The story of Death Valley. Korea.
'DRAMATIC FIRST PICTURES FROM CHOSIN TRAP AS BRITISH AND AMERICANS FIGHT WAY OUT AGAINST MAN AND NATURE.'
GV Aerial view of Chosin Valley. CU Pilot of flying boxcar. SV Pilot talking to co-pilot with map. GV Aerial fires burning after bombing. SV Aerial fires burning. SV Towards G.I.s starting task out from Kotori area. GV Pan encampment in Kotori area. SV G.I.s standing about. CU G.I. SV G.I.s in snow covered ground. One picks up snow. SV G.I. eating snow. SV G.I.'s seated on ground. CU G.I. GV Pan stores and supplies being made ready at rear air base. SV Japanese securing box of supplies. SV Japanese tying chute on supplies. LV Supplies lined up prior to loading. CU Supplies and ammunition. LV G.I.s trying to get mortar shells out of transit cases. SV and LV Mortar being fired. CU Men taking mortar shells from cases. SV Mortar firing.
GV Aerial view of Chosin Valley. CU Wireless operator at work. GV Chosin valley. Small aircraft flying towards Kotori airstrip. LV Men in machine gun posts. LV and GV Kotori airstrip. Supplies being dropped. CU Notice - 'Panicky Pocket' airstrip. LV Small aircraft taxing for wounded pan to other aircraft. SV Wounded man on stretcher being prepared for air journey. SV Wounded G.I. being assisted by comrades to 'plane. SCU Wounded man in small aircraft. SV Wounded man on stretcher being carried towards aircraft. SV Small aircraft taxing out SV Towards walking wounded making way towards aircraft. SV Wounded being assisted aboard carrier aircraft. SV. G.I. waiting with wounded man on back. SV Wounded man being assisted into naval aircraft. LV Towards naval aircraft taking off. LV and GV Naval aircraft damaged at end of runway. Men rushing to assist. SV Damaged aircraft. CU Damaged aircraft.
LV Towards Dakota taking along runway after landing. SV G.I. with man with injured face. CU and SV Dakota taxing in. SV Wounded being put aboard Dakota. SV Wounded man lying on stretcher. SV Stretcher being hauled aboard Dakota. SCU Wounded man on stretcher. SV. Group, of G.I.s. sitting around fire. One warming soles of boots. SCU Type warming soles of boots. GV Pan men in sleeping bags asleep on snow. SV G.I. wakes up and moves. SV. Chinese prisoners being herded along by G.I.s SV Chinese prisoners coming out of building. SV. C-119 flying boxcar in flight., Officer in aircraft points.
GV Looking after supplies being dropped from tail of C-119. CU Pilot. MV C-119 in flight. It drops bridging equipment by parachute. Pan down with 'chute. CU Pilot of aircraft. GV. Aerial convoy starting in breakout. LV Towards convoy moving along road. LV Towards lorry loaded with G.I.s going along road. SV. Towards tank loaded with G.I.s. retreating. GV Infantry trekking along road. GV Pan marines camping during breakout snow. SV G.I.s. unpacking in blizzard. SV G.I. huddled around small fire in snow storm. SCU Two G.I.s round fire. SV Towards G.I.s. trekking from camp in snow storm. SV (2 shots) SV Group of G.I.s. waiting to leave. SV G.I. drinking from can. He passes it to another. man SV G.I. with sleeping bags and equipment waiting to leave camp. CU G.I.