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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

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As good a rifle company as any in the world, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, kept getting the tough assignments — responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. In Band of Brothers, Ambrose tells of the men in this brave unit who fought, went hungry, froze, and died, a company that took 150 percent casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office. Drawing on hours of interviews with survivors as well as the soldiers' journals and letters, Stephen Ambrose recounts the stories, often in the men's own words, of these American heroes.

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Reissued to coincide with the ten-hour HBO miniseries produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, Ambrose's acclaimed account chronicles the men of Easy Company, one of America's most remarkable World War II fighting outfits. of photos.

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As good a rifle company as any in the world, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, kept getting the tough assignments — responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. In Band of Brothers, Ambrose tells of the men in this brave unit who fought, went hungry, froze, and died, a company that took 150 percent casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office. Drawing on hours of interviews with survivors as well as the soldiers' journals and letters, Stephen Ambrose recounts the stories, often in the men's own words, of these American heroes.

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ISBN:
9780743216456
Subtitle:
E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Author:
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Author:
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - United States
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20010606
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.19x6.22x.86 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Reissued to coincide with the ten-hour HBO miniseries produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, Ambrose's acclaimed account chronicles the men of Easy Company, one of America's most remarkable World War II fighting outfits. of photos.
"Synopsis" by , As good a rifle company as any in the world, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, kept getting the tough assignments — responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. In Band of Brothers, Ambrose tells of the men in this brave unit who fought, went hungry, froze, and died, a company that took 150 percent casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office. Drawing on hours of interviews with survivors as well as the soldiers' journals and letters, Stephen Ambrose recounts the stories, often in the men's own words, of these American heroes.
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