President Dwight D Eisenhower comes out of a car and meets President and Madam Chiang Kai Shek. They all walk to a Christian church where they attend services. President and Madam Chiang entertain President Eisenhower at a reception in their home. President Chiang sees President Eisenhower off at the airport. President Eisenhower speaks briefly at Taipei airport. President waves at door of airplane.
Aircraft in flight over sea. Convoy of ships underway on their way to Taipei in Taiwan from Incheon, Korea. Chinese prisoners (People's Republic of China) sing and play music aboard ship. Chinese prisoners return from Korean prison camps. The U.S. warships escort the ship of Chinese Prisoners. Crowd and officials lined up at Taipei Songshan Airport awaiting arrival of wounded soldiers from war. Large crowd holds bouquet, signs and banners. Plane lands on runway and taxis. Crowd waves flags. Man directs plane. Large crowd cheers. Crowd surrounds ambulance moving ahead. Wounded Chinese soldiers are carried on stretchers to ambulance. They receive bouquets from the crowd. Soldiers disembark from plane. Nurses serve drinks and food to soldiers. Members of Chinese Civil and Government organizations enter hospital in outskirts of Taipei. Wounded soldiers on bed. Members of Overseas Chinese National Salvation Association and Overseas Chinese students present gifts and greetings to wounded soldiers. Another group of soldiers in near by hospital receive gifts. A soldier speaks at mike and makes a symbolic representation of blood stained flag. Men with signs and flags in hospital. Aircraft in flight over Keelung in Taiwan. Chinese prisoners return on ship from Incheon, Korea. Troops disembark from ship. Crowd lined up with flags and signs at dock. Band plays music. Ship enters Keelung harbor. Chinese prisoners aboard ship. Large crowd cheers.
Chinese prisoners (People's Republic of China) return from Korean prison camps to Taipei, Taiwan. Prisoners return on 23rd January, 1954. Crowd gathered outside a large building in Taipei. A large bell is rung. Chairman of the gathering and Premier of China, Chang Chun addresses the crowd. The crowd with banners demonstrates against communism. Korean ambassador at the gathering. Men in white cloths lined up. The Map of Korea shows 38th parallel on it. The United Nations and The U.S. flags. Planes in flight arrive to Korea from Taiwan. Chinese officers march on airfield after leaving planes. U.S. official instructs Chinese officers. The UN Transportation Corps load supplies onto truck. Sign reads 'Warming Tents'. American General BS Latton with the United Nations staff makes an inspection of transportation arrangements. Processing officers arrive at field. The Chinese Nationalist Military delegation men arrive from Taiwan. The Commanding Officer of The UN Forces, John Ho inspects the processing area with his staff. View of building area. Men prepare flags. Signs and banners along road. General Latton with a Chinese General. Representatives of the Chinese Nationalist Government lined up to welcome prisoners. Band plays music. Chinese prisoners arrive with flags and banners. They are welcomed by the UN officials. Chinese prisoners get into tents.
Chinese prisoners (People's Republic of China) after arriving in Taipei from Korean prison camps. Chinese prisoners enter barracks. Correspondents from foreign countries take pictures of arriving prisoners. Prisoners interviewed by correspondents. Bodies of prisoners tattooed with anti communist slogans and symbols. Correspondents take pictures. Provisional Governor of Taiwan arrives with General Chiang Ching-kuo to convey official greetings to Chinese prisoners. General Chiang Ching-kuo is badge by a prisoner. Women leader conveys the message from Madame Chiang Kai-Shek. Various Chinese officials address Chinese prisoners. Prisoners give salute to official after receiving gifts. Prisoner badges an official. Flag is presented to official. Taiwan movie stars sing for the Chinese prisoners. Men and women play harmonicas. Chinese prisoners play drums and trumpets. Other prisoners applaud. General Chiang Ching-kuo speaks out the names of the prisoners from list in his hands. Prisoners raise arms. Final ceremonies for the Chinese prisoners. Chinese official hands over envelopes to the men. Chinese prisoners cheer in front of the Presidential mansion in Taipei. Men wave flags and cheer.
A film shows the historical places in Taiwan, during Japanese colonial administration. Buildings of Taipei. Bank of Taiwan building. Traffic in front of the building. A view of the building. The building of Ministry of Transportation and Commerce. The Legislature building. The Town Hall building. The Health Shrine. A bell hanged on a rope inside the shrine. The Botanical Garden. Variety of plants grown in the garden. A historical building.
Chinese prisoners (People's Republic of China) aboard U.S. Navy LST ships, including LST 616, reach Keelung harbor in Taiwan. They return from Korean prison camps. Large crowd cheers on dock cheer. The crowd waves flags and carries banners. Band plays music. Chinese prisoners disembark from ship. They are greeted by General Chiang Ching-kuo and other Chinese officials. Prisoners march with flags. Men and women give a warm welcome to prisoners. Chinese officials speak at mike in auditorium. Prisoners lined up holding bouquet. Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and other Chinese officials address men in auditorium.US Major General, William C. Chase, Commanding General of the American Military Advisory Group on Taiwan, speaks to them. Chinese prisoner speaks on mike. Prisoners with clenched fists. American crew of ships which escorted Chinese prisoners to Taiwan presented with gifts. Chinese troops with flags march on streets of Taipei. They get on trucks. Crowd waves to leaving Chinese prisoners. Large crowd lined up on streets. Chinese girls in white clothes ride bicycles. Prisoners on trucks shake hands with people. Premier Chang Chun and other Chinese officials await the arrival of Chinese prisoners in Presidential mansion. Premier Chang Chun and other Chinese officials wave hats to arriving prisoners. Trucks on road. Crowd and children wave flags and cheer to welcome prisoners. Prisoners arrive to barracks on field.