Gung Ho! (1943) - Full Length Feature Movie (1 hour 26 minutes)
'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders
Though loaded with clichés such as rousing pre-battle speeches and over-dramatized death scenes, Gung Ho tells a more-or-less true story about the successful deployment of the Makin Raiders (Carlson's Raiders) on a minor Japanese stronghold (Makin Atoll). Fifteen thousand men volunteer, and in the end, only 200 make the team. These two hundred men will adopt the Chinese phrase Gung Ho (roughly translated as working harmoniously) as a philosophical approach to the task at hand.
Director: Ray Enright
Producer: Walter Wanger
Production Company: Universal Pictures
Audio/Visual: sound, black & white
Creative Commons license: Public Domain
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