Bill Guarnere, Band of Brothers Teammate, Passes Away at Age 90

Bill Guarnere, Band of Brothers Teammate, Passes Away at Age 90

Bill Guarnere, one of the last surviving members of the famed “Band of Brothers,” passed away yesterday. He was one month shy of his 91st birthday. Guarnere did not want to be a hero, but he did not have much choice in the matter because he just happened to be assigned to Easy Company, of the […]

‘Band of Brothers’ Veteran Wild Bill Guarnere Dies at 90

‘Band of Brothers’ Veteran Wild Bill Guarnere Dies at 90

World War II veteran William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, who lost a leg in the Battle of the Bulge and was immortalized in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, has died at the age of 90 according to his son. The HBO miniseries, which was based on the Stephen Ambrose book Band of Brothers, follows the lives of soldiers […]

William Guarnere WWII Veteran of ‘Band of Brothers’ Fame Perishes at 90

William Guarnere WWII Veteran of ‘Band of Brothers’ Fame Perishes at 90

William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, who was one of the WWII veterans depicted in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, perished at 90 Saturday in Philadelphia. He was considered a national hero. His family confirmed he was rushed to the hospital Saturday and later died of a ruptured aneurysm that night. The successful HBO miniseries was […]