• Short Summary

    United Nations and South Korean troops are evacuated. They destroy things before leaving.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Evacuation of Hungnam".

    Hungnam, Korea. United Nations & South Korean troops evacuated. Scorched Earth tactics in use.

    LV Evacuation port of Hungnam. Tank in f/g. SV US soldier in turret. LV Hungnam. Convoys along road. LV Convoys & supplies in port. SV Gun being prepared for action. CU Soldier loading. SV Gun fires. Shell exploding. SV Tank observation post. LV Fires burning on hillside. VS Guns firing. Evacuation ships in background. GV Pan evacuation fleet lying off Hungnam. LV South Korean troops parading to embark on ship. VS of South Korean troops embarking with supplies. SV Tank being hoisted aboard. SV Gun firing. GV Ruined factory site near beach head. LV Towards goods trucks loaded with drums of oil to be destroyed. VS of railway trucks being deliberately crashed. VS of wreckage. SV Trucks on fire. LV Two soldiers watching trucks burning. LV Buildings on fire. SV Pan buildings on fire. SV Column of dense smoke rising in air. CU Secret documents being burnt. VS Building being destroyed by fire at night. LV Tall chimney awaiting demolition. SV Sappers preparing demolition charges. CU Charges in box marked `High Explosive'. SV Sappers placing charges. LV Chimney blows up. LV Cave in hillside used by North Koreans as storage for alcohol, oil and grease exploding. GV Pool of smoke over road. GV Troops onto landing craft at Hungnam. LV Gun firing. SV Pan GIs walking along beach and into landing craft. SV troops walking into landing craft. LV Civilians fighting around lorry for bags of flour. SV Pan woman carrying large bag of flour on head. SV Man carrying flour. SV Soldier placing bag of flour on boy's barrow. CU Small boy standing with sack of flour on his back. LV Loading sacks on lorry. SV Civilian loading lorry. CU Pan civilian loading sack. GV Troops on beach awaiting evacuation. LV Troops embarking on landing craft. SV Feet wading through water to landing craft. SV Back view troops walking up ramp to landing craft. SV Troops embarking on landing craft. SV Back view landing craft leaving beach. SV Red Cross craft leaves. Big GV awaiting evacuation. Some board landing craft.
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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:24:00 / 01:38:33:00

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