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The Easy Company survivors describe the hell and confusion of any war: the senseless death of the nicest kid in the company when a souvenir Luger goes off in his pocket; the execution of a G.I. by his C.O. for disobeying an order not to get drunk. Despite the gratuitous horrors it relates, Band of Brothers illustrates what one of Ambrose's sources calls "the secret attractions of war ... the delight in comradeship, the delight in destruction ... war as spectacle." --Tim Appelo --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Excellent book, quite well written and informative. It is an exceptional insight into how jump training and platoons used to be. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Gunny
Extraordinary story about true heroes in amazingly difficult situations.Published 3 days ago by Mark A.
Great book and story! It really brought this whole era to life for me.Published 10 days ago by Steven Valley
In this case, I saw the series on TV first, then read the book. It would have been helpful to have done the reverse. That said, I find the book an excellent read. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
A great picture of what these men went through to save this country. I actually met one of these Easy Company men and had no idea at the time the caliber of the man I was talking... Read morePublished 20 days ago by jmisko
The story itself I enjoyed. However, the repetitiveness and editing was absolutely horrible. It really bothers me when I find multiple typos and errors in books, especially when... Read morePublished 21 days ago by L. Mclaughlin