Various shots of Chinese Nationalist soldiers preparing defences on Quemoy and sending anti-Communist propaganda messages tied to balloons to the mainland.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel item. Title reads "The Grim Watch on Quemoy"
Various shots of Chinese nationalist soldiers on the island of Quemoy having come under attack from the Communist Chinese on the mainland during the Formosa crisis, loading field guns and running through trenches. Various shots of newsmen getting a briefing of the situation, an army press officer points to a map. Various shots of soldiers sending up balloons from the beach, the wind carrying the balloons bearing anti-Communist propaganda to the mainland. CU Nationalist soldier, looking through binoculars.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 25/08/1958. American commentary.