Friday, 23 December 2011

Wild Bill

Eight years ago I wrote an email to William Guarnere.  For those that have watched Band of Brothers and/or read Stephen Ambrose's novel then you would be very familiar with Wild Bill.  His story really grabbed me and so in 2002 I wrote him an email via the website his sons has set up to answer questions that arose after the HBO series screened.

I received a handwritten reply a year later.

I found the letter in my storage container today.  I hadn't thought about it in years.  But now my younger brother has seen the series, loved it as I have and read everything about the Easy Company - 506th PIR 101st.  Today he thinks I am somewhat cool.

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