Ambush Bay is a 1966 color film about a battle on a Phillipine island in the Asian theater of World War II. Filmed on location, the film follows a Marine unit as they have 96 hours to fight through the dense Phillipine jungle on the Japanese-controlled island of Siarago to obtain the information needed to take over the island. However, they discover a plot to secretly attack General MacArthur's army. 1st Seargent Steve Corey (Hugh O'Brian) commands the elite Marine unit after its first commander, Captain Alonzo Davis (Clem Stadler, winner of Navy Cross and technical advisor on the film) is killed. Corey and his men work hard to protect rookie radio-man, PFC Grenier (James Mitchum). He must survive to help the unit contact their informant and get the details needed to protect General MacArthur's army. Ambush Bay is a gritty war film that chronicles the dangerous fighting needed and exceptional risks taken to obtain crucial intelligence.