Two aircraft of the 99th. Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, take off for a local patrol, while other aircraft prepare for a long-range escort mission during early 1945.
The James Doolittle raid on Tokyo in April, 1942.
On March 21st 1945, 361st Fight Group P-51 Mustangs conducted a target escort mission to Plauen. Lt. Harry M. Chapman destroyed a Me-262 jet near Wittenberg. While banking to see his kill, he is attacked by an Me-109, which is in turn attacked by another Mustang.
Sopwith Camels of 201 Squadron RAF are attacked by German Fokker Triplanes in early 1918.
England during 1944. A British steam train is about to be attacked by an intruding German Ju-88, but is thwarted by a roaming U.S. P-51 Mustang.
This is the crucifixion of Jesus, as seen through the eyes of the criminal who was crucified to his right.
Flight Officer Charles Brantley, Tuskegee pilot of the 100th. Fighter Squadron, guns down a German Me 262 jet on March 24, 1945, en route to Berlin. Below, German troops and a Luftwaffe anti-aircraft detachment are in confusion.
During August of 1944, the now famous Tuskegee Airmen deliver a serious message to the German army in Austria by blowing up an ammo dump.
In a scene repeated on scores of missions in 1944 and 1945, often over German air space, the pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group answer the distress call of a crippled bomber crew of the 15th Air Force.