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
- During the liberation of Eindhoven in episode 4, the real Pvt. Edward "Babe" Heffron can be seen in one of the shots. He is sitting down and waving a Kingdom of the Netherlands flag.
- Despite what was suggested in the third episode, Pvt. Albert Blithe did not die in 1948. Fellow Easy Company Currahee veterans had thought that Blithe did not recover from his neck wound and…
[show]Despite what was suggested in the third episode, Pvt. Albert Blithe did not die in 1948. Fellow Easy Company Currahee veterans had thought that Blithe did not recover from his neck wound and had died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1948. He in fact recovered and served several tours in Korea and Taiwan. He died in 1967; due to kidney failure.
- Although the show centers on a well known US army battalion, a majority of the actors featured throughout the series are actually from the UK.