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Armed Forces Assistance To Korea - The Big Picture

National Archives and Records Administration ARC Identifier 2569541 / Local Identifier 111-TV-271 Big Picture: Armed Forces Assistance to Korea DVD copied by Master Scanner Thomas Gideon. Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). Americans have traditionally responded to the needs of friends in trouble and for this film presentation in THE BIG PICTURE television series, American soldiers are shown as they lend a helping hand to Korea, a country torn apart by war. Here is a film documentary about a gesture which started as an informal assist and has mushroomed into a big, organized program for the rehabilitation of certain areas of Korean life. Armed Forces Assistance to Korea, or as it is generally known, AFAK, is an American Army project which is destined to become a living monument of friendship between peoples. This is a story about the aftermath of war in Korea and how, through AFAK, American soldiers are once again demonstrating how willingness and cooperation can overcome obstacles in helping a country make a comeback.
Length: 27:52


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