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About HBO's "The Pacific"

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The Pacific
The Pacific is mainly about the lives of three marines, Cpl. Eugene "Sledgehammer" Sledge, Pfc. Robert "Lucky" Leckie, and GySgt. John "Gunny" Basilone. The primary sources are two memoirs, With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa, and Helmet For My Pillow, by Sledge and Leckie, respectively. Other souces include China Marine another memoir by Sledge, and a memoir by Chuck Tatum, a marine who served under Basilone on Iwo Jima: Red Blood, Black Sand...

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1st Marine Division


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The First Marine Division was one of the first two division-sized unit ever formed by the Corps. It was established in February 1941 aboard the USS Texas in Cuba around the nucleus of the pre-war First Marine Brigade. The Division's first commander was the amphibious warrior, BrigGen Holland M. Smith. There was no record of an activation ceremony since the division was deep in the preparations for...

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  • AnyGuy


    January 29, 2011 by AnyGuy

    Should we include other information before/after the war about the islands that were shown? It could be helpful. Oh and I cant find a page on Cape Gloucester. Can someone tell me if their even is one…

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  • Sidewinder82

    Marine title

    August 18, 2010 by Sidewinder82

    Should we capitalize the term Marine on all the pages? In many memiors the term is also capitalized.

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  • Kacieh

    Since The Pacific has garnered 24 Emmy nominations, The Pacific Wiki will be featured next week in an Emmy Awards special on Wikia's main Entertainment page!! Congratulations! Let's try to keep ever…

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