A reckless World War I Naval aviator with a drinking problem becomes paralyzed after a fall, ending his military career. However, he becomes a respected screenwriter, and when World War II breaks out he finds a way to fight for his country again.
Best Picture winner is a portrait of life on a Honolulu Army post just before the attack on Pearl Harbor, and focuses on two rebellious privates and a tough but fair-minded sergeant who's swept into a torrid affair with his CO's wife.
Account of a commando unit spearheading the World War II Anzio assault. James Garner, Jack Warden, Etchika Choureau, Edward Byrnes, Peter Brown, Stuart Whitman, Torin Thatcher. Directed by William Wellman.