In Harm's Way
- 2 hr 45 min
America's involvement in World War II was a time when ordinary men did extraordinary things in the name of patriotism. The movie, In Harm's Way 1965 depicts the spirit and turmoil of the US Navy following the surprise attack upon Peal Harbor by the Japanese. The movie follows both the personal and military lives and struggles of several naval officers and their families as they try to recover and pursue the Japanese Navy following Pearl Harbor. John Wayne, Henry Fonda and KirK Douglas are but a few of the big names starring in this production. Although fictional, In Harms Way draws much of its inspiration from actual events and battles. The characters and story line masterfully demonstrates the range of emotions faced by the soldiers following Pearl Harbor. They face failure and crisis in both their personal and military lives. The unrelenting valor and commitment displayed by the characters in the face of battle captures the spirit of the American military that led to eventual victory.