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
- 3 years in the making.
- 2,000 German and American uniforms were purchased or manufactured.
- SPOILER: In "Day Of Days" when the company first attacks the German gun position at Brecourt, there appears to be some kind of cinematic error when it looks as though an American soldier…
[show]SPOILER: In "Day Of Days" when the company first attacks the German gun position at Brecourt, there appears to be some kind of cinematic error when it looks as though an American soldier throws a grenade and it explodes upon hitting a fleeing German soldier. Grenades don't explode on contact; they have timed fuses. However, this actually happened: 'Buck Compton' had been an All-American catcher for UCLA and threw that grenade at the enemy with no arc and it exploded as soon as it struck.