TV Mini-Series | TV-MA | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Based on the books; "With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa" and "China Marine" by Eugene Sledge, "Helmet For My Pillow" by Robert Leckie and "Red Blood, Black Sand" by Chuck Tatum.
By the 1960's the term AWOL was used throughout the U.S. armed forces. And while most believe it is an acronym for "Absent Without Leave", it is technically an acronym for "Absent Without Official Leave" (AWOL). Minor point, but one which more should be aware of.