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Donald Malarkey one of the Band of Brothers had died.

Donald Malarkey, a World War II paratrooper who was awarded the Bronze Star after parachuting behind enemy lines at Normandy to destroy German artillery on D-Day, has died. He was 96.

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Interesting fact about Malarkey is that he was friends with Fritz Niland who the character Private James Ryan is based on in the movie Saving Private Ryan.
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