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Band of Brothers

This section of WorldWar2History.info is devoted to Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Divison — the “Band of Brothers” made famous by the late Stephen Ambrose (and the wonderful HBO mini-series now on DVD).

Band of Brother author Stephen AmbroseOur first feature here is a section from Stephen Ambrose’s book. We’ve converted the original text of Chapter 9 in “Band of Brothers” for the Web and separated it into nine sub-sections so that it’s easy to read online. Click here to start reading or jump to any one of the sub-sections below.

Band of Brothers E-Text

    • The Island: Holland, October 2 – November 25, 1944
    • Easy Confronts a Company of German SS
    • Attacking the Germans
    • Under Artillery Bombardment
    • They Did Everything Right
    • Easy Company Veterans and Replacements
    • Rescuing the British Paratroopers
    • Easy Moves to the Rear

Band of Brothers poster

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