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Haldane's Spirit Lives On in HBO's 'The Pacific'

Story posted March 14, 2010

The World War II heroics of Andrew Haldane, a member of the Class of 1941, are part of "The Pacific," the HBO miniseries debuting March 14, 2010.

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Andrew Haldane '41 was captain of the football and baseball teams. Photo: George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives.

Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Steve Solloway focuses on Haldane in a March 14 column. Read it here.

Haldane, captain of the football and baseball teams, lost his life during the battle for Peleliu in October 1944.

Bowdoin's Haldane Cup is awarded to a member of the senior class who has outstanding qualities of leadership and character.

Recent Haldane Cup recipients Ian Yaffe '09 and Elizabeth Leiwant '08 are mentioned in the column.

Read more about the "The Pacific," including its premiere on campus and the involvement of President of HBO Miniseries Kary Antholis '84.

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