The Korean War: U.S. Firepower explores the Korean theater,
the men that fought there and the equipment and weaponry that
brought to bear on the enemy during the bloody years of the
war. The three films that comprise this collection include:
- Korea - The Final Phase: Produced by the Department of
Defense in 1960, this film shows how the U.S. Air Force
leveraged their superior tactical and logistical air support
during the Korean War to significantly help bring that war
to an end. It includes fascinating footage of the endgame
of the war.
- Fire Power: Artillery in Korea: This film explores the
role artillery played in Korea. Some of the highlights include
showing the huge superiority of American artillery weapons
vs those of the Communist enemies - detailing how the U.S.
could fire ten shells for every one shell the Communists
could fire. The film also explores the newly created 280mm
- The 3rd Infantry Division - This film explores the 3rd
Infantry Division. It explores the missions and the training
that makes this mechanized infantry division a top fighting
force, earning the nickname the "Rock of The Marne." The
film looks at their missions in both World Wars, the Korean
war and its mission in Western Europe after their service
in the Korean war.
The total run time of this DVD is 1 hours 10 minutes.