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Category: Korean War

Korean War in Color

“2001” The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Life in the Korean War

In this episode, The Big Picture looks at soldiers lives over a single day on the front lines of Korea. Items include the eating and bathing conditions for soldiers as well as typical work such as planting microphones or driving tanks.

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The Ultimate Test: Overcoming Korea

In this episode, The Big Picture looks at the early Chinese involvement in the Korean War, U.S. soldiers fighting the harsh conditions of winter as well as evacuating wounded fighters in helicopters. There is also footage of an exhibition put on by the Army’s Ordinance Corp. displaying the latest foreign and domestic weapons & vehicles for that time.

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2nd Infantry Division Legacy

Explore the history of the 2nd Infantry Division (2ID). This documentary gives an overview of the legacy of the 2ID beginning in 1917 along with interviews with veterans and current infantry as well as KATUSA soldiers.

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This is Korea

“1951” Covers the United States involvement with Korea and testing of Korean weapons. John Ford directed this film which is the only color documentary made during the Korean War.

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End of the Korean War

“1955” In this episode The Big Picture tries to analyse the Korean war.

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The Crime of Korea

“1950” Korea in the tumultuous period between the end of World War II and the start of the Korean War.

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Korea Battles for Time

“1950” Logistics and combat operations of air, sea, and ground forces of United Nations in Korea from 10th of July through 10th of August 1950.

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Floating Fortress

“1952” Portrays a day’s activities aboard a U.S. battleship (USS New Jersey) off the coast of Korea. Shows living conditions, habits of officers and crew, and bombardment of enemy positions along the shore.

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