Academy Award-winner William Wyler (Ben-Hur) and nominee John Sturges (Bad Day at Black Rock) co-directed this documentary about the U.S. Army Air Force's P-47 Thunderbolt fighter bomber. Oscar winner James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story) introduces this dramatic account of the vital role played by the P-47 during the Italian campaign, narrated by Commanding General Carl Spotz. Through genuine combat footage, taken from plane-mounted cameras, you'll fly with these P-47 pilots in "Operation Strangle" to bomb bridges, strafe enemy supply trains, and blast munitions storehouses. Introduced by James Stewart.
Director: John Sturges
Director: William Wyler