Strong War Violence
|Director:||Dennis K. Smith|
|Actors:||Cary Corbett, Steven Carroll|
The 1951 Battle of Kapyong is consideredone of the most significant battles in Australia's military history -yet it isthe least acknowledged andsadly remains amuchoverlooked chapter in the history books.China's Fifth Offensive during the KoreanWar was intended to finally drive the Australian New Zealand and Canadian troops out of South Korea by way ofsecuringa strategic valley an ancientrouteideal for the purpose of invasion leading all the way to Seoul and with it the taste of victory. Buta small band of brave Australians New Zealanders and Canadians took up arms to participate in one of the single greatest success stories in the war effortthwarting the Chinese army's formidable advance anddirectly affecting the outcome of the Korean War. Thoroughly researched this remarkable achievement isdocumented through dramatic reconstruction featuring archival imagery maps and rarely seen footage as veterans from both sides of the all-but-forgotten conflictvividly reflect ona battle considered acrucial turning pointof the Cold War.