As the Allies move into Germany and the war comes closer to an end, disillusionment and anger set in for Easy Company--until they stumble onto a concentration camp abandoned by the German military.

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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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Action | Drama | History | War

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28 October 2001 (USA)  »

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(at around 50 mins) Winters mentions that the Soviets liberated a camp much worse than the one encountered by Easy company, one ten times as big with execution chambers and ovens. He is referring to the infamous Auschwitz labor/extermination camp liberated by the Soviets on January 27, 1945. See more »

Goofs

When Private Webster becomes angry and threatens the German shopkeeper with his Model 1911 pistol it is seen to have the white "three dot" system of sights with a single dot on the front sight and two other dots on either side of the rear sight aperture. This sight system is a contemporary design and did not appear on 1911 pistols of the WWII era. See more »

Quotes

David Webster: Shut up! I said, shut up, you Nazi fuck!
[grabs baker]
German Baker: Ich-ich bin kein Nazi!
David Webster: Oh, you're not a Nazi? My mistake, you fat fucking prick. What about a human being? Are you one of those, or are you going to tell me that you never smelt the fucking stench?
[of the nearby concentration camp]
German Baker: Toten sie mich nicht! Bitte toten sie mich nicht!
["Don't kill me! Please don't kill me!"]
German Baker: Ich verstehe nicht was du da sagst!
Pvt. Joseph Lesniewski: Leave him alone, Web. He says he doesn't know what the hell you're talking about.
David Webster: ...
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"String Quartett In C-Sharp Minor (Opus 131)' (uncredited)
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven (as Beethoven)
Performed by The London Metropolitan Orchestra
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