79 years ago a sneak attack by forces of the Japanese Empire sank much of the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor in the territory of Hawaii. The Japanese Empire came to regret doing this.
From Here to Eternity was directed by Fred Zinnemann and based on the novel by James Jones. The film is set in the time leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Much of the film was shot on location in Schofield Barracks. Montgomery Clift played a Regular Army lifer. Burt Lancaster played his friend. Ernest Borgnine played a sadistic jailer. The movie climaxes with the attack on Pearl Harbor.