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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Crandell, Charles

Ex-POW, Navy

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Ex-POW, Air Force Cross Recipient, Air Force

Cole, Richard E. “Dick”

Distinguished Flying Cross, Army Air Corp

Frazier, Glenn

Bataan Death March Survivor, Army

Conetto, Al

Operation Hump Survivor, Army

Larsen, David

Navy Cross Recipient, Navy

Curtis, Thomas J.

Ex-POW, Air Force

Hardy, George

Congressional Gold Medal, “Tuskegee Airman” dated “1941-1949.”, Army Air Corp

Lewis, Keith

Ex-POW, Air Force

Stewart, Harry

Distinguished Flying Cross, Army Air Corp