Approved | | Biography, Drama, War
Rear Adm. John M. Hoskins (Sterling Hayden) fights to stay on after losing a leg on an aircraft carrier in World War II.
Was filmed on board the USS Kearsarge (CVA 33) while on a Show The Flag cruise around Asia.
Where the crew is listening to the aircraft radios attacking Korean targets they can hear the sounds of battle and the crash of a plane even though no pilot is talking. This would not be possible unless someone keyed the mic and left it open.
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