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Gung Ho! 1943 Carlson's Raiders Randolph Scott DVD, Download, USB

Gung Ho! 1943 Carlson's Raiders Randolph Scott DVD, Download, USB
Gung Ho! 1943 Carlson's Raiders Randolph Scott DVD, Download, USB
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The Landmark 1943 World War II Docudrama ''Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders'', Based On The Historic 1942 Raid On Makin Island By Evans Carlson's Legendary "Carlson's Raiders", The U.S. Marines 2nd Raider Battalion, Against Japanese Forces Of The Makin Atoll Garrison On The Pacific Island Of Makin (Now Known As Butaritari) During One Of The First American Offensive Ground Combat Operations Of World War II, Starring Randolph Scott, Alan Curtis, Noah Beery Jr. And Robert Mitchum, Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! (Black/White, 1 Hour 27 Minutes.) #GungHo #RaidOnMakingIsland #EvansCarlson #CarlsonsRaiders #2ndRaiderBattalion #MarineRaiders #Makin #MakinIsland #RandolphScott #AlanCurtis #NoahBeeryJr #RobertMitchum #USMarines #USMC #GilbertAndMarshallIslandsCampaign #BattleOfGuadalcanal #GuadalcanalCampaign #Guadalcanal #OperationWatchtower #SolomonIslands #Guadalcanal #EmpireOfJapan #US #PacificWar #AsiaPacificWar #PacificOceanTheatreOfWWII #PacificOceanTheaterOfWWII #SouthWestPacificTheatreOfWWII #SouthWestPacificTheaterOfWWII #AsiaticPacificTheater #WorldWarII #WWII #WW2 #WorldWarTwo #WorldWar2 #SecondWorldWar #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive

Director:
Ray Enright

Writers:
Lt. W.S. LeFrancois U.S.M.C. (Story), Lucien Hubbard (Screenplay), Joseph Hoffman (Additional Dialogue)

Cast:

Randolph Scott ... Col. Thorwald
Alan Curtis ... John Harbison
Noah Beery Jr. ... Cpl. Kurt Richter
J. Carrol Naish ... Lt. C.J. Cristoforos
Sam Levene ... Leo 'Transport' Andreof
David Bruce ... Larry O'Ryan
Richard Lane ... Capt. Dunphy
Walter Sande ... 'Gunner' McBride
Louis Jean Heydt ... Lt. Roland Browning
Robert Mitchum ... 'Pig-Iron' Matthews
Rod Cameron ... Rube Tedrow
Grace McDonald ... Kathleen Corrigan
Milburn Stone ... Cmdr. Blake
Peter Coe ... Kozzarowski
Harold Landon ... Frankie Montana


Gung Ho! (full title: Gung Ho!: The Story Of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders) is a 1943 American war film directed by Ray Enright and starring Randolph Scott. The story is based somewhat on the real-life World War II Makin Island raid led by Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson's 2nd Marine Raider Battalion. When producer Walter Wanger acquired the rights to the Makin Island raid and Lt. W.S LeFrançois' story, the United States Navy film liaison Lt. Albert J Bolton insisted that neither Carlson nor his executive officer James Roosevelt be singled out. The screenplay depicted a fictional Lt. Col. Thorwald with no executive officer. The screenplay did include a character played by J. Carrol Naish, a Raider lieutenant of Greek extraction based on Marine Raider Lt. John Apergis as well as Gunnery Sergeant Victor "Transport" Maghakian who served in the raid and survived the war. Though many incidents in the film did not occur in the real Makin Island raid, Carlson wrote of his being pleased with the film to Wanger. Like many other films about the United States Marine Corps, the movie was filmed at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and Camp Pendleton with Marine extras and technical advisors including Carlson, Maghakian and Lt. Wilfred Sylvio LeFrancois with all three men being awarded the Navy Cross on the actual raid. The Japanese were played by Chinese and Filipino extras.

August 17-18, 1942: World War II: The Raid On Makin Island: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (now known as Butaritari) of the Gilbert Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The aim was to destroy Imperial Japanese installations, take prisoners, gain intelligence on the Gilbert Islands area, and divert Japanese attention and reinforcements from the August 7-9, 1932 Allied landings on the Solomon Islands of Guadalcanal and Tulagi. The raid was among the first American offensive ground combat operations of World War II. The force was drawn from "Carlson's Raiders", the U.S. Marines 2nd Raider Battalion, and comprised a small battalion command group and two of the battalion's six rifle companies. Because of space limitations aboard ship, each company embarked without one of its rifle sections. Battalion headquarters, A Company and 18 men from B Company, totaling 121 troops, were embarked aboard the submarine Argonaut and the remainder of B Company, totaling 90 men, aboard Nautilus. The raiding force was designated Task Group 7.15 (TG 7.15). The Imperial Japanese Navy created the Makin Atoll Garrison in 1942. It was part of the Marshall Islands Garrison, and officially titled the 62nd Garrison Force. At the time of the Makin Raid the total force opposing the American landing consisted of 71 armed personnel of the Japanese seaplane base led by Warrant Officer (Heisouchou) Kyuzaburo Kanemitsu of the Special Naval Landing Force equipped with light weapons. In addition there were also four members of the seaplane tender base and three members of a meteorological unit. Two civilian personnel were attached to the Japanese forces as interpreters and civilian administrators. #RaidOnMakingIsland #EvansCarlson #CarlsonsRaiders #2ndRaiderBattalion #MarineRaiders #Makin #MakinIsland #GilbertAndMarshallIslandsCampaign #USMarines #USMC #BattleOfGuadalcanal #GuadalcanalCampaign #Guadalcanal #OperationWatchtower #SolomonIslands #Guadalcanal #EmpireOfJapan #US #PacificWar #AsiaPacificWar #PacificOceanTheatreOfWWII #PacificOceanTheaterOfWWII #SouthWestPacificTheatreOfWWII #SouthWestPacificTheaterOfWWII #AsiaticPacificTheater #WorldWarII #WWII #WW2 #WorldWarTwo #WorldWar2 #SecondWorldWar #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive