TV Mini-Series | TV-MA | | Action, Drama, History
The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.
The actors endured a grueling ten-day boot camp where they learned the basics, from how to wear a uniform and stand at attention to sophisticated field tactics and parachute jump training. The average day was sixteen hours long, beginning at five ... ...
Capt. Herbert Sobel:
You people are at the position of attention!
Capt. Herbert Sobel: Private Perconte, have you been blousing your trousers over your boots like a paratrooper?
Frank Perconte: No, sir.
Capt. Herbert Sobel: Then explain the creases at the bottom.
Frank Perconte: No excuse, sir.
Capt. Herbert Sobel: Volunteering for the parachute infantry is one ...
In "Currahee", Robert Strayer is (correctly) wearing the rank insignia of a major when Easy Company is celebrating its paratrooper qualification. Strayer was promoted to lieutenant colonel in January or February of 1943, and Winters refers to him as such during his explanation to Sobel about the latrine inspection incident. On D-Day (in episode 2) just prior to the attack on the 105mm guns at Brecourt Manor, Winters and another officer refer to Strayer as a major. He had been an LTC long enough (16 or 17 months) to rule out a slip of the tongue, especially by two different officers.
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