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Easy Company were the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,    US 101st Airborne Division during World War II,

The real Band of Brothers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, US 101st Airborne Division

Easy Company were the Battalion of the Parachute Infantry Regiment, US Airborne Division during World War II, though they are better known to many as the company of soldiers portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers

Operation Market Garden 1944. The Allies were unaware of the location near Arnhem of the refitting 9th and 10th SS-Panzer divisions. Although at only 20-25 percent strength(5,500-,6000 men), and very short of equipment, the presence of these experienced soldiers was a nasty surprise for the British 1st Airborne Division and contributed  heavily to their ultimate demise and the failure of the Market Garden Operation.

Operation Market Garden The Allies were unaware of the location near…

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Paratroopers of the Airborne Division move up to the famous Bastogne, 18 december

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By morning, in the square of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, paratroopers of "Easy" Co. 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division, F. Guth, F. Mellet, D. Mor...

By morning, in the square of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, paratroopers of "Easy" Co…

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