Too Young the Hero (1988)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Combat Films, Docudrama  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A young boy slips through the cracks and ends up in the Navy in this made-for-television drama. Based on a true story, Rick Schroder stars as Calvin Graham, a mature-looking 12-year-old boy who enlisted in the Navy during World War II. Graham not only fought in the war but was honored for his bravery at Guadalcanal before his secret was discovered.

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sailor, war, courage, enlistment, flashback, military, Navy, youth