Band of Brothers: Season 1, Episode 5

Crossroads (30 Sep. 2001)

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Captain Winters leads Easy Company in an attack on what they thought was a machine gun nest but turns out to 2 Companies of German SS who also have artillery support. The attack is ... See full summary »



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Captain Winters leads Easy Company in an attack on what they thought was a machine gun nest but turns out to 2 Companies of German SS who also have artillery support. The attack is successful in that they virtually wipe out the enemy but they do suffer many casualties. He soon finds himself promoted as the 2nd Battalion's Executive Officer and while he has concern about leaving Easy Company, he knows they are in good hands with Lt. Moose Heyliger. In the aftermath of the disastrous Operation Market Garden, Easy Company is assigned to assist a large group of British paras who are trapped behind enemy lines. Later, with Christmas approaching, the men suddenly find all passes canceled and they are quickly moved to Bastogne to help defend the city from the German offensive. The company is now led by Lt. Norman Dike, for whom the men have little respect. Written by garykmcd

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The encounter with the Germans that Winters leads here marked the last time that this officer fired his weapon in combat in World War II. See more »


The British para commander is referred to as a Brigadier General and is wearing a general officer's cap badge. There has been no such rank in the British Army since the 1920s. The equivalent, Brigadier, is not a general officer and wears a different cap badge. See more »


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