Heroes of the Sky: the Mighty Eighth Air Force (2020)


The ‘Mighty Eighth Air Force’ tilted the balance for the Allies during World War II.

Also known as WW2: Heroes of the Sky (UK).


Experience the story of the airmen that seismically shifted the Allies fortunes during World War II, known as the Mighty Eighth Airforce. Featuring never before seen archival footage, ride in the cockpits of the planes that destroyed Hitler’s menacing Airforce; The Luftwaffe. They will fly dangerous missions, announcing their arrival into Germany with thousands of white vapor trails and dogfight with Nazi pilots, dropping bombs on the Reich. This is the Real True Story of the Mighty Eighth.


  • Ryon Thomas … Paul Tibbets (voice)
  • Rory Gilbert … Captain George Preddy (voice)
  • James Doolittle … Self – Commander, 8th Airforce (archive footage) (as Lieutenant General James ‘Jimmy’ Doolittle)
  • Ira C. Eaker … Self – Bombing Commander 8th Airforce (archive footage) (as Brigadier General Ira Eaker)
  • Frank Lablotier … Self – Armaments Crew (archive footage) (as Sergeant Frank Lablotier)
  • Curtis LeMay … Self – Bomb Group Commander (archive footage) (as Colonel Curtis Lemay)
  • George Preddy Jr. … Self – Fighter Pilot (archive footage) (as Captain George Preddy Jr.)
  • Paul Tibbets … Self – B17 Bomber Pilot (archive footage) (as Captain Paul Tibbets)
  • Winston Churchill … Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Adolf Hitler … Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt … Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s):
    • Bruce Kennedy
  • Director(s):
    • David Jakubovic
  • Producer(s):
    • David Dean Barrett … producer
    • Anthony Buzzetti … producer
    • Francesca Johnson … executive producer
    • Bruce Kennedy … executive producer
    • Adam Reda … line producer
    • Marc L. Reda … executive producer
    • Scott Reda … executive producer
  • Writer(s):
    • Anthony Buzzetti
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
    • David Jakubovic
  • Production:
    • Lou Reda Productions
  • Distributor(s):
    • National Geographic (2020)
    • Disney+ (2022)
  • Release Date: 08 May 2020 (UK)
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 120 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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