• Short Summary

    War correspondents interview Colonel Chiang Wei-kuo, soldiers fire heavy artillery, Nationalist planes provide means of communication, wounded victims of the siege are flown out with transports carrying supplies for the garrison, and China pleads for outside help, claiming that captured Communist troops are receiving direct aid from Russia

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The War Front in China

    CHINA: Suzhou:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES, Chinese Nationalist planes only means of communication between Suchow and outside sources.

    CHINA Last pictures from Suchow before capture of the city by Communist forces. War correspondents interview Gen. Chiang son of Generalissimo. Planes provide only means of communication. Weapons captured by Nationalists reveal Russian help. Shots of prisoners

    COMMUNISTS Communists capture Suchow, Shots of prisoners. Evidence their arms came from Russian sources. Shots of the war and advance of Communist forces

    PRISONERS OF WAR Communists prisoners-of-war seen in Suchow before its capture by Communist forces. Evidence that their arms came from Russian sources

    WAR. Last pictures from Suchow before Communists capture the town, Shots of Russian arms captured from the Communists. Prisoners seen sitting down. Aeroplanes only means of communication for Nationalist forces and to bring supplies

    Military - Active

    Yangtze River, Chiang Kai-shek, Kuomintang of China, KMT, Chinese Nationalist Party, Soochow, Soviet Union, USSR, Chinese Civil War, communism
    Background: War correspondents interview Colonel Chiang Wei-kuo, soldiers fire heavy artillery, Nationalist planes provide means of communication, wounded victims of the siege are flown out with transports carrying supplies for the garrison, and China pleads for outside help, claiming that captured Communist troops are receiving direct aid from Russia

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA868HSVJ4QM49SYJIIQZUT1LPP
    Media URN:
    VLVA868HSVJ4QM49SYJIIQZUT1LPP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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