The Pacific

The Pacific

Season 1 Episode 7

Posted by Admin On April - 19 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

The Pacific Season 1 Episode 6 - Part Six

The battle continues against the extremely determined Japanese. Terrible acts of barbarism are conducted by both sides and Sledge questions his own moral compass after the loss of a leader. The Marines eventually secure Peleliu with the help of their newly christened ‘Sledgehammer’ and return to Pavuvu, changed men forever.

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Season 1 Episode 6

Posted by Admin On April - 15 - 20103 COMMENTS

The Pacific Season 1 Episode 6 - Part Six

Despite the suffocating 115-degree heat and a lack of clean drinking water, Sledge, Leckie and the other Marines confront the highly-fortified enemy as they attempt to capture the Peleliu airfield. After seeing his comrades badly injured, Leckie himself is wounded and evacuated from the island. Sledge witnesses the shocking truth about what is sometimes required to survive and fight another day.

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Season 1 Episode 5

Posted by Admin On April - 11 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

The Pacific Season 1 Episode 5 - Part Five

Basilone’s celebrity grows as he travels across the country on the war bonds tour. On Pavuvu, Sledge, assigned to the 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, is briefly reunited with Phillips and Leckie rejoins his company. Sledge then gets his first taste of combat as he, Leckie, and the rest of the 1st Marine Division meet fierce Japanese resistance while landing on the intricately and heavily defended coral island of Peleliu.

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Season 1 Episode 4

Posted by Admin On April - 4 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

The Pacific Season 1 Episode 4 - Part Four

Finally enlisted as a Marine, Sledge trains for combat at Camp Elliott. The 1st Marine Division lands at Cape Gloucester on the Japanese-held island of New Britain. As Leckie and the other Marines battle the Japanese, they quickly realize that the more ominous enemy is the smothering jungle itself. Having survived Gloucester and stationed on the godforsaken island of Pavuvu, Leckie begins displaying the physical and mental effects of combat and is sent to a naval hospital on nearby Banika for psychiatric observation.

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Season 1 Episode 3

Posted by Admin On March - 28 - 20104 COMMENTS

The Pacific Season 1 Episode 3 - Part Three

Physically and mentally debilitated after the four-month ordeal on Guadalcanal, Leckie, Basilone and thousands of their comrades land in Melbourne, where they are greeted by adoring crowds and viewed as the saviors of Australia. While his buddies carouse, Leckie becomes deeply attached to an Australian woman and her first-generation Greek family. Meanwhile, Basilone is awarded the Medal of Honor and is asked to return home to help sell U.S. war bonds.

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Season 1 Episode 2

Posted by Admin On March - 21 - 20101 COMMENT

The Pacific Season 1 Episode 2 - Part Two

Basilone and the 7th Marines arrive on Guadalcanal to reinforce Leckie and the rest of the 1st Marine Division as they continue to defend the crucial airstrip. Basilone plays a key role in repelling a nighttime Japanese attack, but suffers a frightful personal loss. After four months of continuous action, the exhausted and disease-ridden members of the 1st Marine Division are evacuated off the island.

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Season 1 Episode 1

Posted by Admin On March - 14 - 20101 COMMENT

The Pacific Season 1 Episode 1 - Part One

In the immediate aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Marine Sgt. John Basilone prepares to ship out and confront the enemy somewhere in the Pacific, while budding journalist Robert Leckie enlists in the Marine Corps. Eugene Sledge, unable to enlist because of a heart murmur, says farewell to his best friend, Sidney Phillips, who is about to leave for boot camp. Exactly eight months after Pearl Harbor, the 1st Marine Division, including Leckie and Phillips, lands on Guadalcanal in order to secure its strategically vital airfield and prepare for the inevitable counterattack.

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The Making Of The Pacific

Posted by Admin On March - 13 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Get behind the scenes of The Pacific and learn the tricks of the trade with this 20 minute Making The Pacific video

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The Pacific is a ten-part television World War II mini-series, produced by HBO, Seven Network Australia, Playtone and DreamWorks, that premiered on March 14, 2010. Similar to the 2001 mini-series Band of Brothers, The Pacific focuses on the United States Marine Corps actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific War.

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