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In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled "crates" and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand can't make the "brass hats" at headquarters see reason. Insubordinate air ace Captain Courtney is another thorn in Brand's side...but finds the smile wiped from his face when he rises to command the squadron himself. Every...

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Directed by

Edmund Goulding

Written by

Seton I. Miller (Screenplay)
Dan Totheroh (Screenplay)
John Monk Saunders (Story)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They roared through the dawn... with death on their wings!

Cast

Keywords

world war ii england germany raf (royal air force) bomber dogfight air force

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