• Film ID:
  • 16169
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=120 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • America.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • English.
THE PACIFIC: DISC 1 (2010)
(Eps 1-2)
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This companion piece to 'Band of Brothers', follows the story of 3 different marines during the war against Japan. 'The Pacific' is adapted from the memoirs of two of them, Eugene Sledge and Robert Leckie, and uses material from a third, Chuck Tatum, who fought alongside the third featured character, John Basilone.
Part 1, Guadalcanal/Leckie; Robert Leckie and the 1st Marines land on Guadalcanal and take part in the Battle of the Tenaru.
Part 2, Basilone; John Basilone and the 7th Marines land on Guadalcanal to bolster the defences around Henderson Field.
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