Band of Brothers
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TV Series (2001)
Damian Lewis (Major Richard Winters)
Ron Livingston (Capt. Lewis Nixon)
Matthew Settle (Capt. Ronald Speirs)
Donnie Wahlberg (Lt. Carwood Lipton)
Ross McCall (Cpl. Joseph Liebgott)
The narrative centers on the experiences of E Company ("Easy Company") of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment assigned to the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army. The series covers Easy's basic training at Toccoa, Georgia, the American airborne landings in Normandy, Operation Market Garden, the Battle of Bastogne and on to the end of the war, including the taking of the Kehlsteinhaus (Hitler's Eagle's Nest).
Ep.01 Currahee, Ep.02 Day of Days and Ep.04 Replacements
Is the most frequently seen plane throughout the series. It appears during training in episode 1 and during combat jumps in episode 2 & 4. It drop troops supplies in part 6 and is seen in some background shots.
Aircraft used in filming:
- Registration N47FK, Douglas C-47A-35-DL Skytrain c/n 9700 built in 1943. Had USAAF serial 42-23838.
- Registration N147DC, Douglas C-47A-75-DL Skytrain c/n 19347 built in 1943. Had USAAF serial 42-100884. Same aircraft in other works at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).
- Registration G-DAKK, Douglas C-47A-35-DL Skytrain c/n 9798 built in 1943. Had USAAF serial 42-23936.
- Registration G-AMRA, Douglas C-47B-15-DK Skytrain c/n 15290 built in 1944. Had USAAF serial 43-49474.
Two Spitfires are seen doing a fly-by during training in England.
Two Mustangs fly past the paratroopers preparing for Operation Market Garden.
A fleet of low lever bombers are seen shortly after the paratroopers landed in Holland. One has an engine failure.
A P-47 attacks some US paratroopers by accident.
These planes bomb Bastogne in episode 6.