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Contents Introduction by Tom Hanks xiii Foreword xvii Preface xxii 1 Groomed for War on the Streets of South Philly 1 2 Earning Those Coveted Jump Wings 15 3 D-Day on Normandy: Wild Bill's Revenge 58 4 England: Garrison Duty and Piccadilly Lilies 83 5 Holland: Parades, Grenades, and Hell's Highway 103 6 Mourmelon-le-Grand: R & R Interrupted 147 7 Bastogne: Code Word for Hell 153 8 Germany: Now I Know Why We're Here 197 9 Back Home in South Philly 215 10 Back to the Places We Fought 247 11 "Babe, Meet Babe": Band of Brothers goes Hollywood 260 Epilogue by Frank John Hughes and Robin Laing, who played Bill Guarnere and Babe Heffron in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers Acknowledgements (TK) Index (TK)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
United States. Army. Airborne Division, 101st. Easy Company -- History.
United States. Army. Airborne Division, 101st -- Biography.
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.