This book tells the story of “E” company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division from their enlistment in 1942 to the end of World War II. It is a firsthand account of renowned historian Stephen Ambrose and follows these soldiers from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone interested in the story of American soldiers during World War II. It provides an intimate look at their experiences and gives readers a first-hand account of what it was like to fight in such a conflict.
- The author has a personal connection to the material, which provides readers with an insightful perspective.
- The book offers detailed accounts of historical events that took place during World War II.
- It is well written and easy to read, providing an enjoyable experience for audiences.
- It gives great detail about the 101st Airborne Division and their involvement in World War II.
- It is a firsthand account written by Stephen Ambrose, which makes it very interesting to read.
- The book covers a lot of ground, from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest, which makes for an enjoyable reading experience.
Learn more about the author
Stephen Ambrose was a historian and biographer. He wrote more than 20 books, most notably Band of Brothers and Citizen Soldiers, which were the basis for the Emmy Award-winning HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers.” His book The Wild Blue, about the World War II US Air Force, was made into a television.
“A breathtaking, meticulously researched account of heroism.”
“This is one of the most riveting books I have ever read. It’s hard to imagine that human beings could be capable of such bravery and sacrifice, but Ambrose brings these soldiers to life so vividly that you feel like you are right there with them.”
“A masterpiece…An amazing account of heroism and brotherhood.”
“Band of Brothers is the best book I’ve ever read.”