Weather plays havoc with the 918th in their attempts to disrupt German naval operations based in Hamburg, forcing multiple aborts and reducing accuracy even when they can glimpse the target through overcast skies. Badly needed help arrives in the form of a meteorologist from the States with the expertise to more accurately predict weather conditions at the target. As it turns out, the meteorologist turns out to be a rather attractive woman. The combination of Gallagher's views of the weather as an enemy, his sexist condescension to her despite her abilities, and his overactive libido, threaten to undermine her efforts. Her panicked reaction to air combat doesn't help matters much either.
Did You Know?
When the weather reconnaissance plane ditches into the Channel after flying through a weather front the sea plane that comes to rescue the crew clearly has the insignia USAF on the wing. The United States Air Force was not created as a separate branch of the armed forces until 1947, 2 years after WWII ended. During the war it was part of the Army and was referred to at the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) See more