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 …
Series Fun Facts
- By the third episode of shooting, the special effects department had used more pyrotechnics than were used in the entire production of Saving Private Ryan.
- Around 700 authentic weapons and almost 400 rubber prop weapons were used in production
- The black and white "Invasion stripes" on the wings of the C-47 in the scene where the soldiers are entering the plane, are wavy and sloppily painted. This is accurate. The word went down to…
[show]The black and white "Invasion stripes" on the wings of the C-47 in the scene where the soldiers are entering the plane, are wavy and sloppily painted. This is accurate. The word went down to all allied air units on June 4th to paint broad stripes on the planes, for recognition. Maintenance personnel used paint brushes, many of them purchased from English retailers, to paint the stripes on thousands of planes, literally overnight.