Band of Brothers is a 10-part miniseries based on Stephen Ambrose's book. It follows 'E' (Easy Company, the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army) during World War II, from their initial training at Camp Toccoa to the conclusion of the war.
Last Episode01x10 Points Aired: Nov. 04, 2001
Easy enters Berchtesgaden, to capture the "Eagle's Nest", a mountain mansion that was built by the Nazi party for Hitler. After going to the …
- Maj. Richard D. Winters
- Capt. Lewis Nixon
- 1st Lt. Lynn 'Buck' Compton
- SSgt. Joseph Toye
- TSgt. Donald Malarkey
Series Fun Facts
- Although historian Stephen Ambrose who wrote the book was not involved in the production of the series he was enormously impressed with it.
- All of the 1,200 civilian costumes were authentic vintage clothing.
- Goof (factual errors): When the 101st Airborne was sent into Belgium just before the Battle of the Bulge they were ordered to remove the Screaming Eagle patch from their uniforms, so the…
[show]Goof (factual errors): When the 101st Airborne was sent into Belgium just before the Battle of the Bulge they were ordered to remove the Screaming Eagle patch from their uniforms, so the Germans would not know they were facing an elite division. It was only after the battle when they moved into Hagenau that they were able to wear the patches again.