Band of Brothers

A 10-part miniseries based on Stephen Ambrose's bestseller about a World War II unit called Easy Company, 2nd Battalion of the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, that begins with their training in Georgia in the spring of 1942, follows them into France on D-Day and ends with the Allied victory in Europe in 1945.

Making of 'Band of Brothers'

First Aired: August 11, 2001

A behind-the-scenes look at the 2001 10-part miniseries about a U.S. Army unit in World War II. The series is based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's nonfiction best seller; Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks serve as its executive producers.

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  • Premiered: September 9, 2001
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: A 10-part miniseries based on Stephen Ambrose's bestseller about a World War II unit called Easy Company, 2nd Battalion of the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, that begins with their training in Georgia in the spring of 1942, follo… (more)

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