Generalissimo and Madam Chiang Kai-shek visit U.S. Navy LST-1050 stationed in China
China Date:1946, February 13 Duration:3 min 48 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. military officers greet Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek as they arrive to visit the USS Landing Ship Tank 1050 (LST-1050) docked at a pier in China. U.S. Army Lieutenant General Albert C. Wedemeyer and Navy Admiral Charles M. Cooke, greet them at the foot of a gangway to the ship. Admiral Cooke follows as they climg to the ship. A Chinese sailor salutes them and an entourage of Chinese military officers, as they board. A U.S. Navy Commander escorts them as they inspect a contingent of U.S. sailors in formation on deck. Admiral Cooke and another U.S. Admiral follow. In other parts of the ship, Chinese sailors are seen. Admiral Cooke discusses aspects of the ship with General and Mrs. Chiang Kai-shek. Other ships seen in busy harbor background. Closeup of Madame Chiang descending steps on the ship, followed by Admiral Cooke. General and Madame Chiang Kai-shek pose, flanked by Admiral Cooke and General Wedemyer.
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