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6 years 43 weeks ago, 7:28 AM

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http://www.hbo.com/the-pacific/index.html

I was just wondering if anyone was watching this HBO series and what you'al thought about it? i kinda like the first one " band of brothers" better. i thought "band of brothers" told a better story...any opinions????

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6 years 43 weeks ago, 7:34 AM

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ivantank,
I am not watchhing it on purpose. Like you, I thought Band of Brothers was an amazing story. I knew I would be comparing "The Pacific" to BoB. I will probably buy the box set when it comes out, but until then...

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6 years 43 weeks ago, 12:18 PM

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i am interested in it and ill be buying the box set, im not a big fan of weekly episodes.

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6 years 43 weeks ago, 12:52 PM

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I heard that it makes the U.S. out to be very evil...........

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6 years 43 weeks ago, 1:14 PM

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seems like the new thing with these liberal bastards is to spit on uncle sam, oh wait, its not really a new thing is it?

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6 years 43 weeks ago, 1:29 PM

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How can you not like Hanks as an actor, but he has been involved with a lot of very liberal issues, and man i hope we're wrong on this one..

I'm second generation Navy, Pop trained landing boat crews in Diego during WWII, and i spent a little time in the south china sea (patrol planes not ships) anyway for what ever reason i have always been into the history of the WWII Pacific Theater, and the idea of revisionists doing a series on these true heroes sure scares me.. All you have to do is look at what they did to FDR's speach on the WWII memorial in DC.. leaving out the "so help us God". its infuriating!

I watched PT109 yesterday.. I had never noticed that while a lot of the boat crews were carrying 1911's, Kennedy's character was shown with a victory 38.. Don't know if this was actually the case of not, both were issued just as they were 25 years later in my era. They had a bunch of credits for tech advisor on the film, and as it was filmed only 20 years after the event my guess is that this is factual..

I will catch you guys later tonight, hist. int. has a show on right now.. "famous guns".. will see..

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6 years 43 weeks ago, 1:34 PM

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Yes Ivantak, so far has been a good show, although not showing any Jap brutality upon Americans so far. Just us stealing their gold teeth, but Marine pay isn't that great! LOl

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