Strategic Air Command ()

directed by Anthony Mann
featuring James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Barry Sullivan, Alex Nicol

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Inspired in part by the true story of baseball great Ted Williams, who after serving in World War II was drafted to serve in the Korean War just as his baseball career was taking off, Strategic Air Command stars James Stewart as "Dutch" Holland, a star third baseman with the St. Louis Cardinals. "Dutch" served with distinction as a fighter pilot during World War II, and as the Air Force adds new B-36 and B-47 jets to their arsenal, they need experienced men to fly these new weapons in our atomic deterrent force, and Holland ...


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Sep 4, 2009

Strategic Air Command

As a former USAF bomber pilot, I can assure you that the tension you see in this movie is as it was out there on the base and in the air. Brigadier General Jimmy Stewart would not have made this picture if it were any other way(he flew B-24's in the ETO). I highly recommend this movie to anyone, especially the younger generation, in seeing what it was like to keep this country free during the cold war.

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