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.
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 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.
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. 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. Animated map of Korea shows division at 38th parallel and depicts Southern part as an American marked beetle. 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.
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'.
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.