A navy pilot has a bad habit of getting into trouble through his exuberant attitude to flying. Finally after many months and many transfers and encounter justifies his recklessness and redefines the rest of his life.
During the first days of the D day invasion, a group of American officers realize there may be valuable intelligence gained from a captured German bunker. They need a German POW to lead them to the information, but are unsure how far they can really trust the man.
Tells the story of the destruction of the PT109. The crew, led by future US president John F Kennedy, struggles to come up with a survival plan that will help them avoid the numerous Japanese forces in the area.
Invasion plans are held up when a minesweeper is sunk in the harbor while on active duty. The Navy hatches a daring plan to try and infiltrate the countryside and find someone who knows where the mines are laid