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
- Fifty "special ability" extras worked throughout the course of the production. These extras were trained in weapons handling and served as both German and British soldiers.
- All of the 1,200 civilian costumes were authentic vintage clothing.
- Prior to production, the various directors were told that the actors were in contact with the veterans they were playing. And if the actors said that the veterans disapproved or disagreed…
[show]Prior to production, the various directors were told that the actors were in contact with the veterans they were playing. And if the actors said that the veterans disapproved or disagreed with something in the script, it would have to be changed. Many of the actors frequently got themselves taken out of certain scenes after the respective veterans said they weren't there for the event in question.