Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy... Setting & Symbolism

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Camp Taccoa

Camp Taccoa was the birthplace of Easy Company. Located in George, Taccoa is where the original company was formed and conducted basic military training.

Mount Currahee

"Currahee!" became a battle cry for Easy Company men who trained and bonded at Camp Taccoa. The mountain, or hill, rose one thousand feet above Taccoa. Easy Company trained constantly by running up and down Currahee.

Fort Benning

Fort Benning is where the men of Easy Company learned to become paratroopers. The jump school training school took place at Benning, and was where the successful candidates earned their wings.

Aldbourne

Easy Company's first overseas location was Aldbourne. It was a small, English village where the men lived alongside the local people rather than in isolation on a military base. Aldbourne was the rally point for the military to prepare for its invasion of Europe.

Carentan

Carentan was where Winters led...

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