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Second World War (content)
Air Ministry (Production sponsor)
Royal Air Force Film Production Unit (Production company)
Sweeney (Flight Lieutenant) (Production individual)
Hill (Pilot Officer) (Production individual)
Waxman, Harry (Production individual)
Pollard (Pilot Officer) (Production individual)
Pilgrim (Pilot Officer) (Production individual)
Rider (Flight Sergeant) (Production individual)
Towler (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Wilcock (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Jones (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Challis, Christopher George (Production individual)
Taylor (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Fitch (Aircraftman) (Production individual)
Hicks (Aircraftwoman) (Production individual)
Curran (Aircraftwoman) (Production individual)
White (Aircraftman) (Production individual)
Mason (Leading Aircraftman) (Production individual)
Rider (Flight Sergeant) (Production cast)
Kerrigan (Flight Lieutenant) (Production cast)
Taylor (Flying Officer) (Production cast)
Crowe (Squadron Officer) (Production cast)
Kerry (Flight Sergeant) (Production cast)
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