During World War I a collection of Americans, including a cowboy, a rich kid, a military brat, and a black boxer, join the Lafayette Escadrille, a squadron of fighter pilots fighting for France. They are taught how to fly by a cynical American veteran. Through the film they become nights of the air, battling the Germans in the air, facing other fighter planes led by one seemingly unbeatable enemy ace.
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Many pilots die in air battles, and the survivors learn comeraderie. The "pompous ass" reforms, the cowboy falls in love with a local girl, one flyer gets shell shock, another flyer is accused of spying. A downed flyer gets caught behind enemy lines. In two final furious battles, they attack a zepplin and escort bombers on an important run.
The review of this Movie prepared by Zorikh Lequidre