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THEY WERE EXPENDABLE

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Directed by John Ford
United States, 1945
War, Drama

Synopsis

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philipines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy’s attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

Synopsis

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philipines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy’s attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

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They Were ExpendableDirected byJohn Ford

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1990
Academy Awards
1946 | 2 nominations including: Best Sound, Recording
Viennale
2004
2014

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