Chinese Nationalist (KMT) forces engage Japanese at Teng-Chung (Tengchong) in Yunnan province, during World War II
China Date:1944, June Duration:1 min 21 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Nationalist Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) troops of General Wei Li-huang's Chinese Expeditionary Force, operating during their Salween campaign of World War 2. They attack Japanese 56th Division forces defending the city of Teng-Chung (also Tengchong or Tengchung) in Yunnan province, on the Burmese border. KMT soldiers are seen behind a tall fortification. A wooden box, at their feet, carries name of a company and a label reading,"The Largest Exporters of British Bottled Beers." The soldiers are firing recoilless weapons (bazookas). Other soldiers fire the same type weapons from a sandbagged field position. Other KMT soldiers are seen in a sandbagged trench,abutting a building.They fire rifles and hand-held machine guns. Famed war photographer, Wong Hai-sheng (or Wang Xiaoting) better known as H.S. "Newsreel" Wong, is seen with a small hand-held movie camera, moving behind the KMT barricade. He films from a position next to a soldier firing a machine gun. Wong poses as he winds his camera.
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