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Season: 1 Year: 2001

The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.

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  • Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 33 wins & 25 nominations.
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  Donald G. Malarkey (10 episodes, 2001)
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  Richard D. Winters (10 episodes, 2001)
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  Lewis Nixon (10 episodes, 2001)
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  Eugene G. Roe (10 episodes, 2001)
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  C. Carwood Lipton (10 episodes, 2001)
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  Darrell C. (Shifty) Powers (10 episodes, 2001)
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  Floyd M. (Tab) Talbert (10 episodes, 2001)
Rod Strohl ...
  Himself (10 episodes, 2001)
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  Robert E. (Popeye) Wynn (9 episodes, 2001)
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  Wayne A. (Skinny) Sisk (9 episodes, 2001)
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  Denver (Bull) Randleman (9 episodes, 2001)
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  John W. Martin (9 episodes, 2001)
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  George Luz (9 episodes, 2001)
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  Frank J. Perconte (9 episodes, 2001)
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  Joseph D. Liebgott (9 episodes, 2001)
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  Alton M. More (8 episodes, 2001)
George Calil ...
  James H. (Mo) Alley Jr. (8 episodes, 2001)
Nolan Hemmings ...
  Charles E. (Chuck) Grant (8 episodes, 2001)
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  Edward J. (Babe) Heffron (8 episodes, 2001)
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  Lynn D. (Buck) Compton (8 episodes, 2001)
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  Harry F. Welsh (8 episodes, 2001)
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  Col. Robert F. Sink (7 episodes, 2001)
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  Burton P. (Pat) Christenson (7 episodes, 2001)
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  William J. Guarnere (7 episodes, 2001)
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  Alex M. Penkala Jr. (7 episodes, 2001)
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  Joseph Ramirez (7 episodes, 2001)
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  Antonio C. Garcia (7 episodes, 2001)
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  Warren H. (Skip) Muck (7 episodes, 2001)
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  Joseph D. Toye (6 episodes, 2001)
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  David Kenyon Webster (6 episodes, 2001)
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  Roy W. Cobb (6 episodes, 2001)
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  Donald B. Hoobler (6 episodes, 2001)
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  Ronald C. Speirs (6 episodes, 2001)
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  Walter S. (Smokey) Gordon Jr. (5 episodes, 2001)
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  Lester Hashey (5 episodes, 2001)
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  Maj. Robert L. Strayer (5 episodes, 2001)
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  Robert van Klinken (4 episodes, 2001)
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  Cleveland O. Petty (4 episodes, 2001)
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  William H. Dukeman Jr. (4 episodes, 2001)
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  Lt. Thomas A. Peacock (4 episodes, 2001)
Simon Schatzberger ...
  Joseph A. Lesniewski (4 episodes, 2001)
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  Jack E. Foley (3 episodes, 2001)
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  Earl J. McClung (3 episodes, 2001)
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  Allen E. Vest (3 episodes, 2001)
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  Norman S. Dike Jr. (3 episodes, 2001)
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  Herbert M. Sobel (3 episodes, 2001)
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  Albert Blithe (3 episodes, 2001)
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  Edward J. Tipper (3 episodes, 2001)
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  Father John Maloney (2 episodes, 2001)
Marcos D'Cruze ...
  Joseph P. Domingus (2 episodes, 2001)

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Plot Summary

This is the story of "E" Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division from their initial training starting in 1942 to the end of World War II. They parachuted behind enemy lines in the early hours of D-Day in support of the landings at Utah beach, participated in the liberation of Carentan and again parachuted into action during Operation Market Garden. They also liberated a concentration camp and were the first to enter Hitler's mountain retreat in Berchtesgaden. A fascinating tale of comradeship that is, in the end, a tale of ordinary men who did extraordinary things. Written by garykmcd

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Taglines They depended on each other. And the world depended on them. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Frères d'armes (France)
  • Band of Brothers: Wir waren wie Brüder (Germany)
  • Hermanos de sangre (Spain)
  • Irmãos de Guerra (Brazil)
  • Združena braća (Croatia)
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Runtime
  • 594 min
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Budget $125,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Prior to production, the various directors were told that the actors were in contact with the veterans they were playing. If the actors said that the veterans disapproved or disagreed with something in the script, it would have to be changed. Many of the actors frequently got themselves taken out of certain scenes after the respective veterans said they weren't there for the event in question. See more »
Goofs When the 101st Airborne was sent into Belgium just before the Battle of the Bulge they were ordered to remove the Screaming Eagle patch from their uniforms, so the Germans would not know they were facing an elite division. It was only after the battle when they moved into Hagenau that they were able to wear the patches again. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Making of 'Band of Brothers' (2001). See more »
Soundtracks Band Of Brothers (Suite One) See more »
Quotes Ronald Spiers: The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you're already dead. The sooner you accept that, the sooner you'll be able to function as a soldier is supposed to function: without mercy, without compassion, without remorse. All war depends upon it.
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