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Combat History: Little Known Facts about Easy Company “Band of Brothers”

Many people know that the mini-series was based on the best-selling book of the same name by the popular historian, Stephen Ambrose, published in 1992.

The real “Band of Brothers” existed long before the book. They were the men of E Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (the 506th PIR). These men joined with millions of others in uniform in answering the call of their nation.

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