Formosa, United States of America
VS. Very good material on mass dropping by parachute during air exercise of American and Chinese Air-Forces. VS. The men when they land, get rid of their parachutes and pick up weapons also dropped and make heir way through paddy field. (Comb.F.G.)
Nationalist Chinese Government arranges mercy drops of food and propaganda.
Chinese pilot defects to Formosa in a MIG aircraft.
RAF Air Pageant at Hendon - lots of formation flying and smoke trails.
A group of pilots from Cambridge University receive some training at Salisbury.
Free Chinese leader Chiang-Kai Shek is elected for a third term in office.
Chinese Nationalists return after fighting Communists on the Thai / Burma border.
President Eisenhower with Chiang Kai Shek in Taiwan.
Election fever grips the people of Taiwan.
Chiang Kai Shek inspects Nike-Hercules missile installation near Taipei.
Chinese Nationalist forces repel an attack on the Island of Quemoy from the Mainland.
Captain Joseph Kittinger makes 12 mile drop from hot air balloon in USA.
Canadian pilots scramble their Hurricanes - then relax in the bar.
Art treasures from China on display in Taiwan.
Eisenhower on tour of Far East - meets Chaing Kai Shek and General MacArthur.
Chiang Kai Shek speaks in support of Tibetan rebels at anti-Communist rally in Taiwan.
Good shots of crews of Hudson bombers preparing for flights. Also see use of carrier pigeon.
Free Chinese army holds military exercise on Taiwan.
Two men leap off the wings of a biplane - not very spectacular.
Ancient Chinese artefacts rescued from Communist China on display in Taiwan.
American pilots drop sweets for German children - US newsreel item.
The crew of an American bomber have to bail out before it crashes.
Footage of ejector seat being tested in jet aircraft close to the ground. USA.
Flight Lieutenant Harry Monks on an RAF survival test on Thorney Island, Hampshire.
US Albatross and rescues parachutist in dinghy in the sea.