HBO’s new mini-series entitled The Pacific looks really good. They’ve posted the first episode online for free (looks like you need to sign-in).
The series is based on the memoirs of Eugene Sledge (With the Old Breed) and Robert Leckie (Helmet for My Pillow). I’ve read With the Old Breed and thought it was outstanding (here are some great quotes from Eugene Sledge).
Here is the trailer for The Pacific: