The film is dedicated to the memory of Charlsie Bryant
, a longtime script supervisor at Universal Studios. She had served in that capacity on both Jaws
(1975) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind
(1977), and would have reprised those duties with this film had she not unexpectedly died. See more
On December 7, 1941, the Naval Air Arm of the Imperial Japanese Fleet, in a surprise attack, struck the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor and hurtled an unsuspecting America into World War II.
American citizens were stunned, shocked and outraged at this treacherous attack. On the West Coast, paranoia gripped the entire population as panic-stricken citizens were convinced that California was the next target of the Imperial Japanese Forces.
Major General Joseph W. Stilwell, ...