They were expendable Flying Leathernecks
They were expendable Flying Leathernecks


Publication Information
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment distributed by Warner Home Video, 2006.

Physical Description
1 videodisc (237 min.) : sd., b&w, col. ; 4 3/4 in.

War Double Feature

General Note
DVD format ; region 1 ; Dolby digital sound.
Double-sided disc.
Videodisc release of 1945 and 1951 motion pictures.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Closed captioned.

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties.

Reading Level
Not rated.

Title Subject
World War II -- Drama -- Video recordings.

Feature films.
War films.
Torpedo-boats -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Fighter planes -- Drama -- Video recordings.
DVD videodiscs.

Geographic Term
Philippines -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) -- Drama -- Video recordings.

Added Author
Wayne, John, 1907-1979.
Ryan, Robert Bushnell, 1909-1973.
Montgomery, Robert, 1904-1981.
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986.
Holt, Jack, 1888-1951.
Bond, Ward, 1903-1960.
Taylor, Don, 1920-1998.
Flippen, Jay C., 1899-1971.
Harrigan, William, 1894-1966.
Ford, John, 1894-1973.
Wead, Frank, 1895-1947.
Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979.
Grant, James Edward, 1902-1966.
Grainger, Edmund, 1906-1981.

Added Corporate Author
Turner Entertainment Co.
RKO Pictures.
Warner Home Video (Firm)

LibraryCollectionMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
Enterprise BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) 791.43 They Were (1945)Checked In