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Ronald Speirs
by Jesse Russell and Ronald Cohn




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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Lieutenant Colonel Ronald C. Speirs (April 20, 1920 - April 11, 2007) was a United States Army officer who served in the U.S. 101st Airborne Division during World War II. He was initially a platoon leader in Company either "C" or "B" ("Charlie" or "Baker" Company) of the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Speirs was reassigned to "D" Dog Company prior to the Normandy Invasion. Later he was re-assigned to "Easy" Company, and would command "E" or "Easy" Company in Bastogne at the end of the Battle of the Bulge. Speirs also served in Korea where he commanded a rifle company, and later became the American Governor for Spandau Prison in Berlin. He achieved the rank of Captain while serving in the European Theater during World War II and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. Speirs was portrayed in the television miniseries Band of Brothers by Matthew Settle. Speirs' life story was featured in the 2010 book A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us.

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Lieutenant Colonel Ronald C. Speirs (April 20, 1920 - April 11, 2007) was a United States Army officer who served in the U.S. 101st Airborne Division during World War II. He was initially a platoon leader in Company either "C" or "B" ("Charlie" or "Baker" Company) of the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Speirs was reassigned to "D" Dog Company prior to the Normandy Invasion. Later he was re-assigned to "Easy" Company, and would command "E" or "Easy" Company in Bastogne at the end of the Battle of the Bulge. Speirs also served in Korea where he commanded a rifle company, and later became the American Governor for Spandau Prison in Berlin. He achieved the rank of Captain while serving in the European Theater during World War II and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. Speirs was portrayed in the television miniseries Band of Brothers by Matthew Settle. Speirs' life story was featured in the 2010 book A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us.


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  • ISBN-13: 9785511136738
  • ISBN-10: 5511136735
  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: January 2013
  • Page Count: 152
  • Dimensions: 8.27 x 5.83 x 0.33 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.42 pounds


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