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Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

Author: Stephen E Ambrose
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the exploits of the men of E Company during World War II describes how they parachuted into France early D-Day morning, parachuted into Holland during the Arnhem campaign, and captured Hitler's Bavarian outpost.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Ambrose
ISBN: 0743216385 9780743216388 074322454X 9780743224543
OCLC Number: 45862089
Description: 333 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: "We wanted those wings"; Camp Toccoa, July-December 1942 --
"Stand up and hook up"; Benning, Mackall, Bragg, Shanks, December 1942-September 1943 --
"Duties of the latrine orderly"; Aldbourne, September 1943-March 1944 --
"Look out, Hitler! Here we come!"; Slapton Sands, Uppottery, April 1-June 5, 1944 --
"Follow me"; Normandy, June 6, 1944 --
"Move out!"; Carentan, June 7-July 12, 1944 --
Healing wounds and scrubbed missions; Aldbourne, July 13-September 16, 1944 --
"Hell's highway"; Holland, September 17-October 1, 1944 --
Island; Holland, October 2-November 25, 1944 --
Resting, recovering, and refitting: Mourmelon-le-Grand, November 26-December 18, 1944 --
"They got us surrounded-the poor bastards"; Bastogne, December 19-31, 1944 --
Breaking point; Bastogne, January 1-13, 1945 --
Attack; Noville, January 14-17, 1945 --
Patrol: Haguenau, January 18-February 23, 1945 --
"Best feeling in the world": Mourmelon, February 25-April 2, 1945 --
Getting to know the enemy: Germany, April 2-30, 1945 --
Drinking Hitler's champagne; Berchtesgaden, May 1-8, 1945 --
Soldier's dream life; Austria, May 8-July 31, 1945 --
Postwar careers; 1945-1991.
Responsibility: Stephen Ambrose.
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