Easy Company fights in the Battle of Carentan, in which they lose several men. Rumors start to circulate that Lieutenant Speirs killed a group of German prisoners of war. The episode focuses on Private Albert Blithe, who struggles with shell-shock following the battle. After he is finally spurred into action by Winters during the Battle of Bloody Gulch, Blithe overcomes his fears. Several days later, he is shot by a German sniper after volunteering to be lead scout in a patrol (the ending erroneously states Blithe died from his wounds in 1948; in fact, he recovered and continued to serve in the Army until his death in December, 1967).

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Band of Brothers Season 1

# Title Air Date
Band of Brothers
1:1 Currahee Sep 9, 2001
1:2 Day of Days Sep 9, 2001
1:3 Carentan Sep 16, 2001
1:4 Replacements Sep 23, 2001
1:5 Crossroads Sep 30, 2001
1:6 Bastogne Oct 7, 2001
1:7 The Breaking Point Oct 14, 2001
1:8 The Last Patrol Oct 21, 2001
1:9 Why We Fight Oct 28, 2001
1:10 Points Nov 4, 2001

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