Wing and a Prayer (1944)
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Genres: Action, Drama, War

Taglines: MIGHTY DRAMA OF AIRCRAFT CARRIER X (original ad - all caps)

Director: Henry Hathaway

Writers: Jerome Cady, Mortimer Braus, Jo Swerling

Stars: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford, ...

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their individual worries and concerns, but become increasingly frustrated at their avoidance of combat, for reasons unknown to them. But in the end, all get their chance to fight.

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