A Company of Heroes

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A blog dedicated to the memory of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne. Featured here will be pictures of the original World War 2 company as well as excerpts from the various books and biographies written about (and by) its members.

Submissions are always welcome - indeed, they are encouraged! To avoid double posting, please refer to our tags page. :)

A rare photo of Dick Winters (taken in 1942 for his official ID), courtesy of Jake Powers’ twitter

A rare photo of Dick Winters (taken in 1942 for his official ID), courtesy of Jake Powers’ twitter

— 11 months ago with 267 notes
#Band of Brothers  #Easy Company  #Richard 'Dick' Winters 

Grace Nixon, Dick Winters, Ethel Winters and Tom Hanks at the 2002 Emmy Awards

Grace Nixon, Dick Winters, Ethel Winters and Tom Hanks at the 2002 Emmy Awards

— 2 years ago with 7 notes
#Band of Brothers  #Easy Company  #Richard 'Dick' Winters  #Actors: Tom Hanks  #Spouses  #Post war 

A reunion ten years after the war.
Bottom row, left to right: Bill Guarnere, Chuck Grant, Harry Welsh, George Luz
Top row (standing): Ken Baldwin, Dick “Red” Wright, Babe Heffron, Shifty Powers

A reunion ten years after the war.

Bottom row, left to right: Bill Guarnere, Chuck Grant, Harry Welsh, George Luz

Top row (standing): Ken Baldwin, Dick “Red” Wright, Babe Heffron, Shifty Powers

— 2 years ago with 15 notes
#Band of Brothers  #Easy Company  #William 'Wild Bill' Guarnere  #Charles 'Chuck' Grant  #Harry Welsh  #George Luz  #Ken Baldwin  #Edward 'Babe' Heffron  #Darrell 'Shifty' Powers  #Reunions  #Dick 'Red' Wright  #Post war 

Ed and Sally Joint at the Normandy premiere of the Band of Brothers series

Ed and Sally Joint at the Normandy premiere of the Band of Brothers series

— 2 years ago with 1 note
#Band of Brothers  #Easy Company  #Ed Joint  #Spouses  #Post war 

Dick Winters (possibly before the Market Garden jump; do correct me if I’m wrong!)

Dick Winters (possibly before the Market Garden jump; do correct me if I’m wrong!)

— 2 years ago with 8 notes
#Band of Brothers  #Easy Company  #Richard 'Dick' Winters