U.N. TO RE-ARM IN KOREA At Panmunjom, U.N. and Communist truce teams face across historic conference tables and the announcement is made that in retaliation for continued Red Truce violations, U.N. forces will receive new and modern arms, starting with jets capable of carrying nuclear payloads.
CIVIL AIR DEFENSE MISSILES & RADAR TOWER - 1955 Civil air defense drills in Chicago are run to arm and aim the Nike air missiles, which guard all major cities in the U.S. against potential attack. The warnings for such attacks come 100 miles off coast from a radar tower anchored to the ocean floor.
CHURCHILL LAUDS U.S.; FRENCH BACK ARMS PACT In England, Prime Minister Winston Churchill addresses the annual Conservative Party Conference, denouncing anti-American feeling, and receives a moving, spontaneous ovation. In Paris, Premier Mendes-France receives a decisive vote of confidence from the National Assembly on the issue of re-arming Germany, a vote that marks a historic and difficult decision.
NEW GAZA CRISIS Israel once again mans her border defenses as Fedayeen terror raids resume from Gaza following the withdrawal of Israeli forces in compliance with a U.N. mandate. The locals dig trenches and hand out guns and ammunition.
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