The Fighting Seabees (1944) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Edward Ludwig .
Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Scoring||Walter Scharf, Roy Webb||Nominated|
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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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