As a captain in the Marine Corps Reserve, he was executive officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 121, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, during the battle for Guadalcanal Island
(the first U.
Hundreds of New Zealanders, Australians, and Europeans, are trapped on Guadalcanal island
, scene of one of World War II's most famous battles.
Over the last 18 months, about 60 people have been killed in fighting between the groups on the Guadalcanal island
, scene of one of the most famous battles of the Second World War.
Malick focuses that vision here on Guadalcanal Island
, loosely adapting James Jones' 1962 novel about a crack infantry unit battling the entrenched Japanese in one of the key battles of World War II.
The story of The Thin Red Line takes place around the battle of Guadalcanal Island
in the Pacific during the Second World War, but director Malick resists going for the instantly visually impressive route of big, bloody battle scenes.
Visually, the zones of argillic alteration are similar to that seen at Gold Ridge deposit on Guadalcanal Island
The Thin Red Line follows a fresh squad of American troops into the hellhole known as Guadalcanal Island
, where they encounter incredible Japanese resistance and find themselves caught in one of the most savage battles of the 20th century.
Hand, President of Leigh Resource Corporation (the "Company"), reports results of a soil sampling program carried out in the Hoilava region of Special Prospecting License (SPL) 187 on Guadalcanal Island