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
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Flying Fist of the Air Force!
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Did You Know?
On the flight line for the first mission to Berlin is seen the P-47D named "Nell" with the insignia of the 65th Fighter Squadron "Fighting Cocks" on its nose - however the details of the insignia have been painted over. 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
You're In The Army Now
Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Tell Taylor
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