The Fighting Seabees (1944)

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    • Re: The Fighting Seabees (1944)

      You're right, Chilibill. When I was working down at the U.S. Naval base at Port Hueneme, with our Naval Reserve diving unit (we had to pull brass screws off a destroyer that was going to be used for target practice), this base was one of just a few Seabee bases around the country.

      They had a Seabee museum there that was very interesting. It documented extensively the movie that John Wayne was in, plus they had a lot of very interesting displays from firearms on up. It was obvious that the Seabees had a lot of pride in their organization. Here's a link. (Interesting side note . . . they are selling bricks as part of a fund-raising effort to build a new museum.)

      Chester :newyear:
    • Re: The Fighting Seabees (1944)

      Robbie wrote:

      Regarding the black and white photograph in relation to the filming locations, this seems to depict a western, should this be here?


      Hi Robbie, yes it should, as the photo is in the locations
      section of the profile, and does not state it is from the movie.
      It's been on this review for over 4 years!!
      It shows how the movies were made there,
      and The Fighting Seabees was one of them.

      Here's one from a different angle, and probably from the film



      Please take a look at the link, for your information
      Click here
      Iverson Ranch, Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California,
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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    • Re: The Fighting Seabees (1944)

      Thanks Keith, But I just HATE it when Duke gets killed! I almost had a heart attack at the end of IWO JIMA, and I about died when I heard them say, "Saddle up"!

      Veterianian friend of mine was on the first wave at Iwo. He was shot in the ankle as soon as he got off the LCV. His foot was never right after his injury, but.....HE made it back! Just wish they wouldn't kill Duke off!

      KPKEITH
    • Re: The Fighting Seabees (1944)

      Just watched this last night. Nice pic, Larry. Funny, how now..........when I go to a page it is in the middle of the thread. Read where someone said they had just watched this....it was signed
      CHILIBILL. Goosebumps, yep! Or maybe he was just saying Hi to old Keith. I think the page problem is it doesn't keep me signed in anymore. KEITH
      God, she reminds me of me! DUKE

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