In Part 2 of The Pacific, Sgt. John Basilone (Jon Seda) and the rest of the 7th Marines arrive in Guadalcanal to reinforce the exhausted and disease-ridden 1st Marine Division as they continue to defend the crucial U.S. airstrip on the island. Basilone proves a fearless leader and soldier during an overnight Japanese attack, but he also suffers a tragic personal loss.
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In part 1 of The Pacific, Pfc. Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale) and the rest of his company land on Guadalcanal Island as part of the first U.S. offensive of World War II. Meanwhile, we meet fellow Marine Sgt. John Basilone (Jon Seda), a non-commissioned officer who spends Christmas with his family before heading overseas, and Eugene Sledge (Joseph Mazzello), whose wealthy father won't let him enlist because of a heart murmur. As Leckie & Co. adjust to their surroundings in the jungle, they must ward off an overnight attack by the Japanese at Alligator Creek...
Sons of Tucson
Sons of Tucson
Three young brothers hire a dead-ender to play fill-in father (theirs is in jail) to keep from being placed in foster care in this entertaining new series. The kids are sassily, sitcomically cute and wise for their ages, but it's the goofily engaging Tyler Labine who drives the show as rent-a-dad Ron Snuffkin. In the opener, after doing everything he can to avoid his clerk work at a sporting-goods store, Ron heads to school to sign up the boys for class. He's also trying to dodge a thug to whom he owes money.
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To mark the upcoming premiere of the World War II drama The Pacific and honor those who served in the war, HBO and a nonprofit group brought 250 veterans to the WWII memorial in Washington.
The 10-part miniseries from Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg chronicles the lives of U.S. Marines after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
HBO sends veterans to capital to celebrate The Pacific
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The Pacific - Tom Budge, James Badge Dale, Joshua Helman
In anticipation of its upcoming World War II miniseries The Pacific, HBO will foot the bill for 250 veterans to visit the World War II memorial in Washington next week, The Associated Press reported.
The pay cable channel said it is working with the Honor Flight Network, which pays to transport...