• Short Summary

    Troops in the thick of fighting in Korea a Corporal receives a George Medal.

  • Description

    GV. Mass of planes on the snow-covered deck of the U.S. Navy Aircraft carrier 'Oriskany' (first 7 for title.) SV. Two men clearing snow away on deck with large shovels. & CU. SV. Gun on deck completely covered in snow and ice. LV. Plane taking off in icy conditions. Sequence of air strafing Communist supply positions along the North Korean coast, etc., SV. Men of the 1st. King's Liverpool Regt. camouflaging themselves with dried grass etc., SCU. Corporal Bill Keay of Llanelly camouflaging himself. SV. Lance Corporal Bob Scott of Old Swan, Liverpool and Bill Dougdale of Liverpool. CU. Ted Martin of Preston camouflaging himself. SV. Centurion tank driving towards camera, moving forward. Shot from top of tank CU. Officer in tank giving instructions through mike. BV. Tank moving forward to position. SV. Pan, patrol running across field to positions. CU. Rifleman Clifford Braighton of Manchester, at the ready. CU. Lance Corporal Bernard Brown of Liverpool waiting in bushes with Bren gun. SV. Tank firing STV. Tank firing. SCU. Pan, man moving round cautiously past bushes. SV. Tank firing. CU. Jim Dolan of Manchester firing machine gun. LV. Smoke over battle area. SV. Richard Rigby of Widnes and loading Lance Corporal Jim Seddan of Liverpool firing mortar smoke bomb SV. Explosions over enemy positions. SV. Liut-Col F. R. St. P. Bunbury DSO looking through glasses in dugout at enemy positions. GTV. Patrol moving across open ground. SV. Patrol returning with dead Chinese on stretcher. STV. Koreans digging deep positions in almost solid rock. SV. Corporal Gerry Robertson of Tasmania Australia and Private Terence Bailey of Plymouth hewing out rock in trench. CU. Pick into rock, pan up to Corporal Gerry Robertson. CU. 14 pound hammer bashing up against rock, pan up to Private Terence Bailey of Plymouth. SV. Corporal Colin Lowes Royal Army Medical Corp (RAMC) of Port Talbot, South Wales in the gun pit of E-troop 4.2. mortars, being shown the signal. telling him of his award of the George Medal. CU. Corporal Colin Lowes. CU. Notice of award. SV. Colonel H. S. Colvert, Commander of the 61 Light Regt. Royal Artillery (RA) shaking hands with Corp. Colin Lowes. CU. Corporal Colin Lowes smiling. SV. Corp. Colin Lowes turns and shakes hands with his comrades CU. shaking hands. FCU. Corp. Lowes smiling.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:45:00 / 01:42:25:00

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