Five crew members of Betty Boop/Pistol Packin’ Mama relate what it was like in the grim early days of the daylight bombing Members of the 390th Bomb Group, they led their squadron, their group, and sometimes the entire 8th Air Force into action. The life of a bomber crewman is described here as never before…. The strain and cold, the fear, the sense,of death and loss, the bond of camaraderie. Enhance by stunning combat film and personal photos, this is how it was battling fighters and flak 25,000 feet above Hitler’s Third Reich. 49 min. Silver Medalist Houston International Film festival. Best Documentary 1991.
- 49 min
- Recollection from the crew of "Betty Boop"