A superior war film that has virtually no footage of actual battle. The presence of the war is continually felt, however, through the film's atmosphere and in the subtle and effective performances. The picture concentrates on the effects of war upon romances. Mills is the young pilot
unwilling to make a commitment to the girl he has fallen in love with, thinking it isn't right for a soldier to marry in the midst of a war. Even when an American soldier tries to make off with Asherson, Mills refuses to go where his heart leads until John, the widow of fellow flyer Redgrave,
convinces him that marriage is the right thing to do. This is just one of several sagas that a...