• Short Summary

    Chinese Communists lead by Mao Tse Tung lead offensive across the Yangtse River.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Battle of the Yangtse

    CHINA:
    AMETHYST Shot of the Yangtse river where trapped by Communist shore batteries. Library shots of warship in river.

    CHINA Chinese communists resume offensive across Yangtse. Nanking evacuation continues while Shanghai falls within shadow of Communists advance. British warship Amethyst trapped in the Yangtze river by shell batteries

    COMMUNISTS Shanghai falls within menace of Communist advance. Mao Tse Tung seen in library shot

    EVACUATION. Nanking evacuation continues

    HO YING CHIN - NATIONALIST PREMIER OF CHINA Rejects Communist ultimatum - so Red Army advance continues

    MAO TSE TUNG Used in story of communist advance in China

    SHANGHAI Falls within shadow of Communist advance

    Navy - Active; China; Chinese Civil War
    Background: Chinese Communists lead by Mao Tse Tung lead offensive across the Yangtse River.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6Q5X9NOU44WGOF5SDKQTJJQ3S
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Q5X9NOU44WGOF5SDKQTJJQ3S
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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