James Stewart, famous actor and now a Lieutenant in the US Army Air Forces, hosts and narrates this short film aimed at the recruitment of officer candidates. He states that there is a great mobilization, and that 90 thousand new flying officers are needed. Due to this heavy need, he discusses how the prerequisites have been altered to encourage recruitment. He also discusses the great rate of pay, benefits, training and other advantages enjoyed by flying officers. He describes the various officer positions required for the nine man crews of the B-17 Bombers, and also various ground support officer positions available. Written by
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The roar of 100,000 motors sing their song of freedom, their wings outstretched in the cause of decency, and each spinning prop drones in vengeance against those who would destroy our way of life... but somebody's got to fly them. A lot of somebodies got to fly them.
Featured in Warner at War
Army Air Corps Song
Written by Captain Robert Crawford
Played during the opening credits and at the end See more