On September 3, 1939 Britain declared war on Germany, and World War II began in Europe. In Canada, military authorities accelerated efforts to recruit forces for the war effort.
Before the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, nearly 9,000 American citizens had joined the Royal Canadian Air Force. One of these men was Fred H. Davis, a cowboy from a ranching family in Throckmorton, Texas.
This new historical documentary explores Davis’ service in the Canadian Royal Air Force The film follows his training in Canada, and his journey to England where he joined British RAF Squadron
100 at RAF Grimsby in the north of England. This film reveals the story of their final mission to Berlin. On the evening of September 3, 1943, the crew took off for the last time. Over Berlin. they would make a final, desperate approach to target. The crew would never return to base, and details of that final mission has remained a mystery until now. This is their story.
Length 30 minutes