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Easy Company Member George Luz: A Son Remembers

Easy Company Member George Luz

We are delighted to share “Through My Father’s Eyes,” a video by George Luz, Jr. about his father, Easy Company member George Luz. George originally shared stories of his father, who was a paratrooper with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, with his local PBS station in Rhode Island in an episode called “Hometown Hero.” He has graciously … Read More

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George Luz: A Pillar of Easy Company

Easy Company Member George Luz

By Chris Anderson “One of the pillars of Easy Company,” was how Major Richard Winters described him. George Luz was born into a large Portuguese-American family in Fall River Massachusetts on July 17, 1921. Moving with his family to Rhode Island in search of work, Luz quit school in his junior year to help his … Read More

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Herb Suerth Jr. R.I.P.

Herb Suerth in the Bastogne Museum

By Ron Drez Herb Suerth, Jr. was part of the historic Band of brothers of WWII whose surviving members are now down to a precious few. When the original book was released in 1992, his exploits were not included, and when Steve Ambrose and I did the original interviews, he was not part of it. … Read More

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Don Malarkey (R.I.P.)

Don Malarkey

I was saddened to learn of the death of Don Malarkey, one of the last of the rapidly vanishing Band of Brothers. I first met Don on May 5, 1988 when I walked into the Company E reunion being held in the Monteleone Hotel in New Orleans. (Photo: Don Malarkey in 1945) Steve Ambrose and … Read More

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Band of Brothers Quotes on the 25th Anniversary

Band of Brothers soldiers

It is hard to believe that 25 years ago Stephen E. Ambrose’s book Band of Brothers was published. His extraordinary story of the ordinary men who fought in Easy Company during WWII is as engrossing a tale today as it was then. To honor this momentous occasion, we share with you some of quotes from … Read More

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Dick Winters and Our Band of Brothers Tour

Major Dick Winters

Our historian Kevin M. Hymel has been a popular historian with Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours for more than 10 years. Kevin leads Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours’ In Patton’s Footsteps Tour as well as many of our other WWII tours. Like all of our historians, he is a leader in his field and published author. He was … Read More

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Video of Easy Company Veterans and Historian Ron Drez

Easy Company veterans

We are delighted to share a short video that includes clips of a panel discussion between WWII Easy Company veterans, actors from the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, and our chief historian, Ron Drez. Hosted by 3-time World Series-winning pitcher Curt Schilling, American heroes Ed Tipper, Al Mampre and Babe Heffron, will remind you that … Read More

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