Approved | | Action, Drama, Romance
A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.
One of the stunt pilots was Peter Hillwood, who had flown Hurricanes with 56 squadron in the Battle of Britain. He was killed in an air accident in 1966.
General Count von Klugermann:
I'm afraid it's rather a small medal, Willi, but it's the highest Germany can give.
Willi von Klugermann: Thank you... Uncle
Stachel's aircraft changes from a Pfalz to a Tiger Moth after he makes his first kill.
It is believed that this film was at one time released in a 70 mm version (because of its six channel soundtrack), but this has never been confirmed.
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