Although this title does offer more insight into Maj. Winters personal experiences it also repeats a lot of what was in Band of Brothers.
The beginning states that one of the purposes of the book was to get more of the stories from the members of E Company, that Ambrose left out of his book for whatever reason, into print so that they would be told, well there are some very short quips and quotes but I don't remember any real stories other than what Mr. Winters relates about his own experiences.
Don't however get me wrong about the content it is informative and I think anyone interested in the history of WW2 and Easy Company will enjoy the book but I would have really liked to hear stories by other members related through Winters like Lipton, Compton, Rendleman, or any number of other members who I am sure have told stories to Winters and others but we have not heard them, maybe not but I am sure there are some.
Finally the end of the book and I don't want to spoil it for anyone but it really saddens me to learn of the passing of so many of these men in the past few years and I hope that thier families and friends were able to get to know what these men went through and to understand just what they did for us and everyone who lives in freedom today. Unfortunatly for me my father who served in WW2 passed away before I was old enough to ask about what he went through and all of his information was lost in the fire at the St. Louis archives back in the seventies. So if you have a relative who served talk to them listen to them and learn.
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