Band of Brothers – Episode Five – Crossroads
As Winters (Damien Lewis) is promoted to executive officer of his battalion, he finds himself reflecting on the horrors of war as he wrestles with the guilt of having killed a teenage German soldier. Mounting pressure to lead the battalion threatens to swallow Winters whole with the weight of his own actions sitting heavy on his shoulders.
John Richards served as editor on this episode, working with director Tom Hanks on the critically acclaimed show.
Written by: Erik Jendresen
Directed by: Tom Hanks
First Broadcast: HBO, September 30th 2001