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Military tactics in Band of Brothers on the night prior to D-Day invasion

While watching Band of Brothers, in the second episode, after the paratroopers drop in the night prior to D-Day, Winters and Hall run into each other in the field in the dark and walk out together. ...
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Where was the location of the “Band of Brothers” scene with Wild Bill firing at a German Patrol?

I’ve been to most Band of Brothers locations but one escapes me. Shortly after the brothers parachute into Normandy, they come across a German patrol with horses and carts etc. Winter signals ...
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What was the purpose of night patrol?

Why risk soldiers lives to go across the river to get a couple prisoners in a night patrol?
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Where is that house with amazing lakeview from HBO's Band Of Brothers? [closed]

Is it a private property if not can you visit to look at the view? [The house with the view I'm talking about]
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Portrayals of emaciated people in WW2 dramas

In the Band Of Brothers (HBO TV series) episode "Why We Fight" there is a plotline about the liberation of a concentration camp. There are many (highly disturbing) scenes showing portrayals of ...
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What was wrong with Buck after his return?

In Band of Brothers, Episode 5 "Crossroads", shortly before the Battalion is called to the Ardennes, there is a scene where the soldiers are sitting a tent watching a movie. Cpt. Winters enters and ...
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What was the purpose of showing Private White sitting in full uniform?

Watching Band of Brothers and in the first show, they're all getting ready to run Currahee, and everyone has changed except for Private White, whose still in his uniform. What was the purpose of that ...