The Court-martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)

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  • One Man Mutiny Alternative

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Based on the true story of an aviation pioneer who risked a court martial through his belief in the power of flight.

The following statement regarding the story appears after the opening credits: 'The First World War had just ended in total victory for the United States and its Allies. Now war was a thing of the past, America disbanded its army and sank its navy. Its air force was still an unwanted child. In 1921 off the coast of Virginia, the high command of the army and navy gathered to consider a revolutionary experiment.'

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