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Band of Brothers Strategy Overview p. The Organizations Purpose p. Components of a Band of Brothers Company p. Potential Partners & Missions p. Read Beyond Band of Brothers PDF - The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters by Dick Winters Dutton Caliber | Tells the tales left untold by. Editorial Reviews. Review. “This is more than military history the way it should be written: it is Band of Brothers: E Company, th Regiment, st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest - Kindle edition by Stephen E. Ambrose.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Usually, the more detail, the more I get lost.

So when I read a book about the intricacies of a battle along with names of soldiers, names of towns, names of divisions, etc. I tend to get lost and overwhelmed.

Back in the thick of the war around , someone had a bizarre idea: Why not have a host of soldiers jump out of an airplane with a parachute right into the thick of battle? This is mostly a good thing. This is a war. Strangely, I never felt connected to anyone in particular in this book. The cast of characters in this drama is huge, and it was incredibly hard for me to keep track of who was who. Some names stayed consistent throughout the book, but in a war, sadly, a lot of men get killed, so it seemed that every pause in the action meant that there were several fresh faces and names for the reader to assimilate.

Suffering is suffering, no matter whose name is attached to it.

Easy Company also plays a pivotal role in the eventual capitulation of Berlin in The European war is over, and the soldiers go way off the deep end with their alcohol intake and debauchery.

Things get very uncomfortable in some circumstances. Why should soldiers care about kicking a German family out of their house so they can live in relative comfort? And it WAS their side that started the bleeding war. I came away with tremendous respect for any solider that has ever been in combat.

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True, that respect has always been there for me, but when a tale is told with such gripping realism, it makes you appreciate the sacrifice all the more. Kudos, also, to Stephen Ambrose for telling the tale so well.

My father received a Bronze Star for keeping the various Air Bases electricity working. So I can very much appreciated what this book tells us. But there are also thoughts special group of soldiers that achieve such an effective relationship between men, soldier to soldier, that nothing but death will tear them apart. Easy Company was that sort of soldiers.

If you have any interest in WWII Please read this book. It's true. I fell in love with the men of easy company watching the HBO miniseries. They became my heores, knights in shining armor, the bar to which all men are judged.

The characters are just as vivid as you would want them to be. The action was breath stealing. I was so emotionally invested, that my heart broke when someone died and I found myself wanting to jump in and help Eugene Roe! From their disastrous drop behind German lines on D-Day and how well they coped with said drop to their capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Told through interviews with surviving members of Easy Company of their days from boot camp to the end of the war.

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It is a stirring account of friendship and brotherhood amidst the horrors of war. This is not a book that glorifies war, but instead glorifies the men who fight and those who make the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The companion to this book, "The Pacific", is every bit as good as "Band Of Brothers", and both books should be a must read for every single person on the face of the Earth, so that the horror of war and the men, mostly mere boys, who are sent to fight them, should never have to endure war ever again.

I guarantee that if the so called "Leaders of the Nations of the World" had to do the fighting, war would quickly become a thing of the past. Best WWII book ever.

I like the fact that Stephen Ambrose the Author of the book interviewed so many of the soldiers portrayed in the book as well as visited some of the battlefields with them.

It brings home the bravery and sacrifices of my parents generation during WWII. I will be surprised if any other future historical event will bring out the qualities shown by Americans during that tragic time in history. I read the book after watching the series and found the series followed the book very closely.

Cannot think of any negative things about the book and recommend both the book and the made for TV Series on Amazon Prime. One person found this helpful. I loved it! I would recommend this to anyone! I myself was not a huge history fan, but I liked this so much I watch the HBO series after reading it. Talk about gaining a greater understanding and respect for our soldiers and what their lives were like.

This should be a required read in high schools. My Dad was in WW2 and this time in history fascinates me. This is one of the best portrayals of war ever made They don't glamorize it or make all the guys out to be heroes. They show all the ugly sides of what these men went through. Excellent mini series and I would recommend it to anyone interested in WW2 era history.

I would only caution that it is not for the squeamish or for kids. See all reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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But I still think it is three or four times more accurate than most films like this. The major responded, "I wish that it would have been more authentic. I was hoping for an 80 percent solution.

At the end of the day we will be hailed as geniuses if we get this 12 percent right. We are going to shoot for 17 percent.

The camp was reconstructed in England for the miniseries. Major Dick Winters, who commanded the 2nd Battalion of the U. He challenged competing claims stating, "If the 7th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Division was first in Berchtesgaden, just where did they go?

Berchtesgaden is a relatively small community.

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I walked into the Berchtesgaden Hof with Lieutenant Welsh and saw nobody other than some servants. Goering's Officers' Club and wine cellar certainly would have caught the attention of a French soldier from LeClerc's 2nd Armored Division, or a rifleman from the U. I find it hard to imagine, if the 3rd Division was there first, why they left those beautiful Mercedes staff cars untouched for our men.

He leads the cast for most of the episodes and is the main subject of the second episode "Day of Days", the fifth episode "Crossroads", and the final episode, "Points".

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Hanks said the production needed a central character to tie the story together, and they believed that Damian Lewis was best for that role. The ninth episode "Why We Fight" largely centers on him, dealing with his problems with alcoholism, in particular.

The seventh episode "The Breaking Point" features Lipton prominently and shows the importance he played in maintaining the company's morale.

He is the main focus of the eighth episode "The Last Patrol".Winters ordered him to make his way back to battalion headquarters alone since he could not spare a man to assist him.

And at its peak—in Holland and the Ardennes—Easy Company was as good a rifle company as any in the world. Is this feature helpful? Resources and Downloads. This is the story of the men who fought, of the martinet they hated who trained them well, and of the captain they loved who led them.

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The German did not protest and left. Some ended homeless. Over ten episodes the series details the company's exploits during the war. They discovered that in war, men who loved life would give their lives for them.

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