UN troops withdraw and destroy a bridge during the Chinese Spring offensive during the Korean War.
Korea Date:1951 Duration:3 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
United Nations troops face the Spring offensive during the Korean War. UN combat team soldiers comprised of British, Belgian, Filipino, and American troops quickly break their camp in the Imjin River area. A soldier hastily finishes his meal. UN soldiers standing in a fox hole with rifles resting atop boxes and looking out at enemy lines. Mortars being fired by UN forces at the enemy Chinese forces. A UN Military trucks burns after being hit by an enemy shell. UN convoy of trucks and tanks on a retreat halts and is seen as it takes cover due to heavy firing from machine gun and mortar fire in the hills. UN convoy resumes the advance. British and Belgian battalion commanders discuss plans. Convoy rolls through Uijongbu. Tired and weary U.S. Army infantrymen advance and wade through a rice fields and streams after heavy battle the day before. In rainy conditions, soldiers hold rear guard position and U.S. Army 155mm howitzers being fired at the enemy in Uijongbu. UN military vehicles cross a bridge. Soldiers pour gasoline over a TNT (Trinitrotoluene) mined bridge. They set the gas on fire and run toward the camera position. Bridge explodes and smoke rises.
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