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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.
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 2 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 3 days ago by L. Mclaughlin
Al always, Ambrose research and empathy for his characters shows. He has never written a bad book as far as I know and this is a wonderful tribute to men of the Greatest... Read morePublished 4 days ago by margaretl.herring
Was blessed to have had my Dad until 2002; he served in the Pacific during WWII. He and I were history buffs together. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Lizbeth A. Glickman
Another of my favorites that I try to watch every few months.Published 17 days ago by Edna L. King-Miller
great book, loved the HBO mini series but with the book you get to learn about it all!Published 20 days ago by Toby M Neal
As usual Ambrose works his skillful weaving of historical events with personal stories.
You get the idea. One Ambrose book is either as spell binding as the other. Read more