TV Movie | PG-13 | | Drama, History, War
The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II
The footage used when the crews are viewing the sinking of the destroyer, which also appears in the TV series Black Sheep Squadron (1976), is footage of a Japanese rather than a German destroyer.
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When the unescorted bombers are taking fire from the German planes, as the camera pans across the gunners in the midsection of the plane, it's obvious that the belts for the machine guns are loaded with blanks. In one shot, from the outside of the plane, looking in, the flat red tips, designating blanks, can be seen in the mouths of the rounds.