Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America's entry into World War II. Gordon must send his outnumbered band of fighter pilots out against overwhelming odds while juggling the disparate personalities and problems of his fellow flyers. In particular, he must handle the difficulties created by a reckless hot-shot pilot named Woody Jason, who not only wants to fight a one-man war but to waltz off with Gordon's girlfriend. Written by
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No scene of the interior of the airplane could be shown for security reasons. The instrument boards shown were fake. See more
One of the scenes of the "Japanese" anti-aircraft gunners firing actually shows Chinese Troops (recognizable due to their wearing German style helmets.) See more
[as he charges outside during an air raid
C'mon, everybody! The bank's open!
[minutes later, after he grabs an unarmed and radio-less fighter to join the battle... even after Jim has told him to wait until he gets combat training
Get your checkbook out, General.
[He's about to shoot down some Japanese, or so he thinks
[after getting winged by a Japanese bomber and making a forced landing, right into a tree
... Well, I walked away from THAT one!
Yeah... A few more landings like THAT, and you'll ...
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Music by William Steffe
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