U.S. Army Chief of Staff, General George C. Marshall, arriving at Nanking China, right after end of World War II
Nanking China Date:1945, December 21 Duration:1 min 1 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A U.S. Army Air Forces C-54 transport follows a jeep to park at airport in Nanking, china, capital of the Nationalist Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) Government of Chiang Kai-shek. Chinese Air Force P-51 aircraft are seen parked on the ramp in background. General George C. Marshall, on Presidential mission to facilitate peace between KMT and Communists, steps from the airplane and is greeted by Chinese Generals Shang Chen; Ho Yin Chin; and U.S. Lieutenant General Wedemeyer and American Ambassador to China, Patrick Hurley. Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek personally escorts General Marshall to a waiting staff car.
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