Film Premier: “Battle of Brecourt Manor,” with filmmaker Vance Day and “Band of Brothers” veterans Don Malarkey & Buck Compton
Time: Saturday, January 8, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Event Type: Special Event
Location: William M. Allen Theater
1st Lt. Lynn “Buck” Compton and Tech. Sgt. Donald Malarkey, two of the original members of “Easy Company” (E Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division—immortalized in the book and mini-series “Band of Brothers”) will join filmmaker Vance Day for the Seattle premier of Day’s documentary, “Battle of Brecourt Manor.” The Brecourt Manor Assault was an engagement which involved Easy Company on the morning of June 6th, 1944 during Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Europe. After the screening, Day, Malarky and Compton will field questions from the audience.
The men will be available for autographs in the Museum lobby following the program.
The Program is Free with Museum Admission or Membership.