Donald Malarkey

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Birthday
31, 1921
Birthplace
Oregon
DEATH DATE
Sep 30, 2017 (96)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
31, 1921
Birthplace
Oregon
DEATH DATE
Sep 30, 2017 (96)

About

Paratrooper who was a member of Easy Company, the subject of the miniseries Band of Brothers, and a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.

Before Fame

He originally tried enlisting in the marines, but was rejected. After being drafted, he volunteered to be a paratrooper.

Trivia

After parachuting into France, he participated in a battle that took out four German artillery battery.

Family Life

He married Irene Moor.

Associated With

He told the story which led to the screenplay for the Tom Hanks' film Saving Private Ryan.