Major Chick Davis proves to the U.S. Army the superiority of high altitude precision bombing, and establishes a school for bombardiers. Training is followed in semi-documentary style, with personal dramas in subplots. The climax is a spectacular, if somewhat jingoistic, battle sequence. Written by
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See the bombing of Tokyo before your very eyes!
Did You Know?
The Larry Beinhart
novel "American Hero," which was the source material for Wag the Dog
(1997), posited that this film inspired the news footage of smart bombs during Operation Desert Storm. See more
Safety wire can clearly be seen tied to the crewman after he deals with the stuck flare. See more
You're quite an entomologist.
Sgt. Archie Dixon
Nope! But I know all about bugs.
Brigadier General Eugene L. Eubank is billed first because he is credited in the forward before any cast is mentioned, and he is not listed in the comprehensive end credits. See more
References Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Song of the Bombardiers
(1942) (published title)
On-screen title: "Song of the U. S. Bombardiers"
Music by M.K. Jerome
(as M. K. Jerome)
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Played during the opening and closing credits and often in the score
Sung by the audience at the magic show See more