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?
Flying Officer Charles Pickard, the unflappable pilot who smokes a pipe, and his co-pilot (and close friend) were both lost in the famous Mosquito raid on Amiens Prison later in the 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