• Short Summary

    American General Van Fleet leaves Korea to return home for retirement.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads: "Gen. Van Fleet Leaves Korea For Retirement". American newsreel material.

    Seoul, South Korea.

    LS Ceremony. LS General Van Fleet receiving gifts from Korean civilians. CU Van Fleet speaking to Koreans. LS General Maxwell Taylor shaking hands and embracing Van Fleet. MS Van Fleet walking up stairs and approaches camera. CU Van Fleet waving goodbye to soldiers. CU Van Fleet seated inside aeroplane.

    Tokyo, Japan.

    LS Van Fleet alighting from aircraft. CU Van Fleet with General Mark Clark. MS Clark decorating Van Fleet. CU Van Fleet and Mark Clark shaking hands.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Cataloguer's Note: Korean War material - paperwork suggests it may date from February 1953 - MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2004.12
    Media URN:
    62298
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:49:00 / 01:42:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 2503 B

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