A Gathering of Eagles Rock Hudson plays an Air Force Colonel who has just been re-assigned as a cold war B-52 commander who must shape up his men to pass a grueling inspection that the previous commander had failed, and had been fired for. He is also recently married, and as a tough commanding officer doing whatever he has to do to shape his men up, his wife sees a side to him that she hadn’t seen before. THE HIGHER THEY FLY…THE FASTER THEY LIVE! THEY CAN’T SLOW UP EVEN FOR LOVE!
A very accurate depiction of life in SAC in the ’60s. Great movie, great footage.