Major Chick Davis proves to the U.S. Army the superiority of high altitude precision bombing, and establishes a school for bombardiers. Training is followed in semi-documentary style, with personal dramas in subplots. The climax is a spectacular, if somewhat jingoistic, battle sequence.
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Possible Spolier: In the end of the film when they drop the bombs, it shows every bombardier saying "bombs away" before the bombs are shown dropping from the planes. The reason bombardiers say "bombs away" is to tell the pilot to take control of the aircraft -- after the bombs leave the plane. See more
Eugene L. Eubank
[Closing lines voiceover
To put out fire. That is the crusade of the bombardiers, who are already building a great American tradition - a hundred thousand strong!
Brigadier General Eugene L. Eubank is billed first because he is credited in the forward before any cast is mentioned, and he is not listed in the comprehensive end credits. See more
Also available in a computer colorized version. See more
References Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Song of the Bombardiers
(1942) (published title)
On-screen title: "Song of the U. S. Bombardiers"
Music by M.K. Jerome
(as M. K. Jerome)
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Played during the opening and closing credits and often in the score
Sung by the audience at the magic show See more