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 report that we see Captain Winters typing up in this episode was unique in that it never used the word "I". Winters wanted all the credit to go to the men of Easy Company, not himself. See more »


When Easy company are crossing the river to save the trapped Red Devils, the soldier paddling the boat does not have an oar in his hand. See more »


Donald Malarkey: Hey, Skip! Where ya been? I've been lookin' all over for you!
Warren Muck: Well, Don, I was at home in Tonawanda, but then Hitler started this whole thing, so now I'm here.
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References Brave Little Tailor (1938) See more »

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