A Company of Heroes

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A Company of Heroes

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Discover a group of heroes you've never heard about before, but should have. Known as the "other" Band of Brothers. A film from the World War II Foundation.

Disk Count: 1
Video Format: Standard
Run Time: Approx. 55 minutes

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They had nicknames like Burr, Popeye and Moe. Many jumped in Normandy on D-Day. They were there in Belgium, freezing, hungry, tired and surrounded, but still held off countless German attacks in the Battle of the Bulge.

Many of these men ran the three miles up and three miles down legendary Currahee Mountain at Camp Toccoa or jumped in Normandy on D-Day or parachuted into Holland in Operation Market Garden. Their eyes saw the atrocities committed by the Nazis as they liberated a concentration camp.

You may not recognize their names, but these brave and humble soldiers, along with their more chronicled “Band of Brothers” comrades, were also part of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne in World War II. They were the “other” Band of Brothers. Watch interviews with many of these men, see never-before-seen video and photos, and much more.

Product Features:

• Learn the stories of some unsung heroes from World War II

• Includes never-before-seen video and photos from the war

• Watch interviews with many of the men from Easy Company, the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne

• Known as the other "Band of Brothers

• Based on the books “A Company of Heroes,” and “We Who Are Alive and Remain: Untold Stories from the Band of Brothers,” by Marcus Brotherton.