Mississippi Native, Bradford “Brad” Freeman, Easy Company, Second Battalion, 506th, Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.  The book “Band of Brothers”, is based on the harrowing events that made-up their military careers and later on became the popular HBO miniseries.

 

http://www.theredstonerocket.com/news/article_73002bb0-148b-11e7-9532-773a58560b69.html

https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/living-legacies-real-band-brothers-vets-just-wont_quit.html

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Jefferson Alexander

Purple Heart, Army Air Corp

Arcuri, William Y.

Distinguished Flying Cross w/Valor Citation, Air Force

Livingston, James

Medal of Honor recipient, Army

Herlik, Querin E.

Ex-POW, Army

Whitehead, Doyle

Chief Master Sargent USAF, Air Force