TROOPS ON QUEMOY ISLAND - HD On Quemoy (Kinmen) Island, Taiwanese (ROC)troops maintain a radio station at a military outpost. They deliver supplies and pamphlets to the Chinese mainland (PRC) via balloons. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p.
REDS RENEW QUEMOY ATTACK After a 15-day respite, Chinese Communist guns again batter Quemoy, on the eve of Secretary Dulles' Formosa visit to try and establish a stable peace in the area. Scenes show the town and beaches shortly before the barrage began.
TROOPS IN QUEMOY On the tiny island of Quemoy Free Chinese troops live and work underground, manning radio stations. Giant balloons carry leaflets, medicine, food, and necessities to the Communist mainland, less than two miles away.
QUEMOY STANDOFF CONTINUES Another supply convoy reaches Quemoy despite the Red blockade. On Formosa in a rare press conference, Chiang Kai Shek opposes reduction of garrisons on the off-shore Islands. In Peiping, the Reds rebuff U.S. peace bids with an enormous propaganda demonstration--amassing an estimated three million to denounce America.
NEWSMEN REACH QUEMOY Newsmen reach Quemoy for the first time in nearly 2 weeks, flown in by a blockade running supply plane to see how the off-shore island holds up under the Reds' 2-month-old barrage.
U.S. AND CHINA PREPARE FOR BATTLE IN FORMOSA As the crisis centered on Quemoy and Matsu continues, America gives a demonstration of its unyielding support for Nationalist China. U.S. Marines and units of Chiang Kai Shek's forces take part in joint manceuvers on the beaches of Formosa. Soldiers in action as tanks are deployed from transport ships.
U.S. BUILD-UP AFFECTS QUEMOY CRISIS Tension in the Far East continues unabated, but America's massive military build-up in the Formosa Strait alters the situation, as the strangling blockade of Quemoy is lifted by convoys that move supplies in, and move wounded out--including one American. Meanwhile, U.S. jets continue to patrol the skies.
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