'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders (1943)
Duration: 88 minuten
Alternative title: Gung Ho!
Directed by: Ray Enright
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Randolph Scott and Grace McDonald
IMDb score: 6,0 (1.612)
Releasedate: 20 December 1943
'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders plot
"U.S. Marine Raiders in Action...Blasting Their Way To Tokyo!"
Reconstruction of an event that took place during World War II when headlines screamed 'Makin Taken'. This meant the recapture of a strategically important island in the Pacific by a group of Marines led by Colonel Evans Carlson, nicknamed Colonel Thorwald. After thorough training, these marines, the so-called Raiders, sail to their target where a fierce and bloody battle ensues that should lead to victory.