Nike-Hercules missile being raised to firing position and launched at the missile site in Taiwan.
Taiwan Date:1961, April 4 Duration:1 min 56 sec Sound:NO SOUND
First Nike-Hercules missile service by Chinese Army in Taiwan. A siren at the Nike-Hercules missile site. Chinese Nike missile Battalion Commander Colonel Chang Teh-Pu talks with Chief of Guided missile advisory team, MAAG Lieutenant Colonel William H. Deadwyler. Chinese soldiers look at the sky as Nike-Hercules missile is being launched. Chinese Nationalist cameramen record the launch of Nike-Hercules missile. Cameramen tilt their cameras to record the missile launch. Nike-Hercules missile being raised to firing position. Missiles being raised. Nike missile being launched as it lifts off leaving behind a fiery trail. Father of Chinese General Liu, Liu Jin-pu watches the missile launch.
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