Royal Air Force pilots prepare for a night time mission.
Item title reads - Night fighters go into action.
Somewhere in Britain.
M/S of the pilots laying in their billets after their daytime sleep before the night's work begins. Various shots as engineers check their aeroplanes and arm them. The pilots are woken up and go to see their briefing officer. C/U's as the pilots and crew put on dark goggles before the flight to get accustomed to lack of light. Very dark shots at night of the planes taking off and roaring off to their destination. Some air to air shots.