Footage shot by pilot John H. Bauman during of the B-17G "A Bit O' Lace," of the 709th Bomb Squadron of the 447th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force, late in World War II (1944-45). Included are bombing missions flown over Germany, and American pilots in flight training at Lodwick Aeronautical School in Lakeland, Florida. The nose art was conceived by Lt. Bauman, designed by cartoonist Milton Caniff, and then painted on the aircraft by Nicholas Fingelly. Music: "Old Souls" by Hans Zimmer.
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