“Regardless of points, medals or wounds… each man in the 101st Airborne would be going home. Each of us would be forever connected by our shared experience. And each would have to rejoin the world as best he could. How we lived our lives after the war was as varied as each man.”
SGT. Christenson: Yeah, and there’s another one about him giving cigarettes to twenty German POW’s before killing ‘em.
Ken Webb: He shot twenty POW’s?
Frank Perconte: Well, actually, I heard it was more like thirty.
George Luz became a handyman in Providence, Rhode Island, and as a testament to his character sixteen hundred people attended his funeral in 1998.
Doc Roe died in Louisiana in 1998. He’d been a construction contractor.
Frank Perconte returned to Chicago and worked a postal route as a mail man.
Band of Brothers: Funniest moments → Hey, George. Kind of remind you of Bastogne? (Why We Fight) ♠
“Hey, Frank, this guy is reading an article over here that says that the Germans - are bad.”