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The Resource Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's nest, Stephen E. Ambrose

Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's nest, Stephen E. Ambrose

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Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's nest
Title
Band of brothers
Title remainder
E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's nest
Statement of responsibility
Stephen E. Ambrose
Title variation
Band of brothers
Title variation remainder
E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitlers Eagles nest
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As good a rifle company as any in the world. Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, kept getting the tough assignments responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. Ambrose tells of the men in this brave unit who fought, went hungry,froze, and died, a company that took 150 percent casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office." -- Back cover
Summary
Describes E Company's contributions to the campaigns in western Europe
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
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168678
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/21
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.348 506th
LC item number
.A57 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's nest
Label
Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's nest, Stephen E. Ambrose
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1007/91047684-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ch. 1. "We Wanted Those Wings"; Camp Toccoa, July-December 1942 -- Ch. 2. "Stand Up and Hook Up"; Benning, Mackall, Bragg, Shanks, December 1942-September 1943 -- Ch. 3. "Duties of the Latrine Orderly"; Aldbourne, September 1943-March 1944 -- Ch. 4. "Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!"; Slapton Sands, Uppottery, April 1-June 5, 1944 -- Ch. 5. "Follow Me"; Normandy, June 6, 1944 -- Ch. 6. "Move Out!"; Carentan, June 7-July 12, 1944 -- Ch. 7. Healing Wounds and Scrubbed Missions; Aldbourne, July 13-September 16, 1944 -- Ch. 8. "Hell's Highway"; Holland, September 17-October 1, 1944 -- Ch. 9. The Island; Holland, October 2-November 25, 1944 -- Ch. 10. Resting, Recovering, and Refitting; Mourmelon-le-Grand, November 26-December 18, 1944 -- Ch. 11. "They Got Us Surrounded--the Poor Bastards"; Bastogne, December 19-31, 1944 -- Ch. 12. The Breaking Point; Bastogne, January 1-13, 1945 -- Ch. 13. Attack; Noville, January 14-17, 1945 -- Ch. 14. The Patrol; Haguenau, January 18-February 23, 1945 -- Ch. 15. "The Best Feeling in the World"; Mourmelon, February 25-April 2, 1945 -- Ch. 16. Getting to Know the Enemy; Germany, April 2-30, 1945 -- Ch. 17. Drinking Hitler's Champagne; Berchtesgaden, May 1-8, 1945 -- Ch. 18. The Soldier's Dream Life; Austria, May 8-July 31, 1945 -- Ch. 19. Postwar Careers; 1945-1991
Control code
33007
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780671769222
Lccn
91047684
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm25164788
  • (OCoLC)25164788
Label
Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne : from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's nest, Stephen E. Ambrose
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1007/91047684-b.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ch. 1. "We Wanted Those Wings"; Camp Toccoa, July-December 1942 -- Ch. 2. "Stand Up and Hook Up"; Benning, Mackall, Bragg, Shanks, December 1942-September 1943 -- Ch. 3. "Duties of the Latrine Orderly"; Aldbourne, September 1943-March 1944 -- Ch. 4. "Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!"; Slapton Sands, Uppottery, April 1-June 5, 1944 -- Ch. 5. "Follow Me"; Normandy, June 6, 1944 -- Ch. 6. "Move Out!"; Carentan, June 7-July 12, 1944 -- Ch. 7. Healing Wounds and Scrubbed Missions; Aldbourne, July 13-September 16, 1944 -- Ch. 8. "Hell's Highway"; Holland, September 17-October 1, 1944 -- Ch. 9. The Island; Holland, October 2-November 25, 1944 -- Ch. 10. Resting, Recovering, and Refitting; Mourmelon-le-Grand, November 26-December 18, 1944 -- Ch. 11. "They Got Us Surrounded--the Poor Bastards"; Bastogne, December 19-31, 1944 -- Ch. 12. The Breaking Point; Bastogne, January 1-13, 1945 -- Ch. 13. Attack; Noville, January 14-17, 1945 -- Ch. 14. The Patrol; Haguenau, January 18-February 23, 1945 -- Ch. 15. "The Best Feeling in the World"; Mourmelon, February 25-April 2, 1945 -- Ch. 16. Getting to Know the Enemy; Germany, April 2-30, 1945 -- Ch. 17. Drinking Hitler's Champagne; Berchtesgaden, May 1-8, 1945 -- Ch. 18. The Soldier's Dream Life; Austria, May 8-July 31, 1945 -- Ch. 19. Postwar Careers; 1945-1991
Control code
33007
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780671769222
Lccn
91047684
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm25164788
  • (OCoLC)25164788

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