Members of the USA's Easy company celebrate VE Day (May 8, 1945) in Adolf Hitler's Berchtesgaden residence in Austria. After a short bombing campaign of the town of Obersalzberg, where the house was located, troops seized the residence. Easy company want onto inspire the multi-award winning series Band of Brothers. Left to right: Major Richard Winters, Captain Lewis Nixon, First Lieutenant Harry Welsh, First Lieutenant Thomas Peacock. Enos could not identity the soldier on the far right.
Lewis Nixon <3 "The one who really took advantage of the booze was one of our lieutenants, Lewis Nixon. The guys called him Blue Beard, he needed to shave two times a day but he never did. There's a picture of him in Band of Brothers that shows him the morning after he got ahold of Hitler's wine" - Babe p.207 Brothers in Battle-Best of Friends by Bill Guarnere/Babe Heffron