Rear Adm. John M. Hoskins (Sterling Hayden) fights to stay on after losing a leg on an aircraft carrier in World War II.
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Based on true events from the life of Vice Admiral John Madison Hoskins (October 22, 1898 - March 30, 1964). See more
U.S. Navy ships at General Quarters (battle stations) do not permit smoking. In the scene in Combat Information Center Admiral Hoskins is shown lighting up. See more