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Band of Brothers (2001)

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

Release Date: Sun, Sep 09, 2001

Country: GB | US
Language: De | Fr | Lt | Nl | En
Runtime: 60

Damian Lewis
Richard D. Winters
Donnie Wahlberg
C. Carwood Lipton
Matthew Settle
Ronald Speirs
Scott Grimes
Donald Malarkey
Eion Bailey
David Kenyon Webster
Michael Cudlitz
Denver 'Bull' Randleman
Shane Taylor
Eugene Roe
Neal McDonough
Lynn 'Buck' Compton
Ross McCall
Joseph Liebgott
Frank John Hughes
William 'Wild Bill' Guarnere
Nolan Hemmings
Charles 'Chuck' Grant
Michael Fassbender
Burton 'Pat' Christenson
James Madio
Frank Perconte
Richard Speight Jr.
Warren 'Skip' Muck
Rick Warden
Harry Welsh
Kirk Acevedo
Joseph D. Toye
Rick Gomez
George Luz
Peter Youngblood Hills
Darrel 'Shifty' Powers
Nicholas Aaron
Robert 'Popeye' Wynn
Douglas Spain
Antonio C. GarcĂ­a
Dale Dye
Robert Sink
Matthew Leitch
Floyd 'Tab' Talbert
Peter McCabe
Donald Hoobler
Craig Heaney
Roy W. Cobb
Peter O'Meara
Norman 'Foxhole' Dike

Season 1:

Currahee
Episode 1: Currahee (Sep 09, 2001)
Easy Company is introduced to Captain Sobel, who has the group undergo hard and unfair training. As a result, Sobel comes into conflict with his men, including Richard Winters, his executive officer. The company is shipped to England to prepare for D-Day.
Day of Days
Episode 2: Day of Days (Sep 10, 2001)
Easy Company lands in Normandy, scattered all across and away from their drop zone. 1st Lt. Meehan, commander of Easy, is killed when his plane suffers a direct hit and 1st Lt. Winters must take command and 1st Lt. Speirs is introduced.
Carentan
Episode 3: Carentan (Sep 16, 2001)
Easy Company are sent to liberate the French village of Carentan, where they lose several men in heavy fighting. The episode focuses on Private Albert Blithe, who struggles with crippling anxiety following the battle.
Replacements
Episode 4: Replacements (Sep 23, 2001)
With the addition of many new men, Easy Company heads to Holland to participate in Operation Market Garden and prepare an Allied route into Germany, but they meet stiff German resistance.
Crossroads
Episode 5: Crossroads (Sep 30, 2001)
Winters writes a report on the challenge of an unexpected resistance to a German attack, and is haunted by his conscience after shooting a teenage German soldier. Operation Pegasus is depicted. Easy Company is called to Bastogne to repel the sudden German counterattack.
Bastogne
Episode 6: Bastogne (Oct 07, 2001)
Easy Company experiences the Battle of the Bulge and have to hold ground near Bastogne while running low on ammunition and other supplies. The episode focuses on medic Eugene "Doc" Roe as he helps out his fellow soldiers where he can, while also scrounging for medical supplies, of which the Company is dangerously low.
The Breaking Point
Episode 7: The Breaking Point (Oct 14, 2001)
Easy Company battles near Foy, Belgium, losing numerous men. In the episode, the actions of 1st Lt. Norman Dike, the Company's commander, are examined and questioned. Serving as narrator is 1st Sgt. Carwood Lipton, who attempts to keep the morale of the men up as they endure their trials in the forest near Foy.
The Last Patrol
Episode 8: The Last Patrol (Oct 21, 2001)
Easy Company is in Hagenau in Feburary, 1945, where they prepare for a night patrol mission to capture German prisoners. The patrol includes one veteran who is despised for missing Bastogne and a new lieutenant fresh out of West Point.
Why We Fight
Episode 9: Why We Fight (Oct 28, 2001)
As the Allies move into Germany and the war comes closer to an end, disillusionment and anger set in for Easy Company--until they stumble onto a concentration camp abandoned by the German military.
Points
Episode 10: Points (Nov 04, 2001)
As the Germans surrender, it appears that that the hard days for Easy Company are over as they are stationed in Austria. But they soon learn that those solders without enough service points will be sent to fight in Japan.

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