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Captain Vinton Maddox (Character)
from Midway (1976)

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Capt. Vinton Maddox


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  1. Midway (1976) Played by James Coburn (as Capt. Vinton Maddox)
    ... aka "Battle of Midway" - Philippines (English title), UK
    ... aka "Midway" - Australia (imdb display title), Canada (English title) (imdb display title)
    ... aka "The Battle of Midway" - Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), USA (video title)
    ... aka "La batalla de Midway" - Mexico (imdb display title), Peru (imdb display title), South America (Spanish title) (imdb display title), Spain, Uruguay
    ... aka "Schlacht um Midway" - Austria, Germany (imdb display title), West Germany
    ... aka "La bataille de Midway" - Canada (French title), France
    ... aka "Η ναυμαχία του Μίντγουεϊ" - Greece
    ... aka "Мидуей" - Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
    ... aka "Мидуэй" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
    ... aka "A Batalha de Midway" - Brazil (imdb display title)
    ... aka "A Midway-i csata" - Hungary (imdb display title)
    ... aka "Batalha de Midway" - Portugal (imdb display title)
    ... aka "Batalia de la Midway" - Romania (literal title)
    ... aka "Battle of Midway" - Netherlands (imdb display title)
    ... aka "Bitwa o Midway" - Poland
    ... aka "I navmahia tou Midway" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
    ... aka "La battaglia di Midway" - Italy
    ... aka "Midway" - Turkey (Turkish title) (DVD title)
    ... aka "Midwayn taistelu" - Finland
    ... aka "Pasifik Savaslari" - Turkey (Turkish title) (imdb display title)
    ... aka "Slaget om Midway" - Denmark
    ... aka "Slaget om Midway" - Norway (imdb display title)
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  1. The Making of 'Midway' (2001) (V) Played by James Coburn

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From Midway (1976)
Captain Vinton Maddox: Admiral, these enemy radio intercepts that your intelligence unit has been accumulating...
Admiral Nimitz: Very detailed, aren't they?
Captain Vinton Maddox: Too damned detailed, Admiral. Do you remember what happened just before December 7th?
Admiral Nimitz: The Japanese flooded the airwaves with fake messages.
Captain Vinton Maddox: Yes. These could be carbon copies. Washington's convinced that Yamamoto's feeding this stuff to you in order to cover his real intentions.
Admiral Nimitz: Very definite possibility.
Captain Vinton Maddox: Well then, sir, how can you still insist...
Admiral Nimitz: Because it is my judgement that this information is factual. I'm convinced Yamamoto's target is Midway.
Captain Vinton Maddox: If you're wrong, Admiral, if you send our carriers into a Japanese ambush, the entire west coast and Hawaiian islands will be wide open for invasion.
Admiral Nimitz: I'm fully aware of that, Captain. You're saying the safe play is to defend the home folks first.
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