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Herbert M. Sobel Sr. - Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

(Band of Brothers) Col. Herbert Sobel was born on this day in He was portrayed by David Schwimmer in .

David Kenyon Webster. Delayed his studies in English Lit at Harvard to join E Co., 101st Airborne Division. Later became a writer/reporter for LA Daily News & Wall Street Journal. Also studied marine life, eventually writing "Myth and Maneater: The Story of the Shark." Interested in sailing, surfing, skin diving, social justice. Disappeared while fishing in 1961 & declared lost at sea, aged 39. His memoirs from the war were published posthumously. Played by Eion Bailey in "Band of Brothers."

PFC David Kenyon Webster (June 1922 - Sep During WW II he was a private with Easy Company, Battalion, PIR, Airborne Division.

Frank Perconte

Easy Company Technician Fourth Grade Frank J. Perconte died October He was a former non-commissioned officer during World War II with Easy Company, Battalion, Parachute Infantry.

A rare 1943 photo showing Lt Ron Speirs at right, with 2 members of C/506th. Lt Speirs trained with C Co. before being transfered to 2nd Bn

Rare 1943 photo showing Lt Ron Speirs at right, with 2 members of Lt Speirs served as a platoon leader with Dog Company, Parachute Infantry Regiment at Camp Toccoa, before being transferred to Easy Company

William "Wild Bill" Guarnere in a World War II-era photograph. Mr Guarnere was a member of Easy Company in the 101st Airborne Divison, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Regiment, Easy Company - more famously known as the "Band of Brothers." Mr. Guarnere who earned a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars in the war also lost his leg during the Battle of the Bulge. He died on March 8, 2014 at the age of 90.

William "Wild Bill" Guarnere in a World War II-era photograph. Guarnere was a member of Easy Company in the Airborne Divison Battalion Parachute Regiment Easy Company - more famously known as the "Band of Brothers." He died on March 8 2014 at the age of

Lower Left to bottom right: Marion Growdowsky, Ralph Robbins, Joe Hogenmiller, Joseph Watkins (killed in Holland 23 September 1944), Norman Trimble, Ray Cauvin, Hugh "Blackjack" Borden, unknown member, John H. Taylor, C. Pepper (nurse), Joe Gillespie, Bernard Tom (killed in Holland 9 October 1944), Raul Occhoa

The morning of June 1944 about a. as they were waiting in their to take off for France to make a D-Day drop. S/Sgt John Taylor is the one standing at the right rear. He was in F Company , 501 Parachute Regiment - Airborne.

A really cool pic!

For some of the best prices see Hains Clearance dot com In September the ideological affinity between the USA and Britain was unquestionable, yet large swathes of the US public, media and politicians were deeply isolationist.

Pfc Joseph D Liebgott 506 PIR Co E 1st Platoon

Inaccurately portrayed in Band of Brothers as being Jewish - which was not the case at all. Recipient of the Bronze Star (Brecourt Manor)

Cpl Forrest Guth - (Courtesy: Gordon Stewart: WW II Airborne Demonstration Team)

The Parachute Infantry Regiment(PIR) - Battalion Trooper Pictures

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