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The Pacific

The Pacific is an upcoming World War II miniseries, produced by Steven SpielbergTom Hanks and Gary Goetzman for HBO which will air in the UK on Sky Movies HD.

A companion series of sorts to Band of Brothers, which focused on the U.S. Army‘s involvement in the European Theater of Operations, this series explores the U.S. Marines in the Pacific Theater of Operations.

The series track the stories of three Marines – Robert LeckieEugene Sledge and John Basilone – as they fight in the Pacific and follows them and their fellow soldiers as they clash with the Japanese in the battles of GuadalcanalCape GloucesterPeleliuOkinawa and the Battle of Iwo Jima.

Made at a cost of $200 million and shot on location in Australia in High Definition, the series will run for 10 episodes.

Sky Movies HD will be airing The Pacific in the UK at the same time as the series shows in the US on HBO.

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