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Forrest Guth and Floyd Talbert with locals on D-day morning.

Forrest Guth and Floyd Talbert with locals on D-day morning. Poor Forrest Guth was not mentioned in the Band of Brothers movies because producers thought it sounded too much like Forrest Gump.

The real Band of Brothers, from left to right: Private Carl L. Fenstermaker, Private Roderick "Rod" G. Strohl, Private Forrest "Gutty" L. Guth, and Private Amos "Buck" Taylor. All from Third Platoon, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (E/506), prepare for a training jump at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, in 1942 (other sources said as Camp Mackall in North Carolina).

The real Band of Brothers, from left to right: Private Carl L. Fenstermaker, Private Roderick "Rod" G. Strohl, Private Forrest "Gutty" L. Guth, and Private Amos "Buck" Taylor. All from Third Platoon, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (E/506), prepare for a training jump at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, in 1942 (other sources said as Camp Mackall in North Carolina).

A Soldier of the 535th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion, 99th Infantry Division, with his pup during the Battle of the Bulge, somewhere in Belgium on January 4, 1945.

Good Morning:A Soldier of the Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion, Infantry Division, with his pup during the Battle of the Bulge. somewhere in Belgium on January 1945

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

Captain Lewis Nixon of Easy Company the morning after VE-day. The booze comes from Hermann Göring's house.

Forrest Guth with his uniform he wore in 1944. Veteran of D-Day , Market Garden , and The Battle of the Bulge.

Forrest Guth with his uniform he wore in Veteran of D-Day , Market Garden , and The Battle of the Bulge.

Forrest Guth, Easy Company 2nd Battalion,506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

willingness -- leadership principles from an original member of the Band of Brothers (Forrest Guth) by guest author Marcus Brotherton.

The real Band of Brothers: George Luz (on the right) jokes around with two other soldiers

The real Band of Brothers: George Luz (on the right) jokes around with .

The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia.

The first VA Union soldier killed by a VA Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia. The conflicts of Virginia to succeed or not.

Jack Foley (1922-2009) <3 "Lieutenant Foley took over the platoon. We all liked Foley. He was a good leader, a good soldier. One of the best in Easy Company." - Babe talking about Foley p.177 Brothers in Battle - Best of Friends by Bill Guarnere/Babe Heffron

Jack Foley "Lieutenant Foley took over the platoon. We all liked Foley. He was a good leader, a good soldier. One of the best in Easy Company." - Babe talking about Foley Brothers in Battle - Best of Friends by Bill Guarnere/Babe Heffron

Hugo Boss designed the Nazi uniforms. He was stripped of his voting rights and fined "a very heavy penalty" of 100,000 DM (USD 70,553).

Hugo Boss designed the Nazi uniforms. He was stripped of his voting rights and fined "a very heavy penalty" of 100,000 DM (USD 70,553).

Viral pictures of the day: Hugo Boss designed the Nazi uniforms. He was stripped of his voting rights and fined "a very heavy penalty" of DM (USD

This German soldier carries the Sturmgewehr 44, the first "assault" (battle) rifle to come into mass production. The StG 44 was far superior to anything the Allies had to deploy, but endemic industrial shortages prevented its full implementation throughout the German army. In the end, its appearance in the battlefield came too late to influence the outcome of the conflict.

This German soldier carries an StG considered to be the first assault rifle in the world but it came too late to affect the outcome of the war.

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(Band of Brothers) William "Wild Bill" Guarnere and Edward "Babe" Hefron.

Long war: Hiroo Onoda surrenders on Lubang Island, the Philippines, in 1974 after WII. Died age 91 Tokyo.

Long war: Hiroo Onoda, World War II Japanese soldier, at last surrenders on Lubang Island, the Philippines, in