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Video: WWII Hero Andrew Haldane '41 to be Featured Sunday on HBO

Story posted April 09, 2010


U.S. Marine Corps Captain Andrew Haldane, a member of the Bowdoin Class of 1941 and captain of the Bowdoin football team, will be featured Sunday in Part 5 ("Into the Abyss") of HBO's miniseries, "The Pacific."

Known by his men for his character, courage and spirited leadership, Haldane was killed in action on Peleliu Island in 1944.

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

This video, provided by HBO President of Miniseries Kary Antholis '84, provides a look at Sunday's episode and explains why Haldane was one of a kind.

Marines of The Pacific: Haldane

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