Most people know of William Wellman as the director of Wings, the first motion picture to win an Academy Award for best picture. But did you know that he was a decorated fighter pilot in World War 1? Wellman’s career spanned 40 years, and he received 42 Academy Award nominations and 7 Oscars for the 76 motion pictures he directed. He directed eleven films on aviation. Hear his personal story from his son, Bill Wellman, Jr. An inside look at a great director and a great American.