The Fighting Lady is an Academy Award winning documentary produced in 1944 by the US War Department and US Naval Communication Service. Shot in colour, The Fighting Lady is a documentary film which revolves around the life of seamen on board the second USS Yorktown (CV-10) - the Fighting Lady . The film includes footage of combat in the Marcus Islands, the attack on Truk in the Carolines,and the famous Marianas turkey shoot . Directed by Edward Stiechen and narrated by Charles Boyer and Robert Taylor. Memphis Belle is an Oscar-winning film also produced in 1944. Directed by famed William Wyler (then a Lieutenant Colonel) and released by the US War Department, the film presented real-life footage of dozens of Allied bombing missions by the Flying Fortress B-17 bomber during the Second World War. This superb collection is essential viewing for military history devotees.