Map of China shows Peiping / Beijing, Hankow / Hankou, Nanking / Nanjing, Shanghai and Canton. Hankow on the Yangtze River. Junks on river. Naval boat. Transport - Air lines and land routes inside China. Map. Pilot on small sea plane. Aerials of rural area. Railway steam train running. Shadow of people on roof of train as it passes through countryside.
Japanese troops fight in Hankou, China during World War II. Japanese ships head towards the shore of Hankou, China. Smoke rises from explosions on coastal hills. Japanese Marines being briefed by a Japanese officer on the deck of a ship off the coast. The Marines swim ashore from landing barges in Hankou harbor. Japanese troops raise flag on rooftop.
Signs on an animated map showing Japanese forces encircling Hankou or Hankow in China during the Battle of Wuhan China in the Second Sino-Japanese War. Japanese bomber aircraft at an airfield seen taking off and aerial view of Japanse planes in flight and then bombing Hankou and Wuhan along the Yangtze River. Aerial views of Chinese targets during bombing by Japanese. Explosions and smoke rises over target. Ground views of Japanese troops with horse carts advancing through hilly and muddy terrain toward battle areas. Japanese truck driven on muddy land. A downed horse in the mud is inspected by Japanese forces.
Japanese troops fight in Hankou, China during World War II. A line of Japanese soldiers march across a field. Japanese gun crew load shells and fire artillery gun. Japanese tanks fire at enemy positions. Japanese soldiers fire machine guns. A wounded man carried away on litter. Artillery being fired on field. A Japanese bomber over Takuan bomb the ground targets. Smoke billows up from explosions.
Japanese troops fight in Hankou, China during World War II. Japanese troops fire machine guns and artillery guns from a hill. Smoke rises from explosions on hilly terrain. Smoke billows up from explosions.
Living conditions in China under the Communist regime of Mao Tse-tung photographed by Indians visiting the country. The film highlights China's problems of industry, agriculture, and excess population. Advertisements and posters for the Mao Tse-tung led economic and social plan titled the 'Great Leap Forward' in 1958. Objectives of the plan. Agriculture, industry and education in China, including brief shot of men, women, and children in classroom, possibly for re-education. Men and women work in factories and plants. A Russian sign reads 'Made in the Soviet Union'. Workers inside a huge automatic automotive plant set up and supplies by the Soviet Union (SU). A steel and iron company rebuilt and enlarged with the aid of Soviet Union. A seamless steel tube mill supplied and erected by the SU. A plant designed, equipped and built by SU technicians. A bridge over a river. Women work in a high voltage testing laboratory equipped by the East German government. A fully automatic petroleum refinery built by the Japanese. A heavy gilding machine plant started by the Japanese in 1937. Various factories, plants and industries in China. Rural farm land and irrigation. People work in backyard furnaces, factories, presses, rolling mills and automotive factories. Deserted city streets with few cars. Workers inside an automotive plant. Communist Party of China Chairman Mao Tse-tung signs a pact with the Premier of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev. Newspaper headlines regarding the disagreements leading to rifts in the China-Soviet relations in 1960. The Soviet Union withdraws technicians and support from China resulting in closure of industries. Statistics highlight China's dropping industrial production in steel, coal, electricity and petroleum compared to that of USA, USSR and UK.