A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers", The Pacific focuses on the United States Marine Corps' actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific War. Whereas Band of Brothers followed one Army infantry company through the European Theater, The Pacific follows three Marines (Eugene Sledge, Robert Leckie and John Basilone) in separate combat actions.
The series is based on the memoirs of U.S. Marines Eugene Sledge and Robert Leckie, who fought in the battles in the Pacific during World War II. Also the tv show based on the real story of John Basilone â€“ the only marine who earned their heroism during the war and the Congressional Medal of Honor, and the Navy Cross, and â€œPurple HeartÂ». The plot describes the key battles that made â€‹â€‹history through the eyes of ordinary soldiers and their families.Read more »