Donald Malarkey, portrayed in ‘Band of Brothers,’ has died

Stars and Stripes
October 1, 2017

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.

Malarkey was one of several members of “Easy Company” to be widely portrayed in the HBO miniseries, “Band of Brothers.” He died Sept. 30, 2017  in Salem, Oregon of age-related causes.