The Pacific DVD/Soundtrack/Book
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The Pacific DVD is an epic 10-part miniseries that delivers a realistic portrait of WWII's Pacific Theatre as seen through the intertwined odysseys of three U.S. Marines - Robert Leckie, John Basilone and Eugene Sledge. The extraordinary experiences of these men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day. The viewer will be immersed in combat through the intimate perspective of this diverse, relatable group of men pushed to the limit in battle both physically and psychologically against a relentless enemy unlike any encountered before.
Actors: James Badge Dale, Jon Seda, Joseph Mazzello
The Pacific Soundtrack
The Pacific is an epic 10-part miniseries that delivers a realistic portrait of WWII's Pacific Theatre as seen through the intertwined odysseys of three U.S. Marines - Robert Leckie, John Basilone and Eugene Sledge. Be one of the first to own the soundtrack, containing the score composed by award-winning film composer Hans Zimmer along with Geoff Zanelli and Blake Neely.
1. Honor [Main Title Theme From "The Pacific"]
2. With The Old Breed [End Title Theme From "The Pacific"]
3. You Have No Idea
4. Terrible Solomons
5. Torn Souls
6. Nightfall On Okinawa
7. Private First Class Robert Leckie
8. Fallen Friend
9. We've Gone Respectable
10. Iwo Jima
11. Praying For You
12. Even The Trees Hate Us
13. Get The Wounded Aboard
14. Memories Of Home
15. Landing Peleliu
16. Adagio For Peleliu
17. The Peleliu Hills
18. Dear Vera
19. Where Do We Go From Here?
20. Men At War
21. Sledge's Humanity
22. War Is Hell
24. New Kind Of Bomb
25. Honor [For Oboe And Strings]\
The Pacific: Hell Was An Ocean Away by Hugh Ambrose (Hardcover)
In this companion to the HBO® miniseries-executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, and Gary Goetzman-Hugh Ambrose reveals the intertwined odysseys of four U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy carrier pilot during World War II.
Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August of 1945, five men connected by happenstance fought the key battles of the war against Japan. From the debacle in Bataan, to the miracle at Midway and the relentless vortex of Guadalcanal, their solemn oaths to their country later led one to the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot and the others to the coral strongholds of Peleliu, the black terraces of Iwo Jima and the killing fields of Okinawa, until at last the survivors enjoyed a triumphant, yet uneasy, return home.
In The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real-life stories of the five men who put their lives on the line for our country. To deepen the story revealed in the miniseries and go beyond it, the book dares to chart a great ocean of enmity known as The Pacific and the brave men who fought. Some considered war a profession, others enlisted as citizen soldiers. Each man served in a different part of the war, but their respective duties required every ounce of their courage and their strength to defeat an enemy who preferred suicide to surrender. The medals for valor which were pinned on three of them came at a shocking price-a price paid in full by all.