At an American air base in England, 1943, is conniving Sergeant Dolan, who manipulates everyone, and insubordinate ace fighter pilot Major Ed Hardin. When Ed is promoted to commander of his group, he must fight his former anti-authority stance as well as the enemy; tension grows as D-Day approaches. Generally lighthearted between moments of technicolor gore; lots of air combat footage, much of it genuine. Written by
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The Flying Fist of the Air Force!
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Filmed on location at Oscoda Army Air Field (Wurtsmith AFB), Michigan. See more
During the briefing before D-Day; Edmund O'Brien may have misspoken. He stated that one of the squadrons would be loaded with "frag 260s". Two hundred sixty pound bombs were not in the American inventor; but 250 were. See more
You're In The Army Now
Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Tell Taylor
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