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Based on a True Story

196 EpisodesProduced by Dan LeFebvreWebsite

We've all seen the movies that claim to be 'based on a true story', but have you ever wondered how historically accurate they are? That's what we'll aim to find out as we compare Hollywood with history.

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The Pacific Part 1 with Marty Morgan

Today we're kicking off a three-part series on the HBO miniseries The Pacific by looking at the first four episodes.

Episodes we're covering today:

1. Guadalcanal/Leckie 2. Basilone 3. Melbourne 4. Gloucester/Pavuvu/Banika

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