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Soldier on Omaha Beach, Normandy France, watching A Lancaster with Spitfire escort fly by. Military Photos, Military History, World History, World War Ii, D Day Normandy, Normandy France, Normandy Invasion, Ww2 Photos, American History

D-Day and Bayeux

U. S. Army Paratrooper, 101st A/B, on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, D-Day anniversary commemoration; the aircraft are the Lancaster and 2 Spitfires of the RAF Memorial Flight.

History Discover 5 Little Known Facts about Easy Company "Band of Brothers" Band Of Brothers, American Pride, American History, Gi Joe, Bagdad, American Soldiers, Military History, Us Army, Armed Forces

Bill Guarnere and Babe Heffron first met as members of Easy Company, even though they'd grown up just a few miles from each other in Philadelphia. They became lifelong best friends, and died just a few weeks apart in 2015.

Two paratroopers of the US Airborne Division embarking for D-day from Exeter. Military Photos, Military History, Exeter, D Day Normandy, Vietnam, 101st Airborne Division, Bagdad, Band Of Brothers, Paratrooper

101st Airborne Division: D-Day

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A real Boss : WWII Veteran Edward "Babe" Heffron. Inspired the Band of Brothers series. Died at 90 years of age on Dec A true war hero 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam, Band Of Brothers, United States Army, Military History, Ww2 History, Us Army, World War Two, American History

Godspeed Edward "Babe" Heffron and Earl "One Lung" McClung

U.S. Army and World War II Veteran Edward "Babe" Heffron, known from the book and television miniseries "Band of Brothers," died December 1st at the age of 90. Heffron served with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, better known as Easy Company. He fought in major battles during the European campaign, including the Allied landing at Normandy, and the Battle of the Bulge. Earl "One Lung" McClung died on November 27th. McClung was one of the…

Frank Perconte, Easy Company, Airborne, Band of Brothers. Bleekstraat in Eindhoven, september World History, World War Ii, 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam, Band Of Brothers, United States Army, Military History, American History, Wwii

Frank J Perconte, 101 Divisão Aerotransportada Companhia Easy, segurando um par de sapatos de madeira na Holanda. Setembro de 1944.

Dak To, South Vietnam, June, Weary troops from the Airborne Division rest after fighting their way out of nearly complete encirclement by North Vietnamese forces during Operation Hawthorne. Vietnam History, Vietnam War Photos, South Vietnam, Vietnam Veterans, American War, American History, American Soldiers, Indochine, Usmc

Dak To, South Vietnam, June, 1966: Weary troops from the 101st Airborne Division rest after fighting their way out of nearly complete encirclement by North Vietnamese forces during Operation Hawthorne.

band of brothers essay Easy Company reunion 1947 Band Of Brothers, Yves Saint Laurent, 101st Airborne Division, Essay Contests, D Day, World War Two, Wwii, Best Friends, Skinny

Easy Company reunion 1947 <3 "Bill started getting the men together for the reunions in 1947, after he got out of hospital, and ran them almost sixty years. He made it so the men didn't have to lift a finger. He did everything and noone helped. I made phonecalls to the guys in my platoon but Bill did the rest. It's because of Bill that we've all stayed so close" - Babe p.235 Brothers in Battle-Best of Friends by Bill Guarnere/Babe Heffron

US Airborne Division paratrooper Corporal Louis E. Laird boarded a transport during dress rehersals for the Normandy invasion, spring 1944 Source United States National Archives Identification Code USA Ww2 History, Military History, Normandy Invasion, Normandy Ww2, 101st Airborne Division, History Online, Band Of Brothers, Paratrooper, United States Army

US 101st Airborne Division paratrooper Corporal Louis E. Laird boarded a C-47 transport during dress rehersals for the Normandy invasion spring 1944.

Bill Guarnere, Member of World War II “Band of Brothers,” Dies World History, World War Ii, 101st Airborne Division, Band Of Brothers, Vietnam, Real Hero, Military History, Military Army, American History

Bill Guarnere, Member of World War II “Band of Brothers,” Dies

The South Philadelphia native and highly decorated veteran was 90 years old.

An unidentifiable Screaming Eagle posed beside the wall of the Bastogne cemetery that was situated right across the road from the complex of Belgian army barracks. The Airborne Division headquarters was later located at that same complex. Ww2 History, Military History, Company Of Heroes, Eagle Pose, 101st Airborne Division, Ardennes, Band Of Brothers, Military Photos, Paratrooper

An unidentifiable Screaming Eagle posed beside the wall of the Bastogne cemetery that was situated right across the road from the complex of Belgian army barracks. The 101st Airborne Division headquarters was later located at that same complex.