Camp Toccoa Memorial

Camp Toccoa Memorial


Toccoa, Georgia (GA), US
Paratroopers in training ran from the camp up the mountain and back, memorialized in the HBO series, Band of Brothers, with the shout "three miles up, three miles down." Members of the 506th refer to themselves as "Currahees", which means, from the original Cherokee, "we stand alone".

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@ 2011-01-10 08:53:17
'Band of Brothers' inspiration dies at age 92

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Richard "Dick" Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries "Band of Brothers," died last week in central Pennsylvania. He was 92.

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