Band of Brothers: Season 1, Episode 9

Why We Fight (28 Oct. 2001)

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The men of Easy Company are now in Germany, aware that the Germans are surrendering by the thousands and that the war is winding down. With more time to reflect, some of the men are ... See full summary »

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The men of Easy Company are now in Germany, aware that the Germans are surrendering by the thousands and that the war is winding down. With more time to reflect, some of the men are wondering if it was all worth it and begin to question whether the sacrifices they and their absent colleagues have made were worth it. That question is answered when they come across a concentration camp and they see first hand the atrocities committed by the Nazis. Captain Nixon has returned from a jump behind enemy lines that did not go well and resulted in many deaths. He's drinking heavily and has been demoted from Regimental to Battalion intelligence officer. Soon after Hiltler's death, they are ordered to Bertchesgarden, the Nazi leader's mountain-top retreat. Written by garykmcd

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Features Tom Hardy first appearance in any sort of acting role. See more »

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During Nixon's briefing, while reading the paper, he mentions "Rita Hayworth's getting married." Rita Hayworth was married to Orson Welles from 1943 to '48. See more »

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Joseph Liebgott: [speaking with a prisoner] He said the guards left this morning, sir. Langsamer, bitte, langsamer.
["Slow down, please"]
Joseph Liebgott: They burned some of the huts first... with the prisoners still in them, sir... alive.
Cpt. Nixon: Jesus Christ.
Joseph Liebgott: Some of the prisoners tried to stop them... some were killed... they didn't have enough ammo for all the prisoners, so... they killed as many as they could... before they left the camp. They locked the gates behind them and headed south.
Cpt. Nixon: Someone in town must have told them we ...
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