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The Highest Honor (1982)

R  |   |  War, Drama  |  1984 (USA)
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The true story of a daring raid on Japanese-occupied Singapore Harbour by Australian and British troops during WWII.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Aitkens ...
Maj. R.M. Ingleton
Vincent Ball ...
Lt. Cmdr. Hubert Marsham
Craig Ballard ...
Lt. B. Raymond
James Belton ...
Lt. H.R. Ross
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A.B. W.G. Falls
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Lt. W.G. Carey
Alan Cassell ...
Lt. Ted Carse
Warren Coleman ...
Leading Seaman K.P. Cain
Diane Craig ...
Mrs. Page
Slim DeGrey ...
Leading Stoker J.P. McDowell
George Duff ...
Cpl. A.G. Campbell
Tim Elston ...
Sgt. D.P. Gooley
Takuya Fujioka ...
Matsumoto
Ken Goodlet ...
Bill Reynolds
John Griffiths ...
Sgt. C.B. Cameron
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On 11 September 1944, a squad of 23 Australian and British soldiers lead by Lieutanant-Colonel Ivan Lyon leave Fremantle bound for Indonesia as part of Operation Rimau, an attempted repeat of the highly-successful Operation Jaywick the previous year in which nearly sixty ships in Japanese-occupied Singapore Harbour were destroyed. Written by Alexander Lum

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War | Drama

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1984 (USA)  »

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The Southern Cross  »

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The movie shows soldiers traveling in canoes in conducting their mission to blow-up enemy ships as was also the case during the mission in The Cockleshell Heroes (1955). See more »

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Unforgettable
5 June 1999 | by (CALIFORNIA) – See all my reviews

I saw this Australian film about 10 years ago and have never forgotten it. The movie shows the horror of war in a way that Hollywood usually glosses over. The relationship between the soldiers of the two warring countries is highlighted by the differences in culture and the ultimate knowledge that in the end we are all really not different on the inside. If you can find any type of copy of this--buy or rent it. You won't be disappointed, just awed.


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