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Battle of Midway


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The feature film starring Raymond A Spruance Joseph J Rochefort Jr Ernest L Blake
' This is the way it was ... ' The authentic reconstruction of one of the most famous of all naval battles, re-creates the personal and military background to the struggle between the US and the Japanese forces, an encounter crucial to the outcome of World War II.
Rear Admiral Frank J. 'Jack'
Screenplay by DONALD s. SANFORD Produced by WALTER MIRISCH Directed by JACK SMIGHT
(First showing on British television) Films: page 105


Produced By: Walter Mirisch
Directed By: Jack Smight
Capt Matt Garth: Charlton Heston
Admiral Chester W Nimitz: Henry Fonda
Captain Vinton Maddox: James Coburn
Rear Admiral: Glenn Ford
Commander: Hal Holbrook
Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto: Toshiro Mifune
Admiral William F Halsey: Robert Mitchum
Cmdr Carl Jessop: Cliff Robertson
Lt Cmdr: Robert Wagner
Fletcher: Robert Webber
Admiral Harry Pearson: Ed Nelson
Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo: James Shigeta
Haruko Sakura: Christina Kokubo
Cmdr Max Leslie: Monte Markham
Capt Miles Browning: Biff McGuire
Ensign George Gay: Kevin Dobson
Lt Cmdr C Wade McCluskey: Christopher George
Lt Cmdr Waldron: Glenn Corbett
Capt Buckmaster: Gregory Walcott
Ensign Tom Garth: Edward Albert
Yasuji Watanabe: Clyde Kusatsu
Jack Reid: David MacKlin
Admiral Kondo: Conrad Yama

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