The Pacific Episodes

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The Pacific Episode: "Peleliu Landing"

Season 1, Episode 5
Episode Synopsis: Eugene Sledge has a brief reunion with Sid Phillips on Pavuvu in June 1944 and gets his first taste of combat the following September, when the 1st Marines meet heavy resistance landing on Peleliu. Meanwhile, John Basilone experiences the ups and downs of selling war bonds on a cross-country tour of the U.S., and has a chance encounter with his brother George, a fellow marine, in California.
Original Air Date: Apr 11, 2010
Guest Cast Andrew Lees: Robert Oswalt Scott Gibson: Capt. Andrew Haldane Brendan Fletcher: Bill Leyden Anna Torv: Virginia Grey Toby Schmitz: Capt. Burns Lee Rami Malek: Merriell 'Snafu' Shelton Martin McCann: R.V. Burgin Matthew Green: Brunette Marine Gary Sweet: Sgt. Elmo 'Gunny' Haney Bob Rumnock: Waiter Mark Casamento: George Basilone Leon Ford: Edward 'Hillbilly' Jones
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Season 1, Episode 5
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Length: 54:00
Aired: 4/11/2010
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Premiered: March 14, 2010, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: A 10-part miniseries about U.S. Marines fighting the Japanese in the Pacific in World War II begins in the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor and ends with their return home in 1945. Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman are the executive producers.



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