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Re: Tunnels and lost MacArthur film???
might be lucky,type in canadaian archives
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From: "MGH & HJM" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 7:17 PM
Subject: Tunnels and lost MacArthur film???
> Hi -
> thanks for the tunnel info. for those who replied. I have even found out
> tourists can visit the ones farther out from the DMZ.
> I just finished talking to a retired Lt. Col. from the Canadian Army. He
> over in Korea in 1951 with the PPCLI (Princess Patricia Canadian Light
> Infantry) - the 1st Battalion comprised of volunteers, presidential
> for battle at Kapyong, and then later as the Canadian Military Attaché
> (1982-1984) at Panmunjom (UN Armistice Commission).
> Anyway, when he was on leave in Tokyo he was somehow corralled into doing
> Army film in which he was to be greeted by MacArthur. This was, I believe,
> April 8, 1954 - days before MacArthur was relieved. Anyway, this fellow
> several scenes with MacArthur and was invited into his office later. The
> was produced by the U.S. Signal Corp and tentatively titled "The 50,000th
> on RNR Leave." As far as he knows, the film was axed because of what was
> shortly to come (the main attraction's removal from command) and ended up
> the cutting room floor. Would anyone have any idea where this film could
> ended up? I'm up here in Canada and as such the inner workings of the
> archival system remain an enigma. Any advice where to look? I think it
> be great if i could track down the footage and show it to the Lt. Col.