The New Pictures, Sep. 28, 1942

The Battle of Midway (20th Century-Fox) should be seen by all Americans. Here are the first official shots of U.S. troops in actual combat, pictures of the young, tense, grinning, lean, clean, finedrawn faces of American boys before, during and after a great and terrible battle. The impact is quick as a wound and deep as loneliness.

Commander John Ford, U.S.N.R. (director of The Informer, How Green Was My Valley, etc.) crouched three 16-mm. cameras in the sands of Midway. Much film was ruined by bomb concussion. Two of the cameras were destroyed. Ford...

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