William Guarnere

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Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 8, 2014 (90)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 8, 2014 (90)

About

Staff sergeant and paratrooper for the famous Easy Company who was known for his wild behavior, and participated in the Brecourt Manor Assault.

Before Fame

He worked for Baldwin Locomotive Works before he enlisted.

Trivia

He received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Silver Star, and Good Conduct Medal. He later wrote a novel about his experience in the war.

Family Life

He married Francis Guaarnere.

Associated With

The series Band of Brothers, which starred actor Damian Lewis, was partially based on his memories of WWII.