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!
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In order not to give away information to the enemy, RAF Mildenhall took the fictitious name of Millerton Aerodrome. See more
When F for Freddie is approaching the target the bomber is alternately shown both above a solid cloud deck where the ground cannot be seen and then below the clouds showing the landscape and canals. 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