PROCLAMATION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Kuomintang troops are taken prisoner marking the end of the Chinese Civil War. Weapons are left standing still and the new flag of the People's Republic of China is raised. Mao Zedong shakes hands with people in the crowd and meets with dignitaries. A brief subliminal message shows just a few frames of an atomic bomb mushroom cloud spliced in with the other images.
Date: October 1, 1949 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
UNREST GROWS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC The undercurrent of seething unrest in the Dominican Republic is breaking into the open with increasing frequency. In the latest series of demonstrations scores are injured and one student died. Reports have the Trujillo family fleeing to exile.
WARSAW RESISTS NAZI THRUST ON THE EASTERN FRONT In the midst of unrelenting bombings by seige guns and planes, Polish defenders speedily remove wounded soldiers from battlefields and wrecked buildings, preparing for a final stand. Nurses serve food to the wounded soldiers.rn
ITALY'S KING REVIEWS LIBYAN ARMED FORCES Italy's North African Libyan troops pass in review before King Victor Emmanuel. Modern mechanized forces contrast sharply with the mounted desert tribesmen who raise their rifles high in tribute as they ride past.
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