Chinese civil war communists advancing - Madame Chiang goes to US to ask for help.
People in the News include Pandit Nehru, Dean Acheson and Mao Tse-Tung.
Men of British ships injured in engagements near Shanghai are taken to Hong Kong.
Scenes of victory parade in Shanghai under Communist control.
Nanking prepares for its final surrender to the Communist forces.
People rush to leave Shanghai in advance of the Communist forces.
Chinese Nationalist soldiers and refugees flee the country after defeat by Communists.
Civil war in China - Europeans leave the country & American send help to nationalists.
People queue up to leave Shanghai - Royal Navy dead are buried before the Chinese arrive.
Civilians leave while Marines are sent in to hold back the Communist forces.
People carrying wads of paper money, men in bank counting paper money.
Commonwealth leaders meet in Colombo to discuss their attitude to Communist China.