During the retreat back to South Korea, at Yonpo inside the Hamhung - Hungnam defense perimeter. U.S. soldiers evacuate the wounded and other personnel from Yonpo air base. Aerial view of mountainous, snow covered terrain. Soldiers and military trucks at an air base. Cargo and supplies on the snow covered ground. C-47 Skytrain C-119 Flying Boxcars on the airstrip. C-119 with open cargo holds. Soldiers climb into a transport plane. Soldiers in the hold. Four soldiers help carry a wounded on tiller from a military truck into the plane. More wounded brought into the plane. Aerial view of the area near the air base. Transport aircraft are from the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command.
U.S. soldiers walk on snow covered Yonpo air base in Korea. General Douglas MacArthur is seen talking to other officers and soldiers on the air field. He boards a U.S. military C-121 Lockheed Constellation transport plane, bearing 5-star insignia on the fuselage. The plane taxis and takes off. During evacuation of U.S. forces from Yonpo Air Base, facing Chinese offensive.
During evacuation of U.S. 8th Army forces from northern positions in the face of Chinese offensive during the Korean War. A covered U.S. Army truck backs up to a Grumman TBF Avenger and takes on wounded crew at Yonpo Air Base. View of USAF transport planes at Yonpo Air Base. C-47 and C-119 Flying Boxcar transport planes in the background. A USAF C-47 Skytrain approaches for landing. The plane lands and taxis to a halt on the snow covered airstrip. A covered Army personnel truck approaches the plane. Soldiers help shift the wounded from the plane into the waiting truck. A soldier with a bandaged head. Transport aircraft are from the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command.
Arrival of Admiral Charles Turner Joy, United States Navy, at Yonpo Air Base in Korea shortly before evacuation of Yonpo in the face of Chinese offensive. Admiral Joy chatting with Admiral Doyle. Another officer standing with the Admirals. Admiral Joy meets his son, 1st Lt Duncan Joy, USAF. The Admiral talking to his son. Joy and his son enter a military jeep and leave. Cars and planes parked on the snow-covered airstrip.
During the retreat back to South Korea, at Yonpo inside the Hamhung - Hungnam defense perimeter. U.S. soldiers evacuate the wounded and other personnel from Yonpo air base. Military covered trucks and vans lined up on snow covered air base. Transport planes in the background including C-119 Flying Boxcars and C-47 of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command. Soldiers shift the wounded from the vans into the waiting planes. Soldiers carry the wounded on stretchers onto a U.S. Marines C-54 Skymaster transport aircraft. The C-54 taxis and takes off.
U.S. 8th Army soldiers evacuate northern positions in Korea following Chinese offensive in the north. Military truck and jeep near a C-47 Skytrain during evacuation of Yonpo Air Base. Soldiers help people get off the plane and climb into the waiting military truck. Snow covered ground at the air base. Transport planes on the airstrip. Soldiers carry the wounded on a stretcher. Transport aircraft are from the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command.