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Attack by North Korea and U.S. attempt in United Nations' Security Council meeting to protect South Korea.

Start of Korean War. South Korea is attacked by 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 Korean Republican Army in the South mobilizing in citiies and heading to the front. South Korean soldiers fire rifles and artillery from trenches and hills. Smoke is seen among mountain ranges during battle. Soldier looks through binoculars. Next scene is in the United States, in Lake Success, New York, where guards at the United Nations simultaneously raise flags of many nations at the United Nations. South Korean ambassador Chang Myon is seen at an Emergency meeting of the Security Council of the UN. Secretary of UN, Trygve Lie states the situation is a as threat to world peace and calls for acceptance of the U.S. demand to reestablish peace. All 9 members present raise their hands in acceptance. Next scene is back in South Korea. Scenes of displaced civilian refugees including women and children. Many are gathered together. Man helps old woman to walk. Two Korean refugee boys stand side by side as one child eats bread. Next scene is again at the United Nations. Empty seat of representative of the Soviet Union is shown. U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Warren Austin, speaks and asks that the UN members vote to to assist South Korea, repel the armed attack by North Korea, and bring peace. Camera shows Security Council delegates voting, as 7 out of 8 representatives raise their hands in acceptance.

Date: 1950, June
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Life of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower after World War 2; NATO; Columbia University; U.S. President; advisor to Presidents

Dwight D. Eisenhower during presidency of the Columbia University in 1948. Eisenhower walking at a Columbia University graduation ceremony in New York City and speaking to the group assembled. Two years later, views of Eisenhower as NATO supreme commander in Europe. Eisenhower seated in NATO Conference. Citizens in United States prepare signs and urge Eisenhower to run for President. He salutes a parade in 1952 as he begins a run for the Presidency. Pamphlets and posters read 'we need Eisenhower'. An animated cartoon shows a smiling and marching Uncle Sam with an "Ike for President" jingle song playing. Cartoon shows animated citizens and an elephant supporting Eisenhower. Scenes from Republican National Convention, and Nixon and Eisenhower holding their arms up together. Citizens voting, using ballot boxes, and voting machines. A nun votes. Eisenhower casts his vote. People hold U.S. flags and cheer. Signboards and neon lighting on a building track vote tally and proclaim Eisenhower victory in 1952 presidential election. Eisenhower in Korea after the election. He meets and eats with American troops in the field and studies the war effort. South Koreans wave flags on announcement of truce (cease-fire armistice) in Korean War Eisenhower takes presidential oath of office in Washington DC. He signs document for Civil Rights Act of 1957 (voting right act). View of negro students of the "Little Rock Nine" entering a military station wagon under armed troop escort during integration of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. U.S. Army troops escort the African American students into school. Exterior view of United Nations building in New York. Eisenhower delivers speech on Atoms For Peace. Churchill and Khrushchev visit Eisenhower in America. Scenes of John F Kennedy inauguration in 1961. Eisenhower with Kennedy and later with President Johnson. In 1968 address to Republican Convention Eisenhower notes risk of growth of Communism.

Date: 1968
Duration: 5 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Damaged U.S. Army Support Group truck seen after ambush by elements of Korean Peoples' Army in the Korean DMZ

Following an attack by elements of the North Korean Peoples'Army, a U.S. Army 3/4 ton truck with canvas cover sits on dirt road. Its left front and rear tires are flattened. Several papers are scattered on the driver's seat. View from across the road. Two military policemen (MPs), assigned to the Joint Security Area, examine the truck. Front view of truck shows numerous bullet holes in the windshield. A tee shirt hangs on the radio antenna. Bumper contains identification reading : "UNC-USASS.JSA-16." Another vehicle drives around and behind the truck. MP comes from behind the truck and leans his weapon against its left rear fender. (Note: this U.S. Army Support Group truck was ambushed South of the Joint Security Area on April 14, 1968. During the encounter, two U.S. soldiers and two Koreans, augmenting the U.S. Army, were killed in action and two U.S. soldiers were wounded in action. )

Date: 1968, April 15
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Syngman Rhee, General Hodge, General Shitkov, and other officials meet at Duck Soo Kong in Seoul, after World War II.

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.

Date: 1945
Duration: 2 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Korean
 
 
North Korea attack South Korea and U.S. troops land in Pusan to aid South Korea.

Events after World War II. Refugees flee East Germany. Map of Korea. Temporary boundary of 38th parallel in Korea. Formation of Republic of Korea. U.S. troops evacuate Korea. Troops leave by railroad train. North Koreans attack South Korea. Civilian refugees flee. Delegates in the UN assembly. General MacArthur holds UN battle flag. U.S. troops land at Pusan to aid South Korea. U.S. troops fight North Koreans. U.S. and Canadian troops entrain for overseas service. British naval units and Swedish nurses leave for Korea. Turkish, Netherlands, and Australian troops arrive in Korea and are greeted by Korean civilians. Delegates in the UN assembly. Globe spins with flags of different nations. (Korean War)

Date: 1951
Duration: 6 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Man pounds rice and others fill wheat in straw bags at dock in Incheon harbor, South Korea.

A man pounds rice in large wooden bowl at Incheon Harbor, Inchon, South Korea. A woman pours water into the bowl. Korean laborers carry straw bags loaded with wheat from boat to dock. The straw bags weighed, tied and placed on truck.

Date: 1968, March 13
Duration: 2 min 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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