Guadalcanal/Leckie

Series 1 - Episode 1 Guadalcanal/Leckie

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Summary

In the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbour, US marine sergeant John Basilone prepares to confront Japanese forces somewhere in the Pacific. Meanwhile, two young men enlist to serve for their country. Fact-based Second World War drama, depicting the experiences of US marines Robert Leckie, Eugene Sledge and John Basilone, starring James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello and Jon Seda.

Cast & Crew

PFC Robert Leckie James Badge Dale
Sgt John Basilone Jon Seda
Eugene B Sledge Joseph Mazzello
PFC Sidney Phillips Ashton Holmes
Capt Andrew Haldane Scott Gibson
Lt Col Lewis `Chesty' Puller William Sadler
Cpl Merriell `Snafu' Shelton Rami Malek
PFC Wilbur `Runner' Conley Keith Nobbs
PFC Lew `Chuckler' Juergens Josh Helman
2nd Lt Edward `Hillbilly' Jones Leon Ford
PFC Jay De L'Eau Dylan Young
Sgt JP Morgan Josh Britton
PFC Bill `Hoosier' Smith Jacob Pitts
Sgt Elmo `Gunny' Haney Gary Sweet
PFC Bill Leyden Brendan Fletcher
PFC RV Burgin Martin McCann
2nd Lt Hugh Corrigan Henry Nixon
Vera Keller Caroline Dhavernas
Lena Mae Riggi Annie Parisse
Director Tim Van Patten
Writer Bruce C McKenna
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Drama