CHINA FREE'S FOUR U.S. AIRMEN - 1955 Four U.S. airmen reunite with loved ones in Hawaii after being imprisoned in communist China for the last three years. The airmen endured torture, solitary confinement and brainwashing attempts during their captivitiy.
Date: June 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:15:00, No Audio
ELEVEN AIRMEN FREED BY CHINA - 1955 Eleven airmen held captive in Communist China are finally freed and walk across a bridge to the liberty of free Hong Kong. At the Jockey Club they clean up and enjoy simple pleasure such as soft drinks, which they were denied while in brutal captivity. The men will soon fly home to their loved ones.
Date: August 4, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:06:00, With Audio
HAINAN PROVINCE OF CHINA The mountainous landscape of Hainan, China. The Li natives work in the fields. Soldiers hide in the grass with guns and bows and arrows ready to fight against the Japanese invasion. Some architecture of Hainan. More workers in the fields. When they have free time they smoke from pipes.
"FREE CHINA" ARRIVES IN SAN FRANCISCO - 1955 A Chinese junk, the "Free China" sails under the Golden Gate bridge and into harbor completing a four-month journey from Japan. A crew of 5 Chinese refugees from the communists and an American diplomat who crewed the vessel are all smiles on the dock.
Date: August 8, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:27:00, With Audio
ELEVEN FREED AIRMEN HOMECOMING - 1955 It's a joyful reunion with loved ones for eleven airmen who are finally freed from their imprisonment and torture in Communist China on August 4th then flown home.
Date: August 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:31:00, With Audio
FREE CHINA MARKS FOUNDING Generalissimo Chiang Kai-chek reviews 8,000 troops parading in Formosa as the anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Republic is observed. He pledges to free the mainland again.
FREE CHINA MARKS 10 YEARS ON FORMOSA Nationalist China looks back over 10 years on Formosa since Communism overran the mainland, and counts a decade of solid achievement in building the nation's economy in industries such as textiles, agriculture, manufacturing and construction projects.
NATIONALIST CHINA MARKS ANNIVERSARY Chiang Kai-Shek, leader of the Nationalist Chinese on Taiwan heads the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty. 10,000 take part in a colorful pageant.
FORMOSA (TAIWAN) ANNIVERSARY PARADE Free China's "July Fourth" celebration is highlighted by a parade of armed might, 600,000 troops, armed with American weapons, as well as tanks parade before their leader, Chiang Kai-shek.rn
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.
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