The Pacific (2010)

The series is a companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers and focuses on the United States Marine Corps' actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific War. Whereas Band of Brothers followed one company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment through the European Theater, The Pacific centers on the experiences of three Marines who were all in different regiments of the 1st Marine Division.

The Pacific Movie Wiki

Writing:
  • Michelle Ashford
  • Bruce C. McKenna
Seasons: 1
metacritic icon 7.6/10
themoviedb icon 7.4/10

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  • Release Date: 2010-03-14
  • Language: En
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
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  • Views: 79

The Pacific - Season 1 Episode List

  • The Pacific - Guadalcanal/Leckie Wiki Reviews

    Episode 1 - Guadalcanal/Leckie

    Release Date: 2010-03-14

    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.

  • The Pacific - Basilone Wiki Reviews

    Episode 2 - Basilone

    Release Date: 2010-03-21

    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.

  • The Pacific - Melbourne Wiki Reviews

    Episode 3 - Melbourne

    Release Date: 2010-03-28

    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.

  • The Pacific - Gloucester/Pavuvu/Banika Wiki Reviews

    Episode 4 - Gloucester/Pavuvu/Banika

    Release Date: 2010-04-04

    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.

  • The Pacific - Peleliu Landing Wiki Reviews

    Episode 5 - Peleliu Landing

    Release Date: 2010-04-11

    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.

  • The Pacific - Peleliu Airfield Wiki Reviews

    Episode 6 - Peleliu Airfield

    Release Date: 2010-04-18

    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.

  • The Pacific - Peleliu Hills Wiki Reviews

    Episode 7 - Peleliu Hills

    Release Date: 2010-04-25

    The Marines, including the newly christened “Sledgehammer,” 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. Their objective finally secured, the Marines return to Pavuvu fundamentally changed by their experience on Peleliu.

  • The Pacific - Iwo Jima Wiki Reviews

    Episode 8 - Iwo Jima

    Release Date: 2010-05-02

    Increasingly frustrated by his role campaigning for war bonds, 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, Lena Riggi. But the couple know they are living on borrowed time, as Basilone is soon to take part in the Marine landing on Iwo Jima.

  • The Pacific - Okinawa Wiki Reviews

    Episode 9 - Okinawa

    Release Date: 2010-05-09

    After battling across the island of Okinawa for more than 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. The primordial conditions and the moral dilemma posed by the presence of civilians put tremendous strain on the physical and psychological endurance of Sledge and the other Marines.

  • The Pacific - Home Wiki Reviews

    Episode 10 - Home

    Release Date: 2010-05-16

    After the Japanese surrender, Leckie, healed from his wounds, leaves the hospital and returns home, while Sledge heads back to Alabama to be reunited with his family and Sid Phillips. Lena visits Basilone’s home and has an emotional meeting with his family. Leckie adjusts to post-war life by resuming his old job and starting a new relationship, but for Sledge, unsure why he survived the war seemingly unscathed, adjustment will require more time.

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