Communist led Viet Minn troops march into Haiphong as French troops evacuate.
Haiphong, North Vietnam (Indochina).
GV. Pan, demonstration taking place in street. Masses of the native population all wearing straw hats which they hold high in the air and make a peculiar formation on the screen. French Police are pushing the demonstrators back, & SV. CU. In centre of mob, & SV. & SCU. SV. Policeman throwing bicycle into river, & GV. Towards mob, & GV. SCU. Placards being pasted on wall. SCV. Man on balcony with flag. GV. Troops marching through streets, & SCU. GV. People waving at troops in vans. CU. Soldier sounding bugle - background of cemetery. SV. Soldier laying wreath on a grave. SCU. Three officers watching wreath laying. SV. Pan with flag draped coffin on van. SV. Pan from soldiers on quayside to coffin going aboard ship. GV. Warship steaming away from shore. French army is forced to evacuate as communist led Viet Minn troops march into Indochina's best naval base.