One of the most popular propaganda movies to come out of WW II, THE FIGHTING SEABEES stars the swaggering John Wayne as Wedge Donovan, the head of a construction company working for the Navy on a remote Pacific island, building fortifications and an airstrip. Constance Chesley (Susan
Hayward) is a news correspondent who falls in love with Donovan, who will have nothing to do with her; Navy commander Robert Yarrow (Dennis O'Keefe) is in love with Constance and at odds with Donovan over his unorthodox ways. When the Japanese invade the island, Donovan ignores Yarrow's orders to
have his men take cover, then is enraged when some of his workers are machine-gunned by st...