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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Those Guys in the Skies with Wings on Their Hearts Bring a Roaring New Thrill to Yours!
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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 inventory; but 250 were. See more
Music by Walter Donaldson
Played when all the men are at the bar See more