How it was 04/05/2001 (2001)

Telecast №73408, 1 part, duration: 0:34:55
Production: VID
Anchor:Shklovskij Oleg


The conflict between North and South Korea (1950-53)

Reel №1

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The program tells about the participation of Soviet pilots in the US-Korean war, which lasted from 1950 to 1953.

The USSR refused to participate in the conflict between the North and South Koreans, so the information was kept secret for a long time.

Video chronicle: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gives a speech in the US city of Fulton, Missouri.

Meeting of the Allied forces of the anti-Hitler coalition on the bank of the Elbe River.

Session of the UN session after the outbreak of hostilities in Korea.

US President Harry Truman descends from the plane.

Presenting the Order of General on the US Air Force to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.

The ship of the US Navy.

Graphic map showing the 38th parallel.

Victor Monakhov - a participant in the very first air battle with American aircraft in the sky over Korea, shares his memories, narrates about the events of 1950.

The pilots say that they wore a Chinese military fork; Speak as communicated with the Korean and Chinese military, not knowing their languages.

Video chronicle:

The head of the Soviet state Joseph Stalin on the podium of the Mausoleum with Georgy Malenkov and Lavrenty Beria.

Unloading of Soviet military equipment in the port.

Military operations in Korea.

President of South Korea Lee Seung Man at the airport meets with the US military.

Sergei Kramarenko tells how the American soldiers

Nearly abducted the Soviet aircraft mechanic.

Participants in military events reveal the details of the conduct of combat operations, tell a story when a downed American aircraft was brought to the Soviet Union for its technical study.

Sergei Kramarenko was shot down in one of the battles.

During the catapult, an American fighter was firing on it (although Soviet pilots were forbidden to shoot paratroopers).

Video chronicle:

US President Harry Truman.

His successor - US President Dwight Eisenhower speaks to the press.

Military aircraft, ships.

The funeral of Joseph Stalin.

Newspaper Trud with his portrait on the main page.

North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on the podium.

President of South Korea Lee Seung Mans greeted the US military.

Alexander Levin talks about the spread of an agent network in North Korea.

How they tracked the spies at the headquarters of Kim Il Sung.

Video chronicle:


Fire, after air raids.

Prisoners of war.

According to official statistics, the Soviet side lost 315 soldiers killed.

Jan Canov does not agree, says that this figure is much higher.

All of them were buried in a foreign land, under false names.


Monakhov Victor - pilot - fighter, participant in the war in Korea in 1950-53. Pepelyaev Eugene - fighter pilot, participant in military events in Korea (1950-53 gg.). Kramarenko Sergey - fighter pilot, member of the military events in Korea (1950-53). Ivanov Lev - fighter pilot, participant of military events in Korea (1950-53 gg.) Kanov Yang - chief of the radar station, participant of military events in Korea (1950-53). Levin Alexander - military interpreter (1950-53 gg.).

Calendar: 04/05/2001

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