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Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of attacks by the Japanese, something new is tried, Construction Battalions (CBs=Seabees). The new CBs have to both build and be ready to fight.

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  1. Borden Chase

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Edward Ludwig


  3. Æneas MacKenzie


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Wayne

    John Wayne

    Lt. Cmdr. Wedge Donovan

  2. Susan Hayward

    Susan Hayward

    Constance Chesley

  3. Dennis O'Keefe

    Dennis O'Keefe

    Lt. Cmdr. Robert Yarrow

  4. William Frawley

    William Frawley

    Eddie Powers

  5. Leonid Kinskey

    Leonid Kinskey

    Johnny Novasky

  6. J. M. Kerrigan

    J. M. Kerrigan

    Sawyer Collins

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • January 27, 1944



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