Chinese Communists lead by Mao Tse Tung lead offensive across the Yangtse River.
SLATE INFORMATION: Battle of the Yangtse
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.