THEY WERE EXPENDABLE (John Ford, Robert Montgomery, 1945)

In the Philippines the attack on Pearl Harbor is announced. Based on John Bulkeley, Naval Lieutenant John Brickley has been promoting the war-readiness of motor torpedo (“PT”) boats, which the U.S. Navy regards as too flimsy for anything other than message delivery. Once the boats start proving themselves, however, their crews are consigned to a […]