This documentary was produced in 1955 by The Office of the Armed Forces Information and Education Department.
On June 25th 1950, at 4:00 A.M. Sunday morning the South Korean villages awoke to a world filled with noises and flames. The Communists had crossed the 38th Parallel launching an all out-un-declared war.
President Truman immediately ordered the American Armed Forces to give the Korean Government air cover and ground support.
The UN follows the American lead. This documentary archives the Communists ruthless push southward, and the determination of the combined American UN forces to stop them. On July 27th 1953, a treaty was signed calling for a cease fire and creation of the Demilitarized Zone known as the DMZ.