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    United Nations strengthens the military front in North Korea with the demolition of factories and railways as the town of Hungnam is evacuated in 1950

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Evacuation of Hungnam

    NORTH KOREA: Hungman:

    AMERICAN MILITARY Evacuation of Hungman under cover of Artillery barrage..Blow up chimney stack to clear line of fire..Wreck the trans by crashing and driving off lines..Troops board troopship carrying arms..Burn all records.Blow up all ammunition,give Koreans food..G.I. helps small boy to carry off sack..Troops drive down to beach on lorries. Pack into Landing barges..Ends close and it pulls away

    AMERICAN NAVAL. Marines pack into landing craft on beach head at Hungnam Doors drawn up and boat pulls away

    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. Final evacuation..troops go onto landing barges with small arms and possessions etc..doors clang to and barge pulls away from shore.. Aerial shots off coast

    CHIMNEY Factory Chimney blown up ..Shots laying the charge and explosion and felling

    EXPLOSION Excess Ammunition exploded in evacuation of Hungnam big explosion and cameramans hat set on fire.. Close

    FACTORIES Factory Chimney blown up in Hungnam Korea..laying charges Blows up and falls down

    FIRES Building set on fire by evacuating Yank troops..Torch thrown in..Station(Railway) on fire

    FOOD Excess food left over in evacuation of Hungnam by U.S. Marines given away...Koreans fight for it...G.I. helps small boy with sack..Shot very small boy staggering under weight on load

    GUNS. Artillery barrage cover retreat from Hungnam..in action

    KOREA Final evacuation of Chosin Reservoir area from Hungnam..LS Town..Artillery set up..Chimney blown down in the way Railways wrecked driven off lines, colligated. engine hangs over bridge...Artillery in action as troops board the troopships carrying arms. Records in coaches burnt. Station on fire. food given away to Koreans, fight for it. Ammunition blown up. troops on lorry head for the beach enter landing craft with arms doors close and craft pulls away from shore..Aerial shot fleet off coast

    RAILWAYS Railway system wrecked before falling into Korean hands Train and engines driven off tracks rolled down the embankments..Collided together...Shots total wreckage Engine hangs off wrecked bridge..Caoches containing U.S. record set fire and burnt

    Korean War

    war, Korean Conflict, demolition, explosion, explosions, train, trains, railway, warfare, weaponry, weapons, ship, ships, bomb, bombs, destruction, fire, fires
    Background: United Nations strengthens the military front in North Korea with the demolition of factories and railways as the town of Hungnam is evacuated in 1950

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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