Basilone and the 7th Marines arrive on Guadalcanal to reinforce Leckie and the rest of the 1st Marine Division as they continue to defend the crucial airstrip. Basilone plays a key role in repelling a nighttime Japanese attack, but suffers a frightful personal loss. After four months of continuous action, the exhausted and disease-ridden members of the 1st Marine Division are evacuated off the island.
- Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, War & Politics
- Studio: HBO
- Keyword: world war ii, marine corps, okinawa, pacific war, miniseries, historical, military life, guadalcanal, iwo jima, pacific theater, military, historical drama, paratrooper, 1940s, war, modern warfare, modern history, military drama
- Cast: James Badge Dale, Jon Seda, Joseph Mazzello, Ashton Holmes, Jacob Pitts, Rami Malek