Season 1, Episode 6 Peleliu Airfield
First Aired: April 18, 2010
Still fighting on Peleliu in September 1944, in extreme heat and with little drinking water, Leckie, Sledge and the rest of the 1st Marines attempt a dangerous assault across the airfield under constant fire from entrenched enemy positions. Meanwhile, Sid Phillips pays a visit to Sledge's parents back in Mobile, Ala., and does his best to assure them their son will be all right.
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- Premiered: March 14, 2010
- 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. (more)