It's Christmas 1944, and the 101st is surrounded by Germans in the forest outside of Bastogne with a lack of supplies in bitter cold and snow.

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It's a cold, harsh Christmas 1944 for the men of Easy Company as they try to hold the line around Bastogne against attacking German forces. They have no winter clothing, limited rations and little ammunition. For Eugene Rowe, one of the medics, the problem is getting basic medical supplies. He's been scrounging what he can, but it simply isn't enough. He's managed to get supplies from a pretty French nurse in Bastogne, Renee, but as the casualties mount, he finds himself lacking even the most basic supplies. The men of Easy Company are left on their own much of the time as the Company commander, Lt. Dike, spends most of his in his foxhole. Written by garykmcd

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7 October 2001 (USA)  »

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Several early-20s characters are played by actors in their early-to-mid 30s (e.g., Bull Randleman, Blithe, Buck Compton, John Martin, Guarnere). Col. Sink, in his late 30s, is played by Dale Dye in his late 50s. Most of the actors are older than their historical counterparts, many of whom turned 20 in 1942. See more »

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After "Smokey" was shot he claims not to feel his legs anymore. The medic Eugene says that he's paralyzed but when "Smokey" gets the plasma injected his right foot moves. See more »

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Bill Guarnere: Crazy Joe McKlosky was fucking nuts, Babe, that's why they called him Crazy Joe.
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