When Flight Lt Forbes and his crew are shot down after bombing their target, they discover valuable information, about a hidden German aircraft factory, that must get back to England. In their way across Germany, they try and cause as much damage as possible. Then with the chasing Germans about to pounce, they come up with an ingenious plan to escape. Written by
A screaming, screen-shaking once in a lifetime adventure!
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Did You Know?
Ronald Reagan's last film before he joined the military; where, by day he worked on training films in Culver City, California and by night, he didn't have to live on a military base, but, rather go back to the home he owned in Beverly Hills with his, then wife, Jane Wyman. See more
In at least one shot of the bomber in flight, the strings holding up the model are plainly visible. See more
[Major Otto Baumeister has told the captured crew that, since they know the location of an underground Messerschmitt underground factory, they will feel his iron fist. Now he separates Flying Officer Johnny Hammond from the rest, questioning him for intelligence
Maj. Otto Baumeister
That plane you were flying, American-built, wasn't it? One of the new ones. We have heard a good deal about them. We know that they are capable of operating at amazing altitudes. How do you manage to supercharge the engines at the ...
God Save the King!
Music attributed to Henry Carey
Variations often in the score See more