The Fighting Seabees
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The Fighting Seabees is Republic Pictures' rip-roaring tribute to the US Navy's Construction Batallions (C.B.), without whom no plane would ever have gotten off the ground during WW2. John Wayne stars as Wedge Donovan, head of civilian construction company stationed in a pre-Pearl Harbor South Pacific war area. Despite Donovan's pleas to the Navy brass, he is denied permission to train his men for combat, the better to stave off imminent Japanese attack. Only after incurring heavy losses is Donovan given a commission and his men officially enlisted in the Navy. The self-sacrifical… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of John Wayne's popular WWII movies, in which his hero shows the exepected rebellious independence."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"WWII flag waving + Duke Wayne = can't miss action."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
"Standard WW2 flagwaver."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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