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    They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Jap Task Force

    Hopes are raised when Ryan (John Wayne) and fellow P-T boat captains see a chance for action, then dashed when Brickley (Robert Montgomery) gets orders from the admiral (Charles Trowbridge), in They Were Expendable, 1945.

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