• Short Summary

    US troops in Korea; British navy joins US at sea; fighter planes in Pacific, MacArthur in Tokyo.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'UN FIGHT FOR KOREA'. (Over UN and USA flags flying together.)

    Korea, United States of America and Japan.

    MS Army truck driving onto airfield. MS truck backing onto open door of 'plane. MS wounded man on stretcher being transferred from truck to 'plane. Two wounded men on truck; one being given plasma. MS wounded being given plasma.

    North Korean scout car of Russian make that has been captured. US soldier looking over car. US soldier walking round captured gun and examining it. Two captured North Koreans being interrogated. Captured North Korean with face wounds; pan down to his wounded hand.

    LS British naval ships at sea. LS British ship at sea. MS Rear Admiral WG Andrews of the British Navy boarding US flag ship and being greeted. MS Andrews being greeted by Vice Admiral Arthur D Strubble. SCU Andrews and Strubble. LS Ships of the US Fleet at sea. MS Deck of aircraft carrier "H.M.S. Triumph" (Fireflies and Seaflies). MS 'plane taking off from flight deck. MS Another 'plane taking off. LS 'planes in flight. LS Squadron on 'planes flying over fleet. MS Batman waving 'planes in. SCU 'plane coming in to land. MS 'plane with one wheel missing making crash landing. SCU Another 'plane overshoots and crashes into superstructure of carrier. MS Salvage crews at work on wreckage.

    LS Pan over airfield at Tucson, Arizona with B-29 'planes lined up for de-mothing. MS B-29's being towed out & SCU. MS B-29 being towed out. SCU The protective, plastic skin being pulled off 'plane. MS Skin being peeled off. SCU Skin being peeled off wheel. SCU Insignia on side of one 'plane - 'Lucky 13'.

    LS Vast 'plane storage depot in San Diego, California. MS Crane pulling door away from shed. MS 'plane being hauled from storage crate. SCU 'plane being lowered to ground. LS 'plane on field for servicing. LS 'planes with wings folded. LS The aircraft carrier Boxer alongside at Alameda California with crew assembled on quay. MS Fighter 'planes crammed on deck of the 'Boxer'. MS Men embarking on the Boxer. MS Sailors walking up gangplank. MS 'Planes on deck of carrier. CU The United Nations flag flying.

    MS In Tokyo, Chief of Staff, Collin hands over the first United Nations battle flag to General Douglas MacArthur. SCU The Stars and Stripes flying beside the United Nations flag.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:20:00 / 01:55:12:00

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