Air Power (1957): S01E23 – The Cold Decade – To the Yalu


A 1956 documentary, presented by Walter Cronkite, charting the rise and changing role of aviation in the military.

Outline Series 01, Episode 23

Recounts the beginnings of the Korean conflict in 1950, the subsequent Soviet support of North Korea, the resulting UN ’police action,’ and the escalation of East-West tensions

Air Power Series

You can find a full index of Air Power here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Producer: Perry Wolff and Jim Faichney.
  • Narrator: Walter Cronkite.
  • Music: Nomran Dello Joio.
  • Production: CBS Public Affairs Department Production
  • in conjunction with the US Air Force.
  • Release Date: 14 April 1957.
  • Running Time: 50 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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