Kerwin Mathews (Sgt. Thomas A. 'Tom' Sloan)Julie Adams (Ruth Nelson Campbell)Ray Danton (Lt. Joel Brady)Karen Sharpe (Paula Nelson)Onslow Stevens (Gen. Nathan Keller)Russell Thorson (Casey Nelson)Eddie Ryder (Lt. Lou Gideon)John Baer (Johnny Campbell)Michael Garth (Maj. Westerly)Larry Thor (Col. Kempler)Morris Ankrum (Chief of Staff, Pearl Harbor)William Boyett (Ullman)Booth Colman (Sam Pelligram)Lee Farr (Sgt. Anderson - Marine Photographer)John Goddard (Commander)Colin Kenny (Man in Bar)Buddy Lewis (Brodzky - Guadalcanal Platoon Member)Peggy Maley (Blonde at Bar)
A marine sergeant witnesses a captain kill one of their men at Guadalcanal to cover his own incompetence, and fears he won't be believed because of rank, so finds the captain has gotten him assigned to his next command plus is cozying up to the family of his victim.