Band of Brothers
Efforts are underway to raise money to erect a statute in South Philadelphia honoring Edward “Babe” Heffron, a World War II paratrooper whose heroism is well documented in the HBO series “Band of Brothers.”
Guarnere passed away in March at the age of 90 and he was one of a kind.
Granddaughter Of ‘Wild Bill’ Guarnere: ‘Rather Than Mourning His Loss, We’re Going To Be Celebrating His Life’
Dom Giordano spoke with Debbie Rafferty Thursday on 1210 WPHT.
William ‘Wild Bill’ Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died at the age of 90.
With World War II-era military planes darting overhead and Normandy’s Utah Beach visible in the distance, a bronze statue emerged from beneath a camouflage parachute, in tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series “Band of Brothers.”
Richard “Dick” Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries “Band of Brothers,” died last week in central Pennsylvania. He was 92.
This might be hard to believe, but World War Two veterans Bill Guarnere and Edward “Babe” Heffron generally don’t like Veterans Day. You see for them, it can be a lot of work.