Band of Brothers

Day of Days - S1-E2

Character mistake: Winter calls his officer Major Strayers, when actually Strayers was a Lt Colonel. Winters made the same mistake in Currahee when walking upstairs with Capt Sobel.

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Suggested correction: Strayer didn't become a Lt. Colonel until 1945. In fact, Winters took over leading 2nd battalion of the 506th from Major Strayer when he became a Major and Strayer was promoted to lead the regiment.

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Crossroads - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When Easy is paddling across the river to aid the British soldiers, there is a shot where the person closest to the camera (Bull Randleman) appears to be rowing, but there is nothing in his hands.

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Richard Winters: That night, I thanked God for seeing me through that day of days and prayed I would make it through D plus 1. I also promised that if some way I could get home again, I would find a nice peaceful town and spend the rest of my life in peace.

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Crossroads - S1-E5

Question: How exactly do the M1 Garands work? I noticed that after the clip is emptied a metal type plate comes out the top of the rifle, what is that?

Answer: That actually is the clip. It is loaded into the top of the rifle, and is ejected with the last round. See http://www.wwiitech.net/main/usa/weapons/m1/.

J I Cohen

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