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First Air Date: September 9th, 2001
Last Air Date: November 4th, 2001
Created By: ---
Star Casts: Damian Lewis, Donnie Wahlberg, Eion Bailey, Ron Livingston, Matthew Settle, Michael Cudlitz, Neal McDonough, Scott Grimes, Shane Taylor, Ross McCall, Frank John Hughes, Nolan Hemmings, Michael Fassbender, Dexter Fletcher, James Madio, Richard Speight Jr., David Schwimmer, Rick Warden, Kirk Acevedo, Rick Gomez, Peter Youngblood Hills, Nicholas Aaron, Douglas Spain, Dale Dye, Matthew Leitch, Peter McCabe, Craig Heaney, Peter O'Meara, Colin Hanks, Marc Warren
Aired On: HBO
Episode Runtime: 60 minutes
Total Seasons: 1 Season
Total Episodes: 10 Episodes
Type: Miniseries
Status: Ended
Homepage: HBO - Band of Brothers

Last Updated: Sat, 08 Jan 2022 22:31:33 +0000

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Band of Brothers

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (4 Episodes)

1: The Men of Easy Company - Aired: 2001-11-10

This companion documentary to HBO's acclaimed World War II miniseries “Band of Brothers” tells the story of Easy Company through recent interviews with some of the actual veterans. Combined with the words and memories of the former soldiers is rare and archival film footage and photos that bring to vivid life their incredible achievements.

2: The Making of “Band of Brothers” - Aired: 2001-09-08

Interviews made of the various actors and cast members that provide the knowledge and production skills and sets required to make the film a success.

3: Ron Livingston's Video Diaries

Ron Livingston (Lewis Nixon) shot a 12 part video diary during the making of “Band of Brothers”.

4: Premiere in Normandy - Aired: 2001-06-06

An HBO Entertainment News piece about the premiere of the mini-series in Normandy for Easy Company vets, their families, friends and stars of the series.

Miniseries (10 Episodes)

1: Currahee - Aired: 2001-09-09

Easy Company is introduced to Captain Sobel, who has the group undergo hard and unfair training. As a result, Sobel comes into conflict with his men, including Richard Winters, his executive officer. The company is shipped to England to prepare for D-Day.

2: Day of Days - Aired: 2001-09-09

Easy Company lands in Normandy, scattered all across and away from their drop zone. 1st Lt. Meehan, commander of Easy, is killed when his plane suffers a direct hit and 1st Lt. Winters must take command and 1st Lt. Speirs is introduced.

3: Carentan - Aired: 2001-09-16

Easy Company are sent to liberate the French village of Carentan, where they lose several men in heavy fighting. The episode focuses on Private Albert Blithe, who struggles with crippling anxiety following the battle.

4: Replacements - Aired: 2001-09-23

With the addition of many new men, Easy Company heads to Holland to participate in Operation Market Garden and prepare an Allied route into Germany, but they meet stiff German resistance.

5: Crossroads - Aired: 2001-09-30

Winters writes a report on the challenge of an unexpected resistance to a German attack, and is haunted by his conscience after shooting a teenage German soldier. Operation Pegasus is depicted. Easy Company is called to Bastogne to repel the sudden German counterattack.

6: Bastogne - Aired: 2001-10-07

Easy Company experiences the Battle of the Bulge and have to hold ground near Bastogne while running low on ammunition and other supplies. The episode focuses on medic Eugene "Doc" Roe as he helps out his fellow soldiers where he can, while also scrounging for medical supplies, of which the Company is dangerously low.

7: The Breaking Point - Aired: 2001-10-14

Easy Company battles near Foy, Belgium, losing numerous men. In the episode, the actions of 1st Lt. Norman Dike, the Company's commander, are examined and questioned. Serving as narrator is 1st Sgt. Carwood Lipton, who attempts to keep the morale of the men up as they endure their trials in the forest near Foy.

8: The Last Patrol - Aired: 2001-10-21

Easy Company is in Hagenau in Feburary, 1945, where they prepare for a night patrol mission to capture German prisoners. The patrol includes one veteran who is despised for missing Bastogne and a new lieutenant fresh out of West Point.

9: Why We Fight - Aired: 2001-10-28

As the Allies move into Germany and the war comes closer to an end, disillusionment and anger set in for Easy Company--until they stumble onto a concentration camp abandoned by the German military.

10: Points - Aired: 2001-11-04

As the Germans surrender, it appears that that the hard days for Easy Company are over as they are stationed in Austria. But they soon learn that those solders without enough service points will be sent to fight in Japan.