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Many of the actors playing Japanese characters were not Japanese. According to the documentary Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988), many Japanese characters in films of the World War II period were actually played by Chinese actors. This was because 112,000 Japanese-Americans, who had lived in the US for years, were transferred to relocation centers and "stripped of their property" during WW 2.
Captain Harvey Ross:
No your excellency. It's true we Americans don't know very much about you Japanese. And we never did. And now I realize you know even less about us. You can kill us. All of us, or part of us. But if you think that's going to put the fear of god into...
The captain of an Army-Air Force bomber would not use the phrase "abandon ship". This is a term a Naval Aviator or the captain of a ship might use.