• Short Summary

    General George H. Decker, United Nations C. in C. in Korea, declared today "Any future?

  • Description

    1.
    G.V.Pan. The hilly district (the objective)


    2.
    Angle V.Pan. An H.21-type-helicopter landing in a cloud of snow.


    3.
    L.S.V. Troops jumping out.


    4.
    S.C.U. Troops firing rockets.


    5.
    G.V. Shells exploding on the hillside.


    6.
    C.U. Rocket gun.


    7.
    S.V. Machine gun nest.


    8.
    Nearer V. Ditto.


    9.
    L.V.Pan Two sets of guns firing.


    10.
    L.V. Another.


    11.
    G.V. Troops on another hill observing the action.


    12.
    SC.U. President Rhee watching through binoculars.


    13.
    C.U. Lt.General Arthur Trudeau-Director of "Snow Flake"


    14.
    C.U. General George H.Decker-Commander in Chief-U.N. Forces in Korea.


    15.
    Back V. Lt.Gen.Trudeau reporting to President Rhee.


    16.
    C.U. President Rhee speaking.


    17.
    L.V. Ditto.


    18.
    Front V. Everyone(including the President) raising their arms and shouting "Long Live Free Nations"...




    Initials M.R./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: General George H. Decker, United Nations C. in C. in Korea, declared today "Any future supplies and equipment arriving in Korea for United States Forces will be made available to South Korean units as well."
    Jubilant South Korean military leaders were interpreting this to mean that their troops would soon be sharing the latest America arms, including atomic weapons and guided missiles.

    President Syngman Rhee beamed approval, spectators reported. With the General, The President was inspecting joint winter manoeuvres by United States and South Korean forces.

    President Rhee has been agitating ever since the Korean armistice for replacement by modern equipment of the obsolescent armament used by the United Nations forces against the Communists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD2T5ZL9G1PSKXN9HN6IVV9QPP
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2T5ZL9G1PSKXN9HN6IVV9QPP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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