It's February 1945 and a depleted Easy Company is now in Haguenau, France, on the Rhine just across from Germany. Pvt. David Webster, who was injured during Operation Market Garden, returns to the Company but finds that his absence from the fighting in Bastogne has alienated the others and he is treated as an outsider. The Company also has a new junior officer, Lt. Henry Jones, a West Point graduate who has yet to get any battlefield experience. The war is clearly coming to an end and the men are starting to think they might just survive. When Colonel Sink orders a raid across the river to take prisoners for interrogation, the men are less than keen to take part but follow orders. No one believes it's worth it when one of the men dies from the wounds he receives. When Colonel Sink orders another raid the next night, Captain Winters has his own unique way of dealing with the situation. Written by
Did You Know?
Malarkey was in the script to go on the eponymous "The Last Patrol" but the real one insisted that he wasn't on it. See more
In his voiceover narration, David Webster mentions that he had been with Easy Company since its formation, but this is not true. While he had been with the REGIMENT since its formation, he originally trained, and jumped into Normandy on D-Day, with Headquarters Company. It was not until after D-Day that he transferred, upon his own request, to Easy, with whom he would remain until the end of the war. See more
Preparing For Patrol
Composed by Michael Kamen
Performed by The London Metropolitan Orchestra See more