Wake Island

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

The heroic but doomed defense of Wake Island against the Japanese in the opening days of WWII provided the basis for this slightly fictionalized, immensely popular flag-waver that garnered several Academy Award nominations. A perfect example of Hollywood's contribution to the war effort, the film demonstrated that even in defeat there was victory, and provided...read more

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Wake Island - Official Trailer
02:07 — December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island b (more…)

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