• Short Summary

    President Truman meets General MacArthur on Wake Island and the latest from Korea.

  • Description

    Truman meets MacArthur. Wake Island and Korea.

    M/S President Harry Truman stepping down fro plane and being greeted by MacArthur. M/S MacArthur and Truman shaking hands. L/S Coral building on island. M/S of MacArthur coming out of building with Frank Pace. M/S of press photographers. C/U MacArthur and Frank Pace pan to General Bradley. C/U Truman decorating MacArthur with D.S.M. (Distinguished Service Medal). L/S of Truman boarding plane, turns and waves. M/S of plane taxiing away. L/S air view Wake Island. L/S Turkish troops in camp. C/U Turkish sign on arm. M/S pan Turkish troops seated on ground. C/U Turkish army officer. M/S Turkish troops getting into truck with equipment.

    Pan United Nations Fleet of ships off the coast of Korea. C/U of UN flag flying from mast/ L/S of the British aircraft carrier 'Triumph' L/S of HMAS 'Bataan'. M/S of the large 16 inch gun turrets of the Battleship Missouri. M/S of rating below storing up large shell. L/S Ratings on deck being briefed on action. M/S of naval officer speaking. C/U of bearded sailor listening. L/S of plane taking off from aircraft carrier. C/U of bearded man speaking into microphone. M/S pan, rating carrying shell to gun. Angle shot, rating putting clip into antiaircraft gun. C/U of shell being pushed into breach. M/S of battleships gun turrets rising and firing. L/S Explosions on land. Back view large gun firing. L/S explosions on land pan to explosions in water. M/Ss of antiaircraft guns firing. M/S of explosions on land. M/S large guns firing. Various more shots of guns being fired.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:15:00 / 01:34:32:00

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