Air Power (1957): S01E26 – The New Doctrine


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

Outline Series 01, Episode 26

This episode is devoted to the new concepts of warfare. We see US and Soviet Air Force planes that will carry atom and hydrogen bombs in the event of another war, and new kinds of guided-missile warfare.

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: 05 May 1957.
  • Running Time: 50 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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