Various shots of Chinese Nationalist troops firing shells from coastal batteries; islanders and troops in the street.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
United States / US newsreel item. Title reads: "Chinese Alert for Attack on Quemoy"
Quemoy Island, Formosa
LS Chinese nationalist soldiers at the double. LS Civilians running for shelter. (2 shots). LS Islanders on the street. LS Deserted village street, showing local houses. MS Soldiers at machine gun. (2 shots). LS View of rocks and sea. Various shots, coastal batteries firing, defending the island against the Communist mainland. LS Chinese mainland across the sea.
Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 15/02/1955. Additional information states: "Formosa crisis" - "US navy evacuates Tachen Islands" - "Red pilot lands M.I.G. in Formosa". American commentary.