Easy Company 506th, Band of Brothers Actors and Heroes PART 1

Staff Sergeant James Moe Alley

Trained at Toccoa and fought at Normandy and Holland. Alley was wounded in October 1944, and later went AWOL from the hospital to rejoin Easy Company in time for the Battle of the Bulge and stayed with the company through Austria. He died in 2008.

He was portrayed in the series by George Calil.

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Staff Sergeant James Moe Alley



Private Albert Blithe

Albert Blithe was part of Easy Company from Camp Toccoa. He jumped into Normandy and where he suffered from hysterical blindness during the battle of Carentan. He recovered and was shot in the shoulder by a sniper and was rotated back to the US. He served in Korea and died from a perforated ulcer in 1967.

He was portrayed in the series by actor Marc Warren.

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Private Albert Blithe

Technical Sergeant Burton Paul Christenson

Burton Paul Christenson trained at Camp Toccoa, jumped into Normandy and Holland. He was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge and returned to the company in Austria in 1945. He died in 1998.

He was portrayed in the series by Michael Fassbender.

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Technical Sergeant Burton Paul Christenson



Private Roy Cobb

Roy Cobb served in the 1st Armored Division in the invasion of North Africa. He joined Easy Company in Camp Toccoa. He was wounded on the airplane on D-Day and did not jump into Normandy, but fought in Holland, and the Battle of the Bulge. He was almost court martialed for assaulting Lt. Foley in Haguenau but returned to the company and served into Austria.  He died in 1990.

He was portrayed in the series by Craig Heaney.

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Private Roy Cobb

1st Lieutenant Lynn Davis “Buck” Compton

Lynn Compton trained at Camp MacKall with the 515th Parachute Regiment of the 17th Airborne before transferring to Easy Company in Aldbourne, England prior to D-Day. He fought in Normandy and was wounded in Holland. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge but suffered from war weariness and became a non-battle casualty. He died in 2012.

He was portrayed in the series by Neal McDonough.

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1st Lieutenant Lynn Davis “Buck” Compton



1st Lieutenant Norman Staunton Dike

Norman Dike Jumped into Normandy and Holland as part of Headquarters Company 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He joined Easy Company in November 1944 and served with the during the siege of Bastogne. He was awarded two Bronze Stars, one in Holland and one in the Battle of the Bulge. On January 13th 1945 Dike lead an attack on Foy and had to be relieved of command. He went back to Regimental and later Divisional Headquarters where he served the rest of the war. He died in 1989.

He was portrayed in the series by Peter O’Meara.

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1st Lieutenant Norman Staunton Dike

Corporal William Heister Dukeman Jr.

William Dukeman trained at Toccoa and jumped into Normandy where he has slightly wounded. While serving in Holland Dukeman was killed by a rifle grenade.

He was portrayed in the series by Mark Lawrence.

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Corporal William Heister Dukeman Jr.

1st Sergeant Williams Evans

William Evans joined trained at Camp Toccoa. He was aboard Lt. Meehan’s aircraft that was shot down and crashed on D-Day.

He was portrayed in the series by Simon Pegg.

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1st Sergeant Williams Evans



1st Lieutenant Jack Edward Foley

Jack Foley joined Easy Company during the Battle of the Bulge and took part in the attack on Foy and served into Austria.

He was portrayed in the series by Jamie Bamber.

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1st Lieutenant Jack Edward Foley

Technician 5th Grade Antonio C. Garcia

Antonio Garcia was a replacement who joined Easy Company after Normandy. He fought in Holland, the Battle of the Bulge and into Austria.

He was portrayed in the series by Douglas Spain.

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Technician 5th Grade Antonio C. Garcia

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