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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There's new glory in the air and this is the story that tells of it - with the flyin'-est, fun-lovin'-est Yankee Doodle daredevils the adventure screen has yet seen!
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Did You Know?
Filmed on location at Oscoda Army Air Field (Wurtsmith AFB), Michigan. See more
When the P-47 squadron attacks and strafes a German airfield, a good deal of the gun camera footage actually shows Japanese aircraft being shot up. See more
We Watch the Skyways
Music by Max Steiner
Played during the opening credits and occasionally in the score See more