The planning and implementation of an RAF night raid on Germany in World War II, concentrating on a low level mission by a Wellington bomber on an oil storage facility by the Rhine.
Actually filmed under fire! The RAF is its cast! The RAF filmed it!
Did You Know?
Many of the aircrew filmed within this film were to die in action during the Second World War. See more
Although the film was about a bomber squadron flying Wellingtons, the aircraft shown on the movie poster are actually Boulton Paul Defiant fighters. See more
Opening credits: "This is the story of a Raid on Germany - how it is planned and how it is executed. Each part is played by the actual man or woman who does the job - from Commander-in-Chief to Aircrafthand. In order, however, not to give information to the enemy, all figures indicating Strength have been made purposely misleading". See more
Referenced in Octopussy