Marine Sergeant Lena Basilone was the wife of Medal of Honor winner John Basilone. I just watched HBO's The Pacific episode 7, it was great, tons of action. Anyway it looks like John and Lena Basilone meet and fall in love during episode 8. I thought I would share some of the information I have found on Lena Basilone, it's not much, but here it is.
Lena Basilone's Obituary, this has some good info, click image for a larger view.
The happy couple on there wedding day.
HBO's The Pacific a ten part mini-series includes the love story of John and Lena Basilone.
Lena christens the USS Basilone after John's death. She was a stunning women.
Actress Annie Parisse plays Lena Riggi Basilone in HBO's The Pacific. More info on Annie here -- Wiki and -- IMDB
Annie Parisse and Jon Seda, as Lena Riggi and John Basilone.
The Basilone wedding party.
The grave of Lena Basilone. God Bless and Semper Fi.