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    Opening of big offensive in Port of Seoul, Korea, with landings of British and American forces

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Opening of Big Offensive in Korea

    KOREA: Port of Seoul: Inchon:

    United Nations forces, British and American begin offensive and McArthur watches while guns bombard coast and American Marines are first to land on shore

    OPENING OF BIG OFFENSIVE IN KOREA -:Allied landings at Inchon British troops across the Naktong River
    AMERICAN MILITARY Marines land at Inchon..McArthur watches..take posns....Main force lands in amphibious tractors...Offensive starts in South tanks go forward...take hill... G.I.s with British

    AMERICAN NAVAL. in conjunction with British Fleet bombard with rockets et in Inchon area prior to Landings

    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. Landing at Inchon, watched by McArthur..Marines go ashore

    COAD BP. BRIGADIER (British in Korea) Chats with Maj Gen Hobart Gay of U.S. First Cavalry Divsn While British troops prepare for advance

    GAUSS, Mr. (U.S.Ambassador,China). Chats with Brigadier Coad Commander of British K Force prior to big push up Korea....

    KOREA Big Allied Offensive begins with major landings at Inchon the Port of Seoul...Firstly terrific land bombardment by U.S. and British warships...with rockets and shells...havoc on land...Mc Arthur watches from vessel.. Marines go ashore in barges to take first positions... shots as they advance..then after 11 hour tide main force land in amphibious tractors ..shots climbing down ships sides...go ashore.............British K Force prepares for attack...clean weapons eating talking with G.I.s...C.O. Brigadier Coad chats with Maj Gen Hobart Gay of U.S. Force Refugees.. Tanks advance shoot up enemy positions... Hill is taken by G.I.s wounded brought back.

    McARTHUR GENERAL DOUGLAS Watches American Marines go ashore in Inchon landings from warship.

    MILITARY BRITISH British K Force prepares for action in big push...with G.I.s eating resting cleaning weapons...Brigadier Coad the C.O.chats with Maj Gen Hobart Gay.

    NAVAL BRITISH British and American Fleets soften up coastal defences round Inchon prior to landings..rocket and shell bombardment..landing shots etc,,,

    Korean War; Military - Active

    Allied, Allies, land, shelling, warships
    Background: Opening of big offensive in Port of Seoul, Korea, with landings of British and American forces

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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