There was a time when the world asked ordinary men...
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In the foxholes, the men tried to get some sleep, difficult to impossible given...– Steven E. Ambrose - Band of Brothers “They got us surrounded- the poor bastards” Bastogne, December 19-31, 1944 (via runtothecitylights)
[Easy] company included three rifle platoons and a headquarters section. Each...– Major Richard Winters (via battered-bastards)
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Joe Toye was wounded several times during the war, earning him the Purple Heart a total of four times, a sum that the book by Stephen Ambrose credits as being Easy’s highest total.
fliespreadisease: “He wasn’t twenty years old,” Webster wrote. “He hadn’t begun to live. Shrieking and moaning, he gave up his life on a stretcher. Back in America the standard of living continued to rise. Back in America the race tracks were booming, the night clubs were making their greatest profits in history, Miami Beach was so crowded you couldn’t get a room anywhere. Few people seemed...
einlangerkrieg: As I look back on the officers and men who served in Easy Company during the war, my thoughts always return to the corps of soldiers who survived Toccoa. To this day I keep a list of the Toccoa men by my desk and I look at it every day. Every trooper who joined Easy Company after Toccoa was a replacement. Many of them were fine soldiers, but they were replacements. Toccoa men are...
In his three page handwritten reply to Winters,...
fliespreadisease: “Do you remember that time you were leading us into Carentan? Seeing you in the middle of that road wanting to move was too much!…Do you recall when we were pulling back in Holland? Lt. Peacock threw his carbine onto the road. He would not move. Honest to God I told him to retrieve the carbine and move or I would shoot him. He did as I directed. I liked him, he was a sincere...
princesofwinterfell asked: What is that painting of I believe Malarkey, Guarnere, Heffron and Mclung maybe, where they are at a grave and there are soldiers portrayed as ghosts opposite them?