• Short Summary

    Survivors of the trapped British cruiser HMS Amethyst arrive in Shanghai after escaping down the Yangtse River.

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Yangtse Survivors Reach Shanghai

    AMETHYST 59 survivors of the Amethyst arrive in Shanghai after escaping down Yangtse from Communist guns. U.S. Navy lend hand to take injured to hospital

    LONDON. H.M.S. Returns to Shanghai - battered and shell-torn after attacked by Communist batteries along the Yangtse. Shots of holes in cruiser's sides. When going to the aid of the Amethyst and Consort

    NAVAL BRITISH 59 Survivors from Amethyst arrive by train in Shanghai Ambulances seen dealing with casualties

    SHANGHAI Cruiser London at Shanghai battered and shell-torn after running guant let of Communist shell batteries when going to the aid of Amethyst and Consort

    Chinese Civil War; China; HMS Amethyst
    Background: Survivors of the trapped British cruiser HMS Amethyst arrive in Shanghai after escaping down the Yangtse River.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1NCAH2TQ94P7CF4QPS42O8N26
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NCAH2TQ94P7CF4QPS42O8N26
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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