Responsibility of MAC during war time. People carry a wounded on stretcher into a Military Airlift Command (MAC) C-9 aircraft. Trained flight nurses and medical technicians board the plane. Men arrange stretchers inside the plane. MAC planes land and take off. Aero-medical evacuation during the war in South East Asia. Soldiers carry injured into a helicopter ambulance. MAC operations biggest achievement. Medical personnel attend to the wounded on stretchers in a plane.
American servicemen are kept informed by newspapers and radio telecasts. In Guam, Mariana Islands : a serviceman seated at a table in a room listens to a radio and writes a letter to his wife. A radio disc jockey hosts a musical show and plays songs for listeners from a studio. In Korea : a soldier reads Stars and Stripes newspaper while getting a haircut. In South Vietnam: mechanics read a newspaper. Newspapermen work and write for the Pacific edition of Stars and Stripes newspaper. In Thailand : American servicemen watch a sports program at USO Club. A video taping technician works with recording devices at a television station. American soldiers watch a television show. A television engineer controls a program on air at the American Forces Korea Network. A man works on a typewriter.
Manila Summit Conference to review the efforts for negotiations of a peaceful settlement of the Vietnam war, in South East Asia. An official speaks. View of U.S. White House. A U.S. plane in flight as President Johnson attends a seven nation Summit Conference to be held in Manila. View of Manila city. Miniature flags of South Korea, Thailand, Australia, and New Zealand. President of the Philippines, Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos officiates ceremony. Asian allies soldiers standing. South Korean troops disembark the landing craft to support American military action in Vietnam. U.S. combat troops and U.S. Army helicopters are in action. Asian allies troops move into action in Vietnam.
Lord Louis Mountbatten inspects the 51st Brigade of the 25th Indian Division XV corps in forward area of Buthidaung in Burma. British Lord Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia comes. He shakes hand with an officer. Mountbatten speaks with the enlisted men. Lieutenant General S A M Browning, Chief of General staff of South East Asia Command (SEAC) accompanies Mountbatten.
The plight of South East Asian refugees, with focus on role of international organizations in Europe.
Host Alexander speaks about increasing number of refugees since 1975. Victor Palmieri, U.S. Coordinator for Refugee Affairs, is interviewed. He speaks about international aid to keep refugees alive. Camp area of refugees. Refugees are sent to other camps of other countries. Refugees in camp. Alexander speaks about that lucky refugees who are resettled into US, China, Canada, Australia and France and others remain in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
The plight of South East Asian refugees, with focus on role of international organizations in South East Asia. Vietnamese soldiers move into action in grassy field during Vietnam war. Ravages of war showing damaged homes and ruins. Trucks being driven and refugees carry their belongings.