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Gung Ho - Chinese words meaning "Team Spirit" or "To Work In Harmony" and the title of the sitcom GUNG HO/ABC/1986 about a Japanese management team which reopened an automobile plant in Hadleyville, Pennsylvania. near Pittsburgh. The series was based on the theatrical movie Gung Ho (1986) directed by Ron Howard.

Gedde Watanabe and Scott Bakula - GUNG HO
Gedde Watanabe and Scott Bakula

The term "Gung Ho" was adopted by Marine Lt. Colonel Evans F. Carlson as the slogan for his battalion, (a.k.a. "Carlson's Raiders") whose surprise attack on Makin Island during World War II inspired the motion picture Gung Ho! (1944).

 Gung Ho! Movie


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