• Short Summary

    President Truman declares state of national emergency after troops are evacuated from Korea.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads - 'Evacuation at Hungnam'. Korea.

    LS convoy of troops along road into Hungnam. MS marine sitting on trailer at back of passing jeep. LS's lorries full of troops passing and waving, Koreans troops wave back. MS light armour passing. Aerial LS of the rescue fleet lying off Hungnam. MS across deck to other ships. LS general rooftop view of Hungnam.

    LS troops climbing down from truck. Various shots troops boarding landing craft. Various shots tanks going aboard landing craft. MS troops lowering equipment into landing craft. MS loaded landing craft making way to ship. CU's American soldiers. LS parent ship. MS troops boarding parent ship from landing craft. LS troop carrier at sea. LS military cemetery outside Hungnam. Various shots marines standing with bowed heads during funeral service for their colleagues.

    MS parade standing with bowed head among the crosses. MS Marine sounding the Last Post. Exterior LS White House, Washington. Interior CU President Harry Truman speaking after declaring a state of national emergency (natural sound).

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:24:00 / 01:37:03:00
    UN 2320 E

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