They Were Expendable

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They Were Expendable is a 1945 WWII film that focuses on the story of Navy Lt. John Brickley and Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 3. Lt. John Brickley (Robert Montgomery) and his squadron are stationed in the Philippines before the start of World War II. Once the war starts the whole squadron including the executive officer Lieutenant JG 'Rusty' Ryan (John Wayne) are itching to fight the Japanese. They soon find out that they are to just buy time for the United States to gear up for war after the defeat at Pearl Harbor. The biggest mission for Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 3 is to help General Douglas MacArthur his family and General Staff to escape Corregidor.



The following guns were used in the movie They Were Expendable:

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Browning M2 Aircraft

Browning M2 Aircraft - .50 cal
Crewman firing live dual 50 cal. Browning M2 Aircraft guns on PT Boat. Notice the ammo loading in to the weapon
Crewman firing live dual 50 cal. Browning M2 Aircraft guns on PT Boat. Notice the ammo loading in to the weapon
Crewman firing live dual 50 cal. Browning M2 Aircraft guns on PT Boat
Crewman firing dual Browning M2 Aircraft guns on PT Boat
Crewman firing dual Browning M2 Aircraft guns on PT Boat
Crewman firing dual Browning M2 Aircraft guns on PT Boat

1903 Springfield Rifle

1903 Springfield Rifle - .30-06
US Navy sailor carrying a 1903 Springfield Rifle
Lieutenant JG 'Rusty' Ryan (John Wayne) holding a 1903 Springfield Rifle

Colt M1928A1 Thompson

The M1928A1 Thompson is seen carried by several characters including Lt. John Brickley (Robert Montgomery).

M1928A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP
Lt. John Brickley (Robert Montgomery) with the Colt 1928A1 Thompson.
Lt. John Brickley (Robert Montgomery) holding a Colt 1928A1 Thompson.

Browning Automatic Rifle

Browning Automatic Rifle - .30-06
US Navy Crewman carrying a early Browning Automatic Rifle

Smith & Wesson Victory Model

Smith & Wesson Victory Model, .38 S&W
'Dad' Knowland (Russell Simpson) carrying a Smith & Wesson Victory Model in holster

Colt 1911 Pistol

Colt 1911 Pistol - .45 ACP
Lt. John Brickley (Robert Montgomery) carrying a Colt 1911 Pistol in holster



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