Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of attacks by the Japanese, something new is tried, Construction Battalions (CBs=Seabees). The new CBs have to both build and be ready to fight. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
HARD-MUSCLED! SOFT-HEARTED! (original print ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
When the Japanese soldier is picked up in the clamshell bucket, the feet beneath the bucket are facing the opposite direction of the soldier. See more
I'm Eddie Powers, Donovan's factotum, meaning, "Man Friday". That's Latin.
Lt. Cmdr. Robert Yarrow
Well, I'm glad to know you Friday even if it's only Thursday.
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Ireland Must Be Heaven, for My Mother Came from There
Music by Fred Fisher
Lyrics by Howard Johnson
and Joseph McCarthy
Sung by William Frawley See more