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The Astonishing True Story Of The Men Behind Band Of Brothers Is The Definition Of Heroism

They spent the next year continuing to drill, not knowing when they would be dropped behind enemy lines. Finally, after a detailed briefing in June 1944, 139 members of Easy lifted off the runway. Joining over 13,000 other American paratroopers, they would spearhead the Allied invasion of Normandy. ADVERTISEMENT Their transport planes reached the Cherbourg Peninsula …

By Gleb Oleinik