On the one hand, the story of Easy Company is more than compelling.The company featured prominently in D-Day, Operation Market Garden, The Battle of the Bulge and the famous siege at Bastogne, the liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps and the occupation of Goering’s Palace and Hitler’s Eagles Nest.First, Ambrose completely over-eggs the dramatic story telling aspect of the book. I wish I was exaggerating in this regard, but take for example the following, not atypical paragraph: “Get ‘em? Lorraine hit one with his tommy-gun, Winters aimed his M-1, squeezed and shot his man through the back of his head.Tags: Data Mining Research PaperRoll Of Thunder Essay TitlesWhats In A Business PlanDescriptive Essay HintsDefinition Of Planning In Business ManagementEnglish Persuasive Essay WritingA Sample Of A Research PaperHow To Create A Marketing Plan For A Small BusinessHow To Write A University Research Paper
This is an intimate look at how these men came together and made it through the worst the Germans had, how they became a band of brothers.
History I CPS 10 C 17 January 2013 Band of Brothers In the summer of 1942, young men in Army training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, are given an opportunity to be part of a unique unit of paratroopers.
Their training includes basic infantry skills - use and maintenance of various weapons, map reading, and communications.
Further, the fact that the Company was a volunteer unit formed before the war offered Band of Brothers a group of characters that readers could get to know and follow throughout Easy Company’s experiences.
However, these strengths are more than off-set by two major, and in my mind related, weaknesses in this book.