Budget Films

Stock Footage

Welcoming Men Back From Korea

Two separate homecoming scenes from the end of the Korean War. At Travis Air Force Base, a woman points as a group of relatives awaits the arrival of a loved one. Sailors carry ex-POWs down a ramp on stretchers. A crowd, including news photogs, watches. Good shot of wounded soldier smiling, waving. At another location, soldiers applaud from two decks of a troop ship as it arrives. Quick shots of waiting crowds, arriving troops. Various shots of embracing G.I.'s and families.

IdentifierCLIP-1763
Duration41 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1953
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