs over ground targets. Smoke rises from the bombardment. U.S. Marines receive heavy artillery fire by the North Korean People's Army. Wounded marines are evacuated. The marines involved in street fight. They advance after the capture of Seoul. A marine reads an American newspaper about U.S. Marines advance in Seoul. UN (United Nations) troops advance in North Korea after securing Seoul. Tanks, jeeps and trucks loaded with marines move ahead. Soldiers march along a road.
Propaganda film made by North Korea. American soldiers, on sightseeing tours, and at rodeo. Public building in Seoul. Unemployed Koreans gambling and loafing in Bagado park, Seoul. Korean fortune teller in park. Market place in Seoul. Korean people looking at Japanese goods being sold. Slum sections of Seoul. Korean inspector searching private home. Sign on door "Contagious Disease". Sick children lying in streets. Sign "Give Us Rice". Idle factories. Wrecked factory equipment. American soldiers and Korean girls dancing and drinking in night clubs. Wild Korean Jazz band. Flashing night club signs. Night scene of Korean placing sign on wall that the Russians and Americans should leave Korea. Korean police walking threateningly toward the Korean. Atrocities committed by the South Koreans: Tortures and beating in cellars, dragging men and women behind trucks, hanging of many men and women at the Song Ack mountain in Kai Sung. Corpses lying on ground after being cut down from the trees. Men, women and children with hands tied behind their backs lying in shallow graves. Communists in South Korea revolting and killing police
United States Marines and 7th Infantry Division troops fight on street in Seoul, South Korea and recapture the city on September 26, 1950. A geographical map shows the map of Korea with the area that was occupied by United States troops beginning September 20, 1950. United States Marines and 7th Infantry Division troops fight in ruins of Seoul. Soldiers take shelter behind sandbag wall and fires at enemy. Soldiers fire from building. Soldiers and tanks advance on damaged Seoul Street. Troops take rest. Marine reads newspaper cutting headlined 'Marines enter Seoul Fight Reds in Street'.
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.
Early North Korean Propaganda film depicts post-World War 2 events in Korea. including the partition of North and South at the 38th parallel. Korean village and country side.Seagulls fly at seaside. Duck Soo Kong building in Nam Dai Moon in Seoul. Officers stand around a table as General Hodge ( United States), General Shitkov (Russia), Syngman Rhee of South Korea meet. Rhee addresses the meeting, Koreans enter YMCA building in Seoul. Shows Japanese flag and states that Syngman Rhee has traded one Imperial overlord for United States. Animated map of Korea shows division at 38th parallel and depicts Southern part being covered by the entangling web of American interference. Len Han Sa building in Seoul and the city as a whole. South Korean police depicted treating a man badly and taking his food away to highlight Syngman Rhee's strongman tactics.
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.