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The Fighting Seabees (1944) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Edward Ludwig .

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringWalter Scharf, Roy WebbNominated

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By ScribeHard on Apr 1, 2013 From ScribeHard on Film

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This is one of seven movies which John Wayne made that he actually dies in.
The motto of the real Construction Battalion Seabees is: "We build, we fight". This is encapsulated in the line of dialogue said by Lieutenant Commander Robert Yarrow (Dennis O'Keefe) at film's end when he says: "We build for the fighters, we fight for what we build".
Republic, being as "thrifty" as they were, used a large number of stock shots from Flying Tigers for the scenes involving "enemy" aircraft.
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