Was flipping through the channel guide and came across this war movie classic. I stop and watch it anytime I see it's on. First rate cast: William Holden, Mickey Rooney, Fredrick March, Earl Holliman, Grace Kelly, and Dennis Weaver. Great story by James Michener Navy ships and jet aircraft Extensive use of real combat footage. The USS Oriskany CV-34 and LST-827 USS Hillsborough County, the F9F-2 Panther's of VF-192 "the Golden Dragons" (standing in for the F2H Banshee's in the book). VF-192 had two combat deployments to Korea flying the F4U Corsair. F2H Banshee F9F-2 Panther If you ever notice "The Bridges of Toko Ri" on television be sure to stop and watch it, you won't be sorry.