The XO, Harvey, and Lieutenant Colonel Rogers, the 918ths acting commander, watch the latest mission come back very chewed up and missing at least 6 six planes. Harvey feels responsible. Sandy hands him a telegram, his son is an MIA. Harvey goes to see General Britt and requests to go back on flying status. He gets an age waiver. Gallagher comes back and is furious with Harvey. He passes his physical by memorizing the eye chart. Gallagher puts Harvey through the wringer but Harvey passes his flight test. On the mission to bomb the marshaling yards at Antwerp, they make the run then get attacked by Bf-109's. Written by
Acting Skipper's son is MIA
Did You Know?
The 1928 Army-Notre Dame football game that Maj. Stovall and Gen. Britt are discussing in the Epilogue was the game where Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne delivered his famous "Win one for the Gipper" speech. The game was played on November 10 and Notre Dame was the underdog. The Irish hung on to win 12-6. See more
At the end of the episode, a large modern day lawn sprinkler can be seen watering the grass beside the runway. See more