GV. Stores being assembled on beach ready for evacuation to Formosa (Taiwan). LV. Pan, mass of stores and soldiers landing craft off shore. SCU. Nationalist soldiers manhandling equipment onto landing craft. SCU. Soldier eating from tin with chopsticks. SV. Refugees walking...
U.S. Navy evacuates civilians from Tachen Islands as Far East crisis deepens.
Chinese Nationalist forces repel an attack on the Island of Quemoy from the Mainland.
During the Formosa Crisis in Nationalist China, civilians survive in the ruins of their village.
President Eisenhower with Chiang Kai Shek in Taiwan.
Free Chinese army holds military exercise on Taiwan.
Unedited footage and two American newsreel items featuring scenes of the Sino-Japanese war.
Various shots of Chinese Nationalist troops firing shells from coastal batteries; islanders and troops in the street.
Harrowing scenes of destruction from Shanghai during Sino-Japanese war.
Trouble in Turkey following withdrawal of Allied Forces, including shots of Kemal Ataturk.
Collins Quads in USA, refugees leave Shanghai, British Troops prepare, Dewey arrive in UK.
Chinese usher in the new year with fireworks, gifts, feast, praying and street performance.
Red China refugees outside the Presidential Palace of Generalissimo Chaing Kai-shek.
Footage of refugees as Civil War breaks out in China.
Commonwealth leaders meet in Colombo - Big changes take place in South Vietnam.
The Chinese National Army give a defence demonstration in Formosa.
US aircraft carriers race to Formosa as tension increases.
Major Gen. W. Chase inspecting troops, aerial view troops on parade.
Students train for stylized Chinese Opera, apply makeup and perform.
Cantonese troops arrive in Shanghai.
Japanese troops make their way forwards in the Sino-Japanese war.
More scenes from the Sino-Japanese war. Troops on the move and refugees begging for food.
An issue of the "March of Time" examining Chinese politics.
Mme Chiang Kai-Shek welcomes orphans from the Tachen Islands
Winston Churchill makes a speech on the victory in Egypt at the Lord Mayor's luncheon.