TV Series | | Drama, War
This series chronicled the adventures, in the air and on the ground, of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »
While trying to get sponsors for this series, the producers approached the Volkswagen executives and showed them the pilot show which featured actual bombing footage from the war. During the film, one of the executives recognized the plant that was being bombed as the Volkswagen plant which had made cars for the German Army at the time. He commented, "There goes our plant", and the executives then and there decided not to sponsor the show.
Throughout the series, actors regularly smoked king-sized filter cigarettes, which didn't exist in WWII.
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