After battling across the island of Okinawa for more than a month, Sledge and the rest of the 1st Marine Division are ordered to relieve an Army division that has been in combat against the most strongly defended Japanese position on the island. The primordial conditions and the moral dilemma posed by the presence of civilians put tremendous strain on the physical and psychological endurance of Sledge and the other Marines.
- 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