Film about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. Reporter interviews former Secretary of Defense for Malaya Sir Robert Grainger Ker Thompson. He compares the Guerrilla war condition in Malaysia and Vietnam. He insists that the strategies take time to be executed as it takes time to take people into confidence. They discuss on role of Vietcong. A board reads 'Merdeka'. People cheer at independence in 1957. Tribes play on drums. People carry burning torches. Prime Minister of Malaysia Tunku Abdul Rahman meets people. A fireworks show during the independence celebrations.
The film titled 'How to fight a guerrilla war' about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. Soldiers wade across a stream. Soldiers advance through a jungle. An aircraft in flight drops bombs. A helicopter takes off. 1945: jungle on a mountainous area. Aerial view of a sea coast. Houses on the coastal area. Farmers work on field. Women use mortar and pestle to crush. Chinese men smoke pipe. A woman works on a sewing machine. Children sit on ground. Farmers work on field. European people carry water through poles on their shoulders. A woman takes out rubber from a tree. Rubber sacks pile up. Water being sprayed on field by a pipe. Equipment hooked in a crane. Animation of a map shows Malaysia. Burning houses and jungles. Men inspect area near a derailed train. Dead bodies in water. Burned tin mines and other plants. Workers outside their houses. A girl stands on doorway. A child cries. A family evacuates the place on a truck. A man puts a light on pole. A soldier near a power grid. A soldier on guard atop a hill. Soldiers walk through a jungle. Men carry water containers. People get themselves registered. Identity cards of people on table. A soldier puts mark on nail of a woman. A soldier signs on an ID card. British High Commissioner in Malaya Henry Lovell Goldsworthy Gurney disembarks a vehicle. He meets people. People come out of a truck. People get registered. People take oath. They learn military tactics.
The film about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. People walk on street. The Guerrilla leader Chin Peng arrives in car. He meets the Prime Minister of Malaysia Tunku Abdul Rahman. Officials seated. Officials come out after the meeting. Chin Peng disagrees to surrender arms and enters his car. Men at desk. A man pins photograph of a Guerrilla leader on board. Troops walk in a line. Troops fire artillery. A helicopter in flight. British aircraft in flight. Aerial view of the target. Aircraft drop bombs on target. Troops disembark from helicopter. Troops wade through jungle. Troops wade across a stream. Troops bomb Guerrilla settlements. Troops burn Guerrilla settlements. Men tied to wooden poles.
President Lyndon B. Johnson and other VIPs in flight from Thailand to Malaysia. President and VIPs talking. President arriving at Subang Airport, Kuala Lumpur and greeted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (official title for the King). Malaysian Army troops lined up in honor of President Johnson. King Agong, Queen, President and Mrs. Johnson walking through the formation of troops. Prime Minister of Malaysia Tunkul Abdul Rahman waiting for President Johnson to arrive. President Johnson leaving the car and greeted by PM Rahman. Malaysian Army men holding flags and lined up on the steps of the monument. Close view of Tugu Negara, National Monument depicting a group of soldiers holding Malaysian flag, granite base and inscriptions. Parliament House building, National Mosque, museum and people walking in the streets are shown. President Johnson emerging from helicopter and met by school kids holding American flags in a village. President Johnson listening to man giving project details and meeting a couple at a house. Interiors of the house.
The film about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. A ship at dock. People stand on dock in the foreground. Troops from Hong Kong disembark from the ship. A truck carrying Australian troops being driven. Troops walk in columns. Troops on a Landing craft. Helicopters take off. Aerial view of the jungle. Troops advance through jungles. Troops cross a stream of water. Troops pull a vehicle stuck in dense bamboo growth. Troops study a map. Troops load guns. A troop takes out a knife from cover.
Film about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. Bombs being carried on tow dollies to load into RAF aircraft. Royal Air Force personnel load bombs in bomb bay of Avro Type 694 Lincoln bombers. Two bombs on a tow dolly. An officer studies a map. British High Commissioner in Malaya Henry Lovell Goldsworthy Gurney disembarks an aircraft. He is greeted by officers. Aerial view of houses of Chinese people. A truck, loaded with soldiers, being driven. People leave their houses. A soldier gives food to children. People load belongings onto a truck. Trucks driven off. Men row a house boat. Houses in a farm. People build houses. Men make fences. Troops guard near fence. Farmers work on a field. A man instructs farmers. Men remove soil with a shovel. A sign reads 'Dispensary'. A nurse gives medicine to people. A doctor examines a child. A woman buys from a shop. Men cook food. People pick up containers. A man fills a container with food. He keeps container on a weighing machine. The dial on the scale shows the weight. A line of trucks being driven. People are being checked by policemen. A police woman checks women. A policeman checks boot (trunk) of a car. Troops venture through a jungle. Troops capture combatants. Troops capture ammunition and food materials. Prisoners sit on ground. Women are being checked. Officer at desk checks the identity cards.