Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg present: Band of Brothers & The Pacific, a two series boxset.
Includes a never-before-seen documentary featuring surviving veterans of Easy Company and the First Marine Division, whose stories are told in Band of Brothers and The Pacific
BAND OF BROTHERS
Based on the bestseller by Stephen E. Ambrose, Band of Brothers tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as soldier's journals and Letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men who knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear. The were an elite rifle company parachuting into France early on D-Day morning, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge and capturing Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. They were also a unit that suffered 150 percent casualties, and whose lives became legend.
Bonus Features: We Stand Alone Together: The Men of Easy Company (80-minute documentary), The Making of Band of Brothers (30-minute documentary), Ron Livingston's Video Diaries, The Premiere in Normandy
6 disc boxset | Runtime: 782 | 1:78:1
THE PACIFIC (6 disc Boxset)
From executive producers Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, and Gary Goetzman, The Pacific tracks the real-life journeys of three U.S. Marines - Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale), Eugene Sledge (Joe Mazzello), and John Basilone (Jon Seda) - across the vast canvas of the Pacific theter during World War II. The miniseries follows these men and their fellow Marines from their first battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, through the rain forests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima, through the horror of Okinawa, and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day.
Bonus Features: Profiles of The Pacific (Intimate portraits of the real Marines featured in The Pacific), Making The Pacific (30-minute feature providing an inside look at the making of this epic miniseries), Anatomy of The Pacific War (Historical documentary on the events that influenced the merciless brutality in the Pacific theater)
6 disc boxset | Runtime: 522 | 1:78:1
HE HAS SEEN WAR (Bonus disc)
He Has Seen War is an exclusive documentary that examines the postwar lives of veterans of both Band of Brothers and The Pacific. From their initial steps at reintegrating into civilian life to the lasting impact the war had on each of their lives. He Has Seen War features Easy Company and First Marine Division veterans and their families relaying their own unique stories. Complemented by renown historian and author Donald L. Miller as well as rarely seen archival and documentary footage, He Has Seen War captures the struggle and ultimate triumph of a generation who, after helping rescue the world from unprecedented calamity, reclaimed their lives and re-forged a country.
Bonus disc | Runtime: 51 | 1:78:1