This film shows what happens in one day of war. Excerpting a
communiqué from the daily newspaper we show the fighting that lies
behind the brief report of such a communiqué. "The Army Combat Team,"
which has proved itself in the Korean fighting, is shown in action.
Infantry, Artillery Armor and Army Aviation form a powerful offensive
and defensive team of the 8th Army in Korea. Again, it's the fire-power
of this team against the manpower of the Communists.
focuses on the man and the machines of this team in the rugged terrain
of the Korean peninsula. Lieutenant Colonel Robert Pridgin, former
Battalion Commander with the 7th Division in Korea gives a personal
report on the efficiency of the Combat Team. Colonel Pridgin, Henderson,
North Carolina, was the Plans and Training Officer at Fort Yorer,
Virginia. His military awards include the Distinguished Service Cross,
Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with Oak
Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster.