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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."

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."

The real life Eugene "Doc" Roe. He was portrayed by Shane Taylor in Band of Brothers.

The real life Eugene "Doc" Roe. He was portrayed by Shane Taylor in Band of Brothers.

The real Band of Brothers, from left to right: Private Carl L. Fenstermaker, Private Roderick "Rod" G. Strohl, Private Forrest "Gutty" L. Guth, and Private Amos "Buck" Taylor. All from Third Platoon, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (E/506), prepare for a training jump at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, in 1942 (other sources said as Camp Mackall in North Carolina).

The real Band of Brothers, from left to right: Private Carl L. Fenstermaker, Private Roderick "Rod" G. Strohl, Private Forrest "Gutty" L. Guth, and Private Amos "Buck" Taylor. All from Third Platoon, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (E/506), prepare for a training jump at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, in 1942 (other sources said as Camp Mackall in North Carolina).

Ste. Marie du Mont, Normandy, France.  Easy Company and the 101st Airborne captured and occupied on D-Day.

Ste. Marie du Mont, Normandy, France. Easy Company and the 101st Airborne captured and occupied on D-Day.

Jack Foley (1922-2009) <3 "Lieutenant Foley took over the platoon. We all liked Foley. He was a good leader, a good soldier. One of the best in Easy Company." - Babe talking about Foley p.177 Brothers in Battle - Best of Friends by Bill Guarnere/Babe Heffron

Jack Foley (1922-2009) <3 "Lieutenant Foley took over the platoon. We all liked Foley. He was a good leader, a good soldier. One of the best in Easy Company." - Babe talking about Foley p.177 Brothers in Battle - Best of Friends by Bill Guarnere/Babe Heffron

Herbert Sobel

Herbert Sobel

The real Band of Brothers - Bull Randleman

The real Band of Brothers - Bull Randleman

Easy Company, 101st Airborne Division.. "Band of Brothers"  .. "Currahee"  here is the wiki link:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/506th_Infantry_Regiment_(United_States)

Easy Company, 101st Airborne Division.. "Band of Brothers" .. "Currahee" here is the wiki link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/506th_Infantry_Regiment_(United_States)

lovemytoccoamen:  “One day, I took out a photo of Easy Company and a black felt pen. Starting in the front row, left to right, and going upward in rows, I looked at every man in that photograph—117. For some reason, I marked “KIA” on the chests of those who’d been killed in action and “SWA” on the chests of those who’d been seriously wounded in action. There were thirty-five KIAs. And sixty-one SWAs. That left fewer than two dozen of us with clean chests. And, for that matter, clean…

lovemytoccoamen: “One day, I took out a photo of Easy Company and a black felt pen. Starting in the front row, left to right, and going upward in rows, I looked at every man in that photograph—117. For some reason, I marked “KIA” on the chests of those who’d been killed in action and “SWA” on the chests of those who’d been seriously wounded in action. There were thirty-five KIAs. And sixty-one SWAs. That left fewer than two dozen of us with clean chests. And, for that matter, clean…

George Luz and 'Babe' Heffron Easy Company 506th PIR 101st Airborne enter Eindhoven on September 18th 1944.

George Luz and 'Babe' Heffron Easy Company 506th PIR 101st Airborne enter Eindhoven on September 18th 1944.