The Indo China War in Indochina. Army trucks move in rebel held towns. French soldiers carry wounded men on litters. Troops fire artillery. Dead people on the ground. Natives sitting. Huts and houses of a town on fire. French soldiers move in the streets. The troops are in action for mopping up entrenched Vietnamese. Vietnamese are being transferred onto a truck.
French troops liberate a town in Indochina during the Indochina War. Freed natives move with their belongings after a bloody 47-day siege. Damaged buildings and ruins. A group of French officers talks. Interiors of damaged buildings and debris. Exterior of a church. The Father of the church and a woman with children stand outside the church.
After five years of captivity of Red Revolutionary Forces (Viet-Minh) hostages return to their homelands from Indo-China during the Indo-China War. French hostages held by Viet-Minh leave Indochina with their belongings. They board a truck. Trucks loaded with the hostages line up on a road. The Red Cross sign at the entrance of a building. People move with their families. French women at a counter of new clothes after imprisonment. Children eat sweets. Two boys eat bread with tea. French hostages including men, women and children.
Airborne action in Korea during the Korean War. During Operation Tomahawk paratroopers of U.S. Army 187th Airborne prepare and board aircraft in Japan. U.S. Air Force aircraft on the ground. The aircraft in flight. They drop parachutes over Munsan-Ni in Korea. A view of Munsan-Ni area. U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur arrives for his visit to the front.
UN forces relax during a lull in Korea during the Korean War. Commander of the UN forces General MacArthur on the front with his men. An aerial view of a mountain terrain and the 38th parallel. North Korean prisoners are taken. Damaged UN army tanks, artillery and other equipment. During the lull in the fighting, UN forces rest and GIs stage their own show and entertain their buddies. A personnel dances with a girl and other buddies look at them.
Army troops are welcomed in Seattle, Washington as they return from the Korean War. GIs return to Seattle after rugged services on the Korean Front. GIs and troops aboard USS General LeRoy Eltinge at sea. The army transport USS General LeRoy Eltinge (AP-154) arrives at a harbor and gets a harbor welcome. An officer waves at civilians. Women standing with bouquets wave at the GIs. The GIs disembark from the ship and are greeted by their families and wives. A convoy of trucks loaded with GIs pass through the streets of the city. The citizens of Seattle standing on both the sides of the road welcome the GIs. People welcome them by giving them flowers.