June 17, 1940 -- The crew of a lone and crippled bomber are deep within enemy territory, desperately trying to find their way back home. A story of two men, their friendship, their convictions and the ultimate price they paid. An attempt to create a human image for two RAF graves in the General Cemetery of Culembourg in the Netherlands.
Christiaan Van Heijst is one of the world's leading aviation photographers and a Boeing 747 captain. His book Cargopilot is a best-selling classic of the modern age. With Alis Nocturnis, he delves into the past with a poetic and moving portrait of a world at war, and two aviators in its midst.