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Yangtse incident

Lawrence Earl

Yangtse incident

the story of H.M.S. Amethyst, April 20, 1949 to July 31, 1949.

by Lawrence Earl

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Amethyst (Frigate),
    • China -- History -- 1949-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a foreword by J.S. Kerans.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS777.55 .E3 1951
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6089365M
      LC Control Number51004998
      OCLC/WorldCa1350372


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Starring: Richard Todd, William Hartnell, Akim Tamiroff, Keye Luke Director: Michael And. Well worth watching,this typical,British postwar production faithfully covers an incident where a small British Amethyst,was trapped up the River Yangtse by the Chinese Communist government while going about its lawful business.I can vouch for the films accuracy,because I well remember the actual furore that it caused at the time,and the rejoicing /5().

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Lawrence Earl (Ap – April 5, ), born Lawrence Earl Weizel, was a Canadian photojournalist and author of several books. He is best known for Yangtse Incident, which was adapted into the film Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst, and The Battle of Baltinglass, which won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for ality: Canadian.

From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China. These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, safeguarded national interests, and patrolled Chinese rivers in search of pirates.

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The Yangtze Incident of 20 April was a brief but bloody engagement involving the Royal Navy frigate HMS Amethyst, during the course of the Chinese Civil War of HMS Amethyst had steamed up the Yangtze River, preparing to evacuate British and Commonwealth citizens from Nanking, from being engulfed in the Civil War.

Yangtse Incident is based on the non-fiction book "Escape From the Amethyst" by Laurence Earl and revolves aropund the unprovoked shelling of the Royal Navy vessel of that name by Red Chinese in The ship was about its lawful business,ferrying supplies to the British Embassy in the Chinese capital,then known as was neither warning given nor /5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Description: pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations. Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst is a British war film that tells the story of the British frigate HMS Amethyst caught up in the Chinese Civil War.

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THE STORY OF THE SO-CALLED YANGTSE INCIDENT and the saga of HMS Amethyst has been told and retold in the Press and over the Radio of the world, but I shall attempt to give a more personal account as it affected my wife and myself; and it affected us very closely, for Bill Skinner, the late Commanding Officer and his wife, Monica, were very dear.

The Yangtse Incident is the saga of the Amethyst, a British vessel left stranded in China during the Communist takeover. The British government tries to reclaim the Amethyst, only to run up against a Great Wall of Red bureaucracy and propaganda.

It is up to Lieutenant Commander Kearns (Richard Todd) and his valiant crew to pilot the Amethyst down Actors: Richard Todd.

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Based on the book by. THE YANGTZE INCIDENT / (1) Between the 20 th and 21 st of April four Royal Navy warships, namely H.M.S. Amethyst, Consort, London and Black Swan, got caught up in the conflict, of the ensuing Chinese Civil war in China’s Yangtze River. According to news report at that time, here in the United Kingdom the question on the lips of the populace was, ‘how could.

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Ratings Info Contains moderate battle violence. Director(s) Michael Anderson Cast includes Richard Todd, William Hartnell, Akim Tamiroff, Donald Houston, Keye Luke, Sophie Stewart, Robert Urquhart, James Kenney, Thomas Heathcote, Sam Kydd, Ray Actors: Richard Todd.

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