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Objective, Burma! Overview:

Objective, Burma! (1945) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Jack L. Warner and Jerry Wald.

Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)

Best Film EditingGeorge AmyNominated
Best Music - ScoringFranz WaxmanNominated
Best WritingAlvah BessieNominated

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Pvt. Nebraska Hooper: What are you thinkin' about, Gabby?
Cpl. Gabby Gordon: [Chuckling] I wonder what happened to those two Zulus I had a date with last week.

Mark Williams: Why didn't you join the Navy?
Capt. Nelson: I can walk better than I can swim, brother.

Pvt. Nebraska Hooper: It's sure peaceful so far.
Cpl. Gabby Gordon: That's the way I like it... peaceful. I already said when I starved to death, I want it to be peaceful.

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It seems incongruous that after accompanying the platoon the entire way to record the mission, no one in the group seems concerned with preserving or saving the work of Mark Williams, the war correspondent.
All the weapons, uniforms, and gear used in this movie are original and accurate. This was possible due to the fact that these were still in use to the US military when this film was made. WW2 movies made in recent times use reproduction weapons and gear.
This was remade as Distant Drums with Gary Cooper , Richard Webb and Arthur Hunnicutt circa 1950 and set in the Florida Everglades.
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