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

More Honored Vets

Adkins, Bennie G.

Medal of Honor recipient, Marines

Rosser, Ronald

Medal of Honor recipient, Army

Crandall, Bruce Perry

Medal of Honor recipient, Army

Lemon, Peter C.

Medal of Honor recipient, Army

Larsen, David R.

Navy Cross Recipient, Navy