The Pacific [NOOK Video]

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Overview

From the producers of the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-winning 2001 HBO miniseries 'Band of Brothers'(R) comes this epic 10-part miniseries that tells the true stories of three Marines fighting in the brutal Pacific theater during WWII.
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Episodes

    • 1. Part One
    • In the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Marine Sgt. John Basilone prepares to ship out, while budding journalist Robert Leckie enlists as a Marine. Eugene Sledge, unable to enlist due to a heart murmur, says farewell to his best friend.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 3/14/2010

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    • 2. Part Two
    • Basilone and the 7th Marines arrive on Guadalcanal to reinforce Leckie and the rest of the 1st Marine Division as they defend the crucial airstrip. Basilone plays a key role in repelling a nighttime Japanese attack, but suffers a frightful loss.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 3/21/2010

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    • 3. Part Three
    • Debilitated after Guadalcanal, Leckie, Basilone and their comrades land in Melbourne, where they are greeted by adoring crowds. Meanwhile, Basilone is awarded the Medal of Honor and is asked to return home to help sell U.S. war bonds.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 3/28/2010

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    • 4. Part Four
    • Sledge trains for combat at Camp Elliott. The 1st Marine Division lands at Cape Gloucester on the Japanese-held island of New Britain. Later, while stationed on the island of Pavuvu, Leckie begins displaying the physical and mental effects of combat.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 4/4/2010

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    • 5. Part Five
    • Basilone's celebrity grows as he goes cross-country on the war bonds tour. On Pavuvu, Sledge is briefly reunited with Phillips and Leckie. Sledge then gets his first taste of combat as 1st Marine Division meet fierce Japanese resistance on Peleliu.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 4/11/2010

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    • 6. Part Six
    • Despite the suffocating heat and a lack of clean water, Sledge, Leckie and other Marines confront the highly-fortified enemy as they attempt to capture the Peleliu airfield. Sledge witnesses the shocking truth about what is sometimes required to survive.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 4/18/2010

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    • 7. Part Seven
    • The Marines continue the battle of Peleliu against an enemy determined to fight to the last man. Devastated by the loss of a revered leader, and witnessing unimaginable barbarity on both sides, Sledge veers to the very edge of moral collapse.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 4/25/2010

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    • 8. Part Eight
    • An increasingly frustrated Basilone convinces the Marines to allow him to train troops headed for combat. Transferred to Camp Pendleton, he enjoys a whirlwind romance with an initially reluctant female Marine.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 5/2/2010

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    • 9. Part Nine
    • After battling on Okinawa for over a month, Sledge and the rest of the 1st Marine Division are ordered to relieve an Army division that has been in combat against the most strongly defended Japanese position on the island.</


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 5/9/2010

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    • 10. Part Ten
    • After the Japanese surrender, Leckie and Sledge return home and attempt to adjust to life after war. Meanwhile, Lena visits Basilone's home and has an emotional meeting with his family.


      Runtime: 60 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 5/16/2010

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Overview

From the producers of the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-winning 2001 HBO miniseries 'Band of Brothers'(R) comes this epic 10-part miniseries that tells the true stories of three Marines fighting in the brutal Pacific theater during WWII.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2949000406154
  • Network: HBO
  • Format: NOOK Video