They Were Expendable 1945

In the losing battle of the Phillippines near the end of World War II, a PT Boat Squadron is slowly destroyed as it faces the violent death of war and the agonizing breakdown of the military structure in the Pacific. 2

Books with substantial mentioning of They Were Expendable
Fred Landesman
The John Wayne Filmography
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2004

Mark Ricci, Boris Zmijewsky, Steve Zmijewsky
The Complete Films of John Wayne
New York, NY, 1995

Danny Peary
Alternate Oscars, One Critic's Defiant Choices for Best Picture, Actor, and Actress - From 1927 to the Present
New York, 1993

Tag Gallagher
John Ford: The Man and His Films
Berkeley-Los Angeles-London, 1986

J.A. Place
The Non-Western Films of John Ford
Secaucus, NJ, 1979

Joe Morella, Edward Z. Epstein and John Griggs
The Films of World War II
Secaucus, New Jersey, 1973

They Were Expendable
United States 1945

Directed by

Marshall Thompson
Jeff York
Murray Alper
Harry Tenbrook
Jack Pennick
Charles Trowbridge
Louis Jean Heydt
Jim Farley
Kermit Maynard
William B. Davidson
Jack Mower
Wedgwood Nowell
Philip Ahn
Robert Emmett O'Connor
Emmett Vogan
Robert Homans


Country:United States

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