The Battle of Midway and John Ford (Video)

Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Ford and the 18 minute documentary he made for the U.S. Navy about the Battle of Midway in June of 1942. The Battle of Midway presented a victory in vivid color to an American public eager for good war news.?This was the third of a five-part look at Hollywood directors who made films for the U.S. government during World War II.

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