Band of Brothers Book Review Essay examples
E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne: From Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
By Stephen Ambrose
Review by Kevin Campopiano
Band of Brothers is a book chronicalizing the emotions, bonds, tragedies and tactics used by Easy Company in the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne which is one of the highest decorated companies from World War II in the United States armed forces. It is written by Stephen Ambrose, a distinguished history professor at the University of New Orleans and noted American historian and biographer.
Easy company was involved in almost every major airborne campaign in the European conflicts of World War II, Even so the book heavily covers …show more content…
The one argument one might make against the book cannot even be blamed on anything and that is the fact that sometimes you get too connected to the characters. Reading this book you might find yourself loving Sgt. Guarnere and Lt. Winters and hating Lt. Dyke simply on the descriptions of the person and their relationships with other people in the book. This might be a little unfair because it may cause the reader to pass judgment on a character who in any other situation might not be the same person. However this is not so much a complaint as much it is a afterthought of a extremely descriptive writing style.
It’s a shame that this book is more widely known because of its