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Randolph Scott's character in this movie, Col. Thorwald, is based on Lt. Col. Evans F. Carlson, the commander of the 2nd Marine Battalion (aka "Carlson's Raiders").
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U.S.S. Nautilus and U.S.S. Argonaut were the submarines used in the Makin Island raid. Both subs mounted two deck guns and, due to their size, could not be mistaken for Gato class subs. The Nautilus carried 6" deck guns and were used to shell shipping in the harbor at Makin.
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