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

Arcuri, William Y.

Distinguished Flying Cross w/Valor Citation, POW, Air Force

Wells, Kenneth Roth

Distinguished Flying Cross, POW, Air Force

Crandell, Charles H.

POW, Navy

Thornton, Michael Edwin

Medal of Honor Recipient, Navy

Jefferson, Alexander

Purple Heart, POW, Army Air Corp