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Summary of Stephen Ambrose's "Band of Brothers"

Summary: Stephen E. Ambrose's book Band of Brothers covers the journey made by the citizen soldiers of Easy Company, a unit of the 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division during World War II. With its men having come from across the U.S. and all from different backgrounds, Easy Company fought from D-Day until their capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at the end of the war.
Stephen E. Ambrose's book Band of Brothers is about the journey the citizen soldiers of Easy Company, the 506th Regiment, and the 101st airborne units that went from their first jump into Normandy to their capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Easy Company and the 101st Airborne Division were regarded as the best rifle companies in the world during World War II. However, being regarded as the best came with the great hardships for these divisions. The soldiers of these companies fought bravely; they went hungry, froze to death, and suffered much causality.

The men that made up these infamous units came from all the states and with all having different backgrounds. The one thing they had in common going into training was that all of them were citizens. The men came together in the late summer of 1942. There they went through...

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