AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - A prized historical collection at Auburn University is attracting national attention following an HBO documentary called "The Pacific."
Te key character in that show is a World War II veteran, Dr. E.B. Sledge, who fought in the Pacific and turned his notes about warfare into several highly acclaimed books.
Auburn University, Sledge's Alma Mater, has a collection of his letters and memoirs in its archives
The collection helped film directors Stephen Spielberg and Tom Hanks shape the new documentary.
You can view the collection here! Http://diglib.auburn.edu/collections/ebsledge/