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Program Title: Korean War, The: Our Time in Hell Part I
EASC Code: KK-03
Series Title:
Region/Country: Korea
Language: English
Subtitles:
Subject: History, West-East Relationship/Diaspora, Politics & Law
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
Director:
Producer: Discovery Channel
Release Date: 1997
Running Time: 50 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: "Part One presents the deplorable first months of the so-called police action" where U.S. military force face humiliation and defeat by a well-trained well-equipped army. After months of despair, General Douglas MacArthur launches a successful amphibious landing at Inchon. routing the North Koreans. The General assures President Truman and the political leadership back home that China or Russia will not intervene. Never the less he continues to push toward China's border. In this video frontline battle film is combined with insightful comments by veterans who were there. It's a new kind of war for America- a war of attrition, not real estate. The worst is yet to come."
Data Entry Date: 11/21/06