The British government made this film in 1951 to explain the importance of the Royal Air Force (RAF) in defending the west.
Historical footage highlights several of the newer technologies and styles of aircraft.
For more on the Cold War Era check out our PowerPoints:
- US Foreign Policy in the Cold War Era: Truman to Kennedy
- US Foreign Policy in the Cold War Era: Johnson to the Fall of the Berlin Wall
- The 1950s
- The 1970s
- The Modern Era: 1945-1970 World History