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* AFatherToHisMen: Davy is the one who keeps the morale of the women up. However, when she thinks John is dead, she has to leave him behind in the Phillipines, she's left almost catatonic.

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* AFatherToHisMen: Davy is the one who keeps the morale of the women up. However, when she thinks John is dead, dead and she has to leave him behind in the Phillipines, Philippines, she's left almost catatonic.


* ObligatoryWarCrimeScene: The Japanese bomb the hospital on purpose.


* TomboyishName: Davy

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* TomboyishName: DavyMajor Davy.


Compare ''Film/CryHavoc'', another 1943 film about military nurses in the Pacific.

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Compare ''Film/CryHavoc'', another 1943 film about American military nurses involved in the Pacific.doomed defense of Bataan.


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* ExcitedShowTitle: ''So Proudly We Hail!''


The nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by the surprise Japanese attack on that fateful day in December 1941. Soon afterward, the women are rerouted to the Philippines where they witness the horrors of war in the Pacific Theatre.

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The nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by the surprise Japanese attack on that fateful day in December 1941. Soon afterward, the women are rerouted to the Philippines Philippines, where they witness the horrors of war in the Pacific Theatre.Theatre.

Compare ''Film/CryHavoc'', another 1943 film about military nurses in the Pacific.


* ActionBomb: Oliva (Lake) decides to help her trapped nurses by becoming this.
* AnyoneCanDie: Various nurses that we have grown accustomed to seeing die tragically.

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* ActionBomb: Oliva (Lake) decides to help her trapped nurses by becoming this.
* AnyoneCanDie: Various nurses that we have who we've grown accustomed to seeing die tragically.



* AFatherToHisMen: Davy is the one who keeps the morale of the women up. However, when she thinks John is dead, she has to leave him behind in the Phillipines, she’s left almost catatonic.

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* AFatherToHisMen: Davy is the one who keeps the morale of the women up. However, when she thinks John is dead, she has to leave him behind in the Phillipines, she’s she's left almost catatonic.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Kansas. Joan probably doesn’t even know his real name.
* ThousandYardStare: Davy when she gets off the plane. It’s because she doesn’t know if John is dead or not.

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Kansas. Joan probably doesn’t doesn't even know his real name.
* ThousandYardStare: Davy Davy, when she gets off the plane. It’s It's because she doesn’t doesn't know if John is dead or not. not.
* TitledAfterTheSong: From "The Star-Spangled Banner", which plays over the opening credits.
* TomboyishName: Davy


* TheFilmOfTheBook: Adapted from the nonfiction book ''I Served on Bataan'', written by real-life U.S. Army nurse Juanita Redmond.



* Off-into-the-Distance Ending: The last shot of the film pans to sky and the nurses reading out John’s letter, who's future is uncertain.

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* Off-into-the-Distance Ending: OffIntoTheDistanceEnding: The last shot of the film pans to the sky and the nurses reading out John’s letter, who's a letter from John, whose future is uncertain.


''So Proudly We Hail'' (1943) is a film directed by Mark Sandrich starring Creator/ClaudetteColbert, Creator/PauletteGoddard, and Creator/VeronicaLake.

U.S. Army Nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by the surprise Japanese attack on that faithful day in December 1941.

As such, the women are rerouted to the Philippines where they witness the horrors of war during the Pacific Theatre.

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''So Proudly We Hail'' (1943) Hail!'' is a 1943 UsefulNotes/WorldWarII film directed by Mark Sandrich Sandrich, starring Creator/ClaudetteColbert, Creator/PauletteGoddard, and Creator/VeronicaLake.

It follows several U.S. Army Nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by military nurses, including Lt. Janet "Davy" Davidson (Colbert), Lt. Joan O’Doul (Goddard), and Lt. Olivia D'Arcy (Lake), as they survive or die alongside the surprise Japanese attack on that faithful day in December 1941.soldiers they bravely try to ease out of pain or help to die as peacefully as possible.

As such, The nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by the surprise Japanese attack on that fateful day in December 1941. Soon afterward, the women are rerouted to the Philippines where they witness the horrors of war during in the Pacific Theatre.



It follows several nurses: their leader, Lt. Janet ‘Davy’ Davidson (Colbert), sassy nurse, Lt. Joan O’Doul (Goddard), and various other women who survive or die alongside the soldiers they bravely try to ease out of pain or die as peacefully as possible.

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U.S. Army Nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by the surprise Japanese attack in December 1941.
As such, the women are rerouted to the Phillippine’s where they witness the horrors of war during the pacific theatre.

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U.S. Army Nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by the surprise Japanese attack on that faithful day in December 1941.
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As such, the women are rerouted to the Phillippine’s Philippines where they witness the horrors of war during the pacific theatre.Pacific Theatre.



It follows several nurses: their leader, Lt. Janet ‘Davy’ Davidson (Colbert), sassy nurse, Lt. Joan O’Doul (Goddard), and various other women who survive or die alongside the soldiers they bravely try to ease their pain or let them die as peacefully as possible.

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It follows several nurses: their leader, Lt. Janet ‘Davy’ Davidson (Colbert), sassy nurse, Lt. Joan O’Doul (Goddard), and various other women who survive or die alongside the soldiers they bravely try to ease their out of pain or let them die as peacefully as possible.


* ChromosoneCasting: The majority of all the screen time goes to the women, but there are some men sprinkled around for romance.

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* ChromosoneCasting: ChromosomeCasting: The majority of all the screen time goes to the women, but there are some men sprinkled around for romance.

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''So Proudly We Hail'' (1943) is a film directed by Mark Sandrich starring Creator/ClaudetteColbert, Creator/PauletteGoddard, and Creator/VeronicaLake.

U.S. Army Nurses begin their service by heading to Hawaii; that trip is circumvented by the surprise Japanese attack in December 1941.
As such, the women are rerouted to the Phillippine’s where they witness the horrors of war during the pacific theatre.

It follows several nurses: their leader, Lt. Janet ‘Davy’ Davidson (Colbert), sassy nurse, Lt. Joan O’Doul (Goddard), and various other women who survive or die alongside the soldiers they bravely try to ease their pain or let them die as peacefully as possible.
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*ActionBomb: Oliva (Lake) decides to help her trapped nurses by becoming this.
*AnyoneCanDie: Various nurses that we have grown accustomed to seeing die tragically.
*ChromosoneCasting: The majority of all the screen time goes to the women, but there are some men sprinkled around for romance.
*CrisisPointHospital: The film takes place in the various military hospitals the women are assigned to.
*DeadpanSnarker: Joan, especially if Kansas is around to make fun of.
*AFatherToHisMen: Davy is the one who keeps the morale of the women up. However, when she thinks John is dead, she has to leave him behind in the Phillipines, she’s left almost catatonic.
*{{Flashback}}: The film is told in total flashback after the women have been rescued to Australia.
*Off-into-the-Distance Ending: The last shot of the film pans to sky and the nurses reading out John’s letter, who's future is uncertain.
*ObligatoryWarCrimeScene: The Japanese bomb the hospital on purpose.
*OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Kansas. Joan probably doesn’t even know his real name.
*ThousandYardStare: Davy when she gets off the plane. It’s because she doesn’t know if John is dead or not.
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