I can't recall ever seeing a war show or movie told through the eyes of a medic before. Is band of brothers the mini series worth watching? It was a beautify yet horrifying depiction of a brutal war and will stand the test of time helping younger generations realize what members of our country went through for our freedom. The scenes at Bastogne at truly horrifying. Gets me every time. It has to be said though that, although this heavily romanticized storytelling makes for fantastic television, things were probably a lot less alluring during the actual war. Enjoy the first of my Memorial Day 2017 WWII movie reviews He was portrayed as Jewish, I believe, because some of the surviving company men thought he was. BAND OF BROTHERS REVIEW. He is so coldly competent. he said since the show has been running they randomly receive mail from holocaust survivors who his dad was the first american (allied force) soldier they communicated with due to language barrier. Conveying the slowly mounting cost of seeing these men torn up, wounded and killed, while trying to maintain the professional distance he needs, just to stay sane. Then the scene of the soldiers walking into the concentration camp had my gut aching. 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It's such a melancholy episode, with the noble and tragic nurse, sacrificing herself, with Buck talking about how his girlfriend broke up with him, and with the general sense of helplessness that these men must have felt, surrounded by the German army and desperately low on all supplies. 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