By Episode and Character - Denver "Bull" Randleman in Replacements - 12/?
Band Of Brothers + Colors for dollydagger87
In one of the most iconic images of the Korean War, if not the history of the United States Marine Corps, 2nd Lt. Baldomero López scales the seawall at Inchon on Sept. 15th, 1950. Mere minutes after the photo was taken however, Lopez would be killed in action, jumping on a grenade that he had dropped, after being struck by North Korean fire, in the act of throwing it. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
Two sailors celebrating the end of World War II in style.
Yo, all you gotta do is get Rudy on board, and you’re gonna be the next Spielberg of twink movies.
Band of Brothers » Lewis Nixon + dogs
Kathy’s divorcing me. She’s taking everything. She’s taking the house, she’s taking the kid, she’s taking the dog…
"I promised him that if he got hit, I’d get his stuff and bring it to his mom. You know? Now the fucking Krauts will strip him… I should have got to him."
Never run when you can walk, never walk when you can stand, never stand when you can sit, never sit when you can lay down, never lay down when you can sleep, and never pass a supply of clean water.
"The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you’re already dead. The sooner you accept that, the sooner you’ll be able to function as a soldier is supposed to functio. Without mercy, without compassion, without remorse. All war depends upon it."
A French woman tends to the grave of a 23-year-old Canadian soldier who as buried earlier that day; Bombardier Everitt Ivan Hill of the 2nd Anti-Tank Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, killed during the Battle for Caen. Under his name and date of burial is written ”The French Will Never Forget the Canadians.” Beneath that inscription, on a separate piece of paper, is written in French:
"Rest in peace under the beautiful French sky,
Son of Canada and glorious martyr.
You have given your life for our deliverance —
May your name be forever blessed in Heaven.”
Hill, originally from Little Britain, Ontario, enlisted with the Royal Canadian Artillery on 24 March 1941 and landed in Normandy on D-Day. He was later reburied at Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery near Cintheaux; one of approximately 50,539 Allied casualties in the Battle for Caen. Approximately 226,386 Allied soldiers and between 400,000 to 450,000 Axis soldiers would be killed in the Battle of Normandy. Caen, Calvados, Lower Normandy, France. 18 July 1944. Image taken by Canadian Army Lt. Ken Bell.
Lighters of the Vietnam War
Richard Speight Jr & Scott Grimes, behind the scenes of Band of Brothers