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3.6
43 Ratings

The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

Directed by William Wyler
United States, 1944
Documentary, History, War

Synopsis

Documentary about the 25th and last bombing mission of a B17, the “Memphis Belle”. The “Memphis Belle” took part in a great bombing raid on sub-pens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany. On their way they encountered heavy AA fire and interceptors.

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The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress Directed by William Wyler

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1944 | Winner: Best Documentary

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1944 | Winner: Special Award

National Film Preservation Board

2001 | Winner: National Film Registry

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