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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 G.G. Harrap in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amethyst (Sloop),
  • China -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by J.S. Kerans.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. maps.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14932831M

    book club. Yangtse Incident Michael Anderson () min. U Certificate A British frigate is heavily shelled and captured by Chinese communists on the Yangtse River in 3/5. 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. Get this from a library! Yangtse incident; the story of H.M.S. Amethyst, Ap to J [Lawrence Earl].

      The Yangtse Incident. Thread starter SJRM_RN; Start date Aug 5, ; S. SJRM_RN Guest. Aug 5, #1 On Channel 4 at enjoy! sgtpepperband War Hero. Book Reviewer. Aug 5, #2 Is that the one about a bomb on a bus, and if it's speed drops below 50mph, the bomb will explode? Oh, hang on - that was "The Bus That Couldn't Slow Down. Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst () is a British war film that tells the story of the British sloop HMS Amethyst caught up in the Chinese Civil War and involved in the Yangtze ed by Michael Anderson, it stars Richard Todd, William Hartnell, and Akim Tamiroff.. It was based upon the book written by Lawrence film was known in the US .


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The Yangtse Incident is the story of how in the Communist Chinese Army shelled and detained the British Navy frigate HMS Amethyst in an unprovoked attack upon a neutral vessel. Of the one hundred and eighty three men on board, twenty three 3/5(1). Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S.

Amethyst by Earl, Lawrence and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Yangtse Incident by Earl, Lawrence and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at HMS Amethyst Incident, Yangste River, Operation Musketeer, Suez Campaign, excellent film was released in as "The Yangtse Incident", which by those who were there seems to have been accepted as an authenitc portrayal of events.

Stability had some interesting problems and a close study of the Ship's Book was made. When the. HMS Amethyst and the Yangtse “Incident” Némésis – Book 2 Part 1 13th October Blown Periphery Fiction, Literature, Thriller 0.

Headquarters Air Command RAF High Wycombe, January The two of them met in the conference room of. Directed by Michael Anderson. With Richard Todd, William Hartnell, Yangtse incident book Tamiroff, Donald Houston. Induring the Chinese Civil War, British warship H.M.S.

Amethyst sails up the Yangtse river but on the return trip finds its way blocked by a barrage fire from the Communist Chinese shore batteries/10(). Yangtse Incident: The Story of HMS Amethyst is a British war film starring Richard Todd (The Dam Busters) that tells the story of the British frigate HMS Amethyst caught up in the Chinese Civil was based on the book written by Lawrence Earl.

The film was known in the US Yangtse incident book the alternative titles Battle Hell, Escape of the Amethyst, Their Greatest Glory.

Yangtse Incident - The Story of HMS Amethyst [Lawrence Earl] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Lawrence Earl. THE YANGTSE INCIDENT (Hansard, 26 April ) Search Help. HANSARD – → s → → April → 26 April → Lords Sitting → Prayers. THE YANGTSE INCIDENT.

HL Deb 26 April vol cc 23 §. Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst, Ap to J Lawrence Earl Snippet view - Yangtse incident: the story of H.M.S. Amethyst, Ap to. The Yangtse Incident. Bridgwater Man Wounded. Four Bridgwater persons were among the personnel of two the British Navy vessels involved in the incident on the River Yantse, China, one of them being wounded.

The latter is Able Seaman (Radar) Donald Redman, a son of Mrs. Redman, of 35, Kendale-road, who is now in hospital at Hong Kong. The untold rescue of the HMS Amethyst during the Yangtse Incident. THE date is Ap and China is in the middle of a bloody civil war.

He ordered the Concord to patrol Northern China. Buy Yangtse Incident: The story of H.M.S. Amethyst, Apto J First Edition reprinted by Lawrence Earl (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

Richard Todd, centre, starred in The Yangtse Incident which dramatised the post-war operation. Skinner turned to his second-in-command: “No.

1, action stations.’ The young lieutenant quickly relayed the command, the ship’s electric warning bell ringing insistently as all hands ran to their assigned posts, the gunners dragging on white. Yangtse Incident – The Story of H.M.S.

Amethyst Story [based on the book by Lawrence Earl and an idea by associate producer Franklin Gollings] is of the Amethyst, which, battered though not. Yangtse Incident () Induring the Chinese Civil War, British warship H.M.S. Amethyst sails up the Yangtse river but on the return trip finds its way blocked by a barrage fire from the Communist Chinese shore batteries.

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().

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 5/5(1). 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.

It was a wild, lawless time in China as ruthless warlords fought numerous small wars to increase their power and influence. This book. The Yangtze Incident. HMS AMYTHYST. On 20th Aprilthe frigate, HMS Amethyst, steamed up the Yangtze River to relieve the guard ship HMS Consort at Nanking, prepared to evacuate British and Commonwealth citizens caught up in .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.